Capt. David Adams, commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS), receives an influenza vaccine from Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class David Manes at CFAS Sept. 29, 2021. Active duty personnel are required to be vaccinated annually prior to the winter flu season (Photo by: Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasmine Ikusebiala).

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Oct. 15, 2021

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Photo By Lori Newman | Elaine Sanchez explores the new MHS GENESIS Patient Portal at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Oct. 6, 2021. The San Antonio Market will transition to the new electronic health record system – known as MHS GENESIS – in January 2022. (U.S. Army Photo by Lori Newman)

MHS GENESIS: New Electronic Health Record Coming...

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Oct. 06, 2021

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (Oct. 5, 2021) The San Antonio Market will transition to the new electronic...
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U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jason Billingsley, the superintendent for the 442d Sustainment Services Flight, is photographed with a stopwatch Oct. 3, 2021 on Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Billingsley led a virtual training about the new myFitness platform used by fitness program managers to schedule tests, run reports, and keep track of results and exemptions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Missy Sterling)

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Oct. 03, 2021

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo.-- Senior Master Sgt. Jason Billingsley, the superintendent of the 442d...
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Dr. Brian Lein, Defense Health Agency assistant director, and Col. Daniel Moore, Central Texas Market Director and Commander Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center unfurl the flags during the DHA’s formal establishment ceremony of the Central Texas Market, at the markets main health facility the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center 29 Sept.

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Sep. 29, 2021

Fort Hood, Texas – The Defense Health Agency (DHA) marked the establishment of the Central Texas Market, a...
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Participants in the Storytellers event at Kadena Air Base, Japan, pose for a photo after sharing their experiences, Sept. 9, 2021. After the event, those in attendance received gift bags with resources like a pocket journal, local crisis resource directory and a Mental Health Peer Alliance bookmark. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anna Nolte)

Storytellers: Narratives on Mental Health

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Sep. 24, 2021

Three storytellers shared their experiences with overcoming adversity during a Storytellers event hosted by...
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CONNECT TO PROTECT is a strategy designed to encourage Soldiers, their Families and Department of the Army civilians to take action to make connections with and reach out to the people around them and the resources in our community. In keeping with the theme of connectedness, the Army is focusing on “It’s the Little Things that Matter” – “the little things” include the daily interactions with our friends, Family, and peers. Those little things build strong relationships and act as protective factors. (Courtesy asset from Army Resilience Directorate) (Ronald Wolf)

CONNECT TO PROTECT for Suicide Prevention: SUPPO...

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Sep. 21, 2021

Suicide prevention is among the highest priorities of the Army.
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Debra Lamb is a housing manager for the Fort Carson Directorate of Public Works (Scott Prater)

COVID-19 can Lead to Long-term Health Concerns

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Sep. 20, 2021

FORT CARSON, Colo. — Debra Lamb has a message for anyone who believes the coronavirus is a hoax.
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Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 14, 2020. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando) (Lisa Ferdinando)

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Sep. 17, 2021

On September 14, 2021, the Army announced its plan to comply with the Secretary of Defense’s order requiring...
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Aug. 10, 2021

New Website Combines all Navy and Marine Corps Electronic Health Assessments

Accessing and completing a Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) or any Deployment Related Health Assessment (DRHA) is now easier with two websites combined into one.

Aug. 9, 2021

Airman Advocates for Neurodiversity in Military

A passenger-filled sedan rolled violently against a dirt median, abruptly halted on its roof and blocked oncoming traffic on the interstate. Master Sgt. Shale Norwitz’s duty to protect and serve took precedence.

Aug. 9, 2021

Army Artist Unveils New COVID-19 Artwork

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (August 4, 2021)— Two new pieces of art created by the U. S. Army Artist in Residence, Sgt. 1st Class Curt Loter, were unveiled Wednesday August 4 during a ceremony at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. The artwork depicts scenes of Army Medical Soldiers responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Aug. 9, 2021

Spangdahlem AB Tests New PT Options

Fitness Assessment Airmen from the 52nd Force Support Squadron began testing the new physical training options scheduled to become available Air Force-wide in the beginning of 2022.

Aug. 5, 2021

An Expo Emphasis on Mental Health and Wellness

As Navy Lt. Maxwell Anderson calmly addressed a seated crowd during the Mental Health and Wellness Expo 2021, he asked those in attendance to focus on the concept of mindfulness.

Aug. 4, 2021

Medical Leaders Take Part in Robust Conversation on COVID

On August 4, 2021, COVID-19 was again front and center as top medical leaders of the Navy, Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Coast Guard took part in a robust conversation about the pandemic at the Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland.

Aug. 4, 2021

Vaccination Station: Joint-Service Initiative at Navy Exchange Pearl Harbor

In an effort to meet service members and their families where they conduct their day to day lives, Naval Health Clinic Hawaii (NHCH), Tripler Army Medical Center, and the American Red Cross joined together to bring the COVID-19 vaccine to the Navy Exchange (NEX) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

July 28, 2021

I Am Navy Medicine - and NHB Employee of the Month - Matt Hodgson

By Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs officer – What started out as an interest in the medical field has become a career spanning 30 years – and counting – of active duty and civil service for Matt Hodgson.

July 27, 2021

New Markets, MHS Transformation and You: What Does it All Mean?

The Military Health System's transformation is quickly accelerating as the Defense Health Agency launched 10 new markets in locations across the country on July 26.

July 26, 2021

Puget Sound Military Health System Certified by Defense Health Agency

By Carrie Petershagan, PSMHS —The Puget Sound Military Health System (MHS) has become the latest to certify as a MHS market. This marks the next step in a long history of collaboration with staff at Army, Navy and Air Force military medical treatment facilities (MTF) in the Pacific Northwest.

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