July 12, 2021
Innovation working group strives to enhance METC training
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —
Experienced instructors, state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, and degree pathway programs are some of the many features that give the Medical Education and Training Campus at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, an edge in producing highly-trained, military allied health professionals.
July 8, 2021
GREENVILLE, Ky. – One Soldier’s passion for preventive medicine became an unusual annual tradition at Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky.
Uniforms with Programmable Fiber could Transmit Data and More
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Army-funded research has resulted in the development of a programmable fiber that could transmit data from military uniforms.
Naval Hospital Jacksonville celebrates 80 years of health and readiness
On July 1, Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville celebrates 80 years of providing health care and readiness.
Ky. Guard Reaches New COVID Milestone with UofL Ending Drive-Thru Testing and Vaccination Site Downtown
The Kentucky National Guard has been working alongside the University of Louisville since March of 2020 in the fight against COVID.
July 6, 2021
Air Force releases cardio and strength fitness assessment alternatives, new online capabilities
WASHINGTON (AFNS) —
The Air Force will provide Airmen five physical fitness assessment alternatives - three for the cardio portion and sit-up components and two for the push-up component of the physical fitness assessment beginning in early 2022.
July 1, 2021
COVID-19 pandemic not over, concerns over Delta Variant growing
Nearly 68% of active duty personnel have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose. But that still leaves many service members vulnerable to the delta variant of the virus, health officials at the Pentagon said.
I Am Navy Medicine – Lt. Caitlin Sleight, clinical psychologist - at NMRTC Bremerton
The junior officer of the quarter at for Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton admittedly could not have envisioned her current status in Navy Medicine.
June 29, 2021
New COVID-19 Delta Variant: What you need to know to stay safe
FALLS CHURCH, Va. —
A new and increasingly dangerous variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is rapidly sweeping across the globe. This new variant appears to spread faster, cause more severe disease and is more likely to result in hospitalization.
Also, younger people appear to be more susceptible to the new strain, known as the Delta variant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
PTSD: Seeking out Mental Health Care is the First Step to Wellness
FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Service members, family members and veterans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder may repeatedly re-experience their ordeal as nightmares, flashbacks or frightening thoughts, especially when exposed to events that remind them of their original trauma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.