Blayne Brown is surrounded by his team of health care professionals at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune on June 25, 2024. Brown was transported to the NMCCL Trauma Center from North Topsail Beach on June 23 after suffering extensive wounds to his right leg from a shark bite. Brown was cared for by a team of providers at NMCCL; he will soon travel home to West Virginia to complete recovery.

Boy Bitten by Shark Thanks Naval Medical Center ...

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Jun. 25, 2024

On June 23, 14-year-old Blayne Brown was transported to Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune after suffering...
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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center hosted its annual Safety Day celebration, Jun. 18 to promote summer safety awareness among staff. The event featured safety experts from various departments providing guidance on preventing injuries from heat, outdoor activities, water recreation, lawn care, and more.

Walter Reed Hosts Summer Safety Day

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Jun. 20, 2024

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command...
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New DAF Mental Health Overview clarifies mental ...

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Apr. 11, 2024

The overview guide contains seven brief chapters that debunk common mental health assumptions, differentiate...
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U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 36th Medical Group learn to use the Military Health System Genesis program at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 12, 2024. MHS Genesis is an advanced electronic health record, that has replaced several legacy systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Allon Lapaix)

MHS GENESIS Deploying in Guam

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Jan. 18, 2024

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Military Health System GENESIS deployed here, Jan. 13th, 2023.MHS GENESIS is...
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The front of the Ehrling Bergquist Medical Clinic at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

MDG announces holiday season family day schedule

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Dec. 18, 2023

The 55th Medical Group recently announced its holiday season family day schedule for the Ehrling Bergquist...
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Sailors from USNMRTC Okinawa enjoys cake the morning of the MHS GENESIS launch.

MHS GENESIS Now Operational in Europe, Pacific

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Dec. 12, 2023

MHS GENESIS, the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record, is now operational in the European and...
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Air Force physician chosen to lead military’s largest medical network

Air Force Physician Chosen to Lead Military’s La...

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Oct. 13, 2023

An Air Force physician with over 30 years of service became the first director of the newly designated Defense...
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New COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for 2023-24

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Sep. 18, 2023

This page is being updated based on the Sept. 12, 2023, decision and recommendation by the Centers for Disease...
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Sept. 18, 2023

New COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for 2023-24

This page is being updated based on the Sept. 12, 2023, decision and recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter.

Aug. 24, 2023

Military Health System: How Ideas Are Adopted to Help Patients, Providers

New evidence-based practices can improve health care, yet they don’t always get adopted. There are many reasons for this, including a lack of awareness, lack of training and implementation support, and a reluctance to doing things differently than in the past—to name a few. Even mandates to adopt a certain new service or practice may not overcome some of these barriers.

July 17, 2023

Defense Health Agency’s Top Noncommissioned Officer ‘Aims High’

Defense Health Agency Noncommissioned Officer of the Year U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel Fisher competed in the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Noncommissioned Officer of Year competition in Washington, D.C in May 2023. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in August 2023.

July 17, 2023

Department of Defense Stateside Deployment of MHS GENESIS Complete

Deployment of MHS GENESIS, the Military Health System’s new electronic health record, is complete at military hospitals and clinics in the continental United States, and now sights are set on transitioning overseas this fall.

June 30, 2023

How to minimize service member, family stress during PCS season

For many service members, the general rotation for a permanent change of station is every two to four years. Regardless of how many times a military family has moved, each move varies and each family member responds differently to the transition. The process of relocating during the PCS season can induce stress in response to changes to living arrangements, employment, schools, routines, social activities and new support networks.

June 5, 2023

Peterson Area Dental Laboratory hosts dental symposium

More than 150 dental professionals from across the Department of Defense participated in the 2023 Area Dental Laboratory Symposium May 23-25 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Jan. 23, 2023

Donated Blood Saves Lives

In recognition of National Blood Donor month in January, the Armed Services Blood ProgramOpens ASBP reminds the military community about the importance of donating blood.

Dec. 28, 2022

Women's Health Equity is a Real Focus for DOD, Mullen Says

Health equality for women in service and women beneficiaries is and will remain a top priority for the Department of Defense, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Seileen Mullen made clear during a recent podcast.

Aug. 31, 2022

Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available for 12 to 17 Year-Olds

Adolescents ages 12 to 17 can now receive the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, the fourth vaccine to be authorized for the prevention of coronavirus.

Aug. 30, 2022

New COVID-19 Boosters Against Subvariants Coming Soon

Public health experts say COVID-19 cases are anticipated to spike again this fall, but new vaccine versions expected to be released soon will target subvariants that dominate cases in the United States.