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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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Receives Level I...

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Aug. 28, 2023

PORTSMOUTH, Va - PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Aug. 24, 2023) -- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) has been...
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Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Victoria McPhall hands Lt. Laken Koontz an intrauterine device (IUD) at Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River. IUDs are one of the many birth control options offered during the clinic’s Walk-in Contraceptive Clinic every Wednesday from 1-2 p.m.

Military Health System: How Ideas Are Adopted to...

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Aug. 24, 2023

New evidence-based practices can improve health care, yet they don’t always get adopted. There are many...
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Defense Health Agency’s 2022 Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Douglas Rozelle (center) stands with his team from Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio following their completion of the Medic Rodeo, a grueling four-day event challenging Air Force Medical Services personnel’s physical stamina and combat medical knowledge in 2019 at Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico. Rozelle was a technical sergeant during the competition. (Courtesy Photo)

Senior Noncommissioned Officer of Year Credits T...

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Jul. 17, 2023

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Douglas Rozelle has been “aiming high” since 1983 when his parents, Dana and Larry,...
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Ghana Armed Forces Brig. Gen. Nii Adjah Obodai, commander, 37th Military Hospital in Accra, Ghana, presents U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel Fisher, Defense Medical Readiness Institute’s Academic Support Branch noncommissioned-officer-in-charge, with a gift of appreciation for establishing a tactical combat casualty care training site in March 2022. (Photo: Terry J. Goodman)

Defense Health Agency’s Top Noncommissioned Offi...

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Jul. 17, 2023

Defense Health Agency Noncommissioned Officer of the Year U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel Fisher competed in...
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kayla D. Britford, 88th Medical Group’s Physical Medicine Technician, assists other Airmen with the MHS Genesis switchover inside the Wright-Patterson Medical Center, June 3,2023. The Department of Defense’s new electronic health record (EHR), MHS GENESIS, has officially launched at Wright-Patterson Medical Center. (Air Force photo by Kenneth J. Stiles)

Department of Defense Stateside Deployment of MH...

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Jul. 17, 2023

Deployment of MHS GENESIS, the Military Health System’s new electronic health record, is complete at military...
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Relocating With Ease During PCS Season

How to minimize service member, family stress du...

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Jun. 30, 2023

For many service members, the general rotation for a permanent change of station is every two to four years...
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Sept. 2, 2021

‘A GREATER PURPOSE’ - Military Blood Program Relies on Donors

Petty Officer 3rd Class Shailynn Galvin, of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia, has donated blood at outside community blood drives, but up until Tuesday had never donated at Fort Gordon’s Kendrick Memorial Blood Center. So when the 21-year-old heard her command was sponsoring a blood drive at KMBC, she didn’t hesitate to donate.

Aug. 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Questionnaire

Did you receive a COVID-19 vaccine survey?You may receive a questionnaire via email asking about your COVID-19 vaccine status. This is a valid survey from the DOD, which was also approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) with the control number of 0720-0069. You received this email because we don’t have a record of your vaccination

Aug. 25, 2021

Coastal North Carolina Market Strengthens DoD’s Medical Readiness, Promises Better Patient Experience

CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina – The Coastal North Carolina Market under the Defense Health Agency is now official. On August 25, 2021, a formal establishment ceremony was held for the military medical market which consists of Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune and Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point.

Aug. 20, 2021

KACH Project Awarded for ‘Innovation in Practice’

Dr. (Col.) Alicia Madore, Deputy Commander for Nursing & Health Services, Keller Army Community Hospital (KACH) accepted the ‘Innovation in Practice’ Award, on July 30, 2021, from the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing for the project titled “Nurse-Led Clinic eHealth Care Coordination for Sexually Transmitted Infections.”

Aug. 16, 2021

100th ARW Offers BRIEF Therapy to Ease Emotional Health, Wellbeing

The 100th Air Refueling Wing now has its own embedded mental health professional available to provide support and a listening ear to Airmen, civilians and adult dependents under a limited scope practice.

Aug. 10, 2021

San Diego Region Becomes DHA’s Newest Medical Market

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and Rear Adm. Tim Weber, San Diego Market director and commander, Naval Medical Forces Pacific, visited Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) for the San Diego Market establishment ceremony Aug. 10.The San Diego Market is on the leading edge of the Military

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.