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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.
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.
July 23, 2021
Improving readiness for a diverse force
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —
Throughout 2020 and 2021, the U.S. Air Force rolled out several changes to the dress and appearance Air Force Instruction. Most of the changes have been seen in female-specific regulations.
Significant changes to the restrictions on female hair early on in 2021 included allowing braids and ponytails in all uniforms, operational safety permitting.
July 22, 2021
AFRL SBIR Partnership Thinks Outside of the Box with Covid-19 Enclosure
Article written by Jim Ingram - Rising to the world’s daily challenges through technology is the very fiber of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. That resilient drive and dedication endures with a new medical device inspired by the heroic staff battling COVID-19.
July 20, 2021
Air Force Surgeon General outlines priorities, future of USAF medicine
From turning a corner in the pandemic and Military Health System transformation, to readying his medics for the next major threat, Lt. Gen. Robert I. Miller, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, knows the key to the Air Force Medical Service’s success comes from its most important asset - its people.
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.