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21 STB, TSC hosts Suicide Prevention and Resiliency training, “I care…we care”

21 STB, TSC hosts Suicide Prevention and Resiliency training, “I care…we care”

The 21st Theater Sustainment Command hosts Suicide Prevention training highlighting the “I Care…We Care” campaign. The event includes Soldiers and civilians addressing concerns and provides resources to leaders to help them manage the Army’s most valuable resource, its people. Leaders learn how to actively engage in practices that encourage and […]

June 3, 2022 ×

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Sunnier days are here — LRMC provides skin cancer screenings

Sunnier days are here — LRMC provides skin cancer screenings

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70, making it is the most common cancer in the U.S. To help raise awareness of protecting and preventing skin cancer, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Dermatology Clinic provided free skin cancer screenings for 240 DOD civilians, retirees, and […]

May 26, 2022 ×

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How does TRICARE change when you retire from active duty?

How does TRICARE change when you retire from active duty?

Many active duty service members may eventually retire from their branch of the uniformed services. If you’re an ADSM, are you prepared to make the transition to civilian life? If you retire, you and your family will still qualify for TRICARE. But, it’s important to note you must actively enroll […]

May 20, 2022 ×

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Tips for talking to your kids about current events

Tips for talking to your kids about current events

Military families have a unique connection to war, regardless of when or where it occurs. For military children — who know that their parents regularly train, prepare, and deploy for military missions as part of their job – current events can cause stress and anxiety. Streams of media images and […]

May 13, 2022 ×

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How to help military children reconnect after two years of the pandemic

How to help military children reconnect after two years of the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been extraordinarily challenging for even the most resilient kids. The lockdowns and countless precautions have resulted in isolation and a loss of normal opportunities for children to just be children. What can parents and the broader military community do to restore a sense of normality? How […]

May 6, 2022 ×

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How health IT upgrades are transforming Military Health System

How health IT upgrades are transforming Military Health System

Top military health officials recently highlighted the importance of maintaining premium care for patients at a time when information technology systems are changing rapidly across the Military Health System. Speaking at the Health Information Management Systems Society conference in Orlando, Florida, in March, Dr. Barclay Butler, the Defense Health Agency’s […]

April 29, 2022 ×

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How to tell if you have sleep apnea

How to tell if you have sleep apnea

Do you sometimes wake up feeling tired, headachy, or have a sore or dry mouth? These could be symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea, also known as OSA. It’s one of several common sleep disorders affecting service members. Getting proper sleep means sleeping at least seven hours a night and sleeping […]

April 8, 2022 ×

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DOD grows university affiliated research center partnerships with HBCUs

DOD grows university affiliated research center partnerships with HBCUs

by Department of Defense News

Maintaining technological superiority for the nation is a top goal for the Defense Department, and ensuring that happens means DOD must seek out diverse input from a variety of sources, including researchers at historically Black colleges and universities, as well as minority-serving institutions, also known as HBCU/MIs, David A. Honey, […]

April 1, 2022 ×

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LRMC nurse scientist earns elite designation

LRMC nurse scientist earns elite designation

Army Col. William Brown, chief for the Center for Nursing Science and Clinical Inquiry at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, was recently awarded the Army Medical Department’s 9A Proficiency Designator in recognition of his contributions to Army Medicine as a Nurse Practitioner. The 9A designator is presented to select individuals […]

March 25, 2022 ×

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Six immediate health benefits you will see if you lose a little weight

Six immediate health benefits you will see if you lose a little weight

Did you know that dropping just 10 pounds of body weight takes 40 pounds of pressure off your knees? That’s equivalent to not carrying around a cinder block. Losing even a little weight now can have a major impact on your health and quality of life. This long list of […]

March 18, 2022 ×