Military health care

Prayers offered at Follansbee for first responders, others | News, Sports, Jobs

RECOGNIZED SERVICE – The clergy and members of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church recognized the service of police, firefighters, healthcare workers and those serving in the military and offered prayers for them during a blue mass held on Thursday. –Warren Scott FOLLANSBEE — Clergy and members of …

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Fisher House, which offers free lodging for families of veterans, dedicated to Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MI – VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Michigan’s first Fisher House on Friday, September 23, and dedicated it to the United States military, service members and their loved ones. Fisher House, located at 2215 Fuller Court in Ann Arbor, provides temporary, free …

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Veterans urged to sign up for hard-fought pit bill – BG Independent News

By JAN LARSON McLAUGHLIN BG Independent News Zach Migura was one of countless servicemen responsible for staffing military fire pits during times of duty. While serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, he took his shifts to stir up fuel and human waste – a common waste disposal practice at military sites. …

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Sanford International provides a platform to honor veterans

From the first tee at Sanford International, patriotism and gratitude to our military heroes is a driving force connecting many in the crowd. “It is very humbling to meet all these men and women who have served this country. To hear their stories,” said Captain Paul Weckman, who retired from …

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National Guard could lose up to 14,000 troops over next two years due to COVID vaccine mandate

Indiana National Guard Sgt. Abigail Gates administers a COVID vaccination in December 2020 in Franklin, Indiana to Sgt. 1st Class Ben Cripe. National Guard officials said Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, they are preparing to discharge up to 14,000 soldiers over the next two years for refusing to take the coronavirus …

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MercyOne Eastern Iowa President Recognized for Supporting Fellow Military and Veterans | Local News

DUBUQUE — MercyOne Eastern Iowa President Kay Takes has won the Patriot Award for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, after being nominated for her commitment to supporting fellow military and veterans. The award recognizes supervisors appointed by a guard or reservist employee for support provided directly to the …

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Florida man to pay $128 million in guilty plea for healthcare fraud

A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital entrance sign is seen in Dallas, Texas. REUTERS/Jim Young Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Guilty plea relates to three separate regimes A man paid bribes to doctors to obtain fraudulent prescriptions (Reuters) – A Florida businessman has agreed to pay $128 …

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Caregivers of military and veterans need support

AMES, Iowa – Many service members and veterans with physical and mental illnesses and injuries receive care and support from family and friends. These caregivers help the people they care for have a better quality of life. Yet playing this role can exact a heavy physical, emotional and financial toll …

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DVIDS – News – I Am Navy Medicine, Lt. Travis J. Silvey, Health Care Administrator

It is no coincidence that Rear Adm. Guido F. Valdes, Commander Naval Medical Forces Pacific, San Diego Military Health Systems Market Director and Chief of the Navy Medical Corps stopped by Department of Navy Medicine Readiness Training Bremerton Human Resources on his first familiarization visit, Sept. 7. 2022. Because there …

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Joining the Army Helped Me Achieve 3 Financial Goals

I joined the Marine Corps in 1997 and recently retired after 24 years of military service. My family was working class, so I knew it was up to me to achieve my financial goals. I used the GI Bill to pursue higher education and got a VA loan to buy …

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Vietnam Participates in the 44th Congress of the International Committee of Military Medicine | Health

Colonel Nguyen Van Giang (centre), deputy director of the military medicine service of the Ministry of National Defence, is in Brussels for the 44th International Committee of Military Medicine (CIMM) World Congress. (Photo: VNA) Brussels (VNA) – Vietnam is one of 66 military medical delegations gathered in the Belgian capital …

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2022: James Miceli named UMassD Veterans Assistant

Former US Army health specialist begins 2022-2023 term James Miceli is Double Majoring in Medical Laboratory Science and Philosophy in the Class of 2024 James Miceli, a double major in medical laboratory science and philosophy and a former U.S. Army health specialist, has been selected as the UMass …

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Osan Emergency Department Reorganizes into Urgent Care Clinic > Osan Air Base > Article display

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea — Effective October 1, 2022, the Osan Emergency Department will reorganize as an Urgent Care Clinic. This administrative change will not result in any loss of services to Osan, but will ensure proper staffing and funding for the 51st Medical group. …

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PACT Act is a late victory for veterans

The recently passed PACT Act, which expands health care and benefits for veterans exposed to fireplaces and other toxic substances, is long overdue. As someone who has been closely involved with the Department of Defense’s Wounded Warrior Program for nearly 15 years, I have seen firsthand the devastating effects the …

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Migrants bused to US capital from Texas struggle to get housing and medical care

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Nearly a month after arriving with their one-year-old daughter on a bus sent by the Texas governor to Washington, DC, Colombian couple Noralis Zuniga and Juan Camilo Mendoza are unsure how long they will be allowed to stay in their city-funded hotel room. The couple, …

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How new motion-sensing technology can help normalize back pain care

Digital health systems can tell clinicians when a person’s heart disease risk requires medication to lower cholesterol or whether insulin injections are warranted for someone with type 2 diabetes. But for millions of people with low back pain, care decisions rely heavily on subjective measures of patient discomfort, often resulting …

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Womack Army Medical Center plans exercise with large number of casualties

Womack Army Medical Center will hold a mass casualty drill next week, officials said. The preparedness and response exercise is taking place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Medical Center’s main campus near Reilly Road. In the past, the formation has mimicked aircraft crashes, artillery crashes, active …

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DVIDS – News – BJACH Launches School-Based Behavioral Health Services in Vernon Parish

FORT POLK, La. – Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital is partnering with the Vernon Parish School Board to provide school-based behavioral health services to North Polk and Parkway Elementary Schools from next week for the next school year. The program will increase access to behavioral health care for military children at …

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South Korean leader: Seoul will not seek its own nuclear deterrent

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s president said Wednesday that his government does not plan to pursue its own nuclear deterrent and instead called for more diplomacy in the face of North Korea’s growing nuclear weapons capabilities, even as the North was testing two suspected cruise missiles. The launches were …

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The good and bad sides of Cumberland County

The Fayetteville Observer conducted an online survey in July that asked residents to share their pros and cons of living in the area. The survey received over 100 responses. The strongest positive comments were about the area’s sense of community, diversity and entertainment options. The main negative comments were high …

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The Rosenbergs were executed for sharing US military secrets. They have a connection with Donald Trump.

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Air Mobility Command will allow pregnant airwomen more privacy under new directive

Pregnant airwomen assigned to Air Mobility Command will now have more confidential information during their pregnancy under a new directive from AMC Commander Gen. Mike Minihan. Under the new guidelines, pregnant airwomen will still be able to access prenatal medical care while maintaining the confidentiality of health information, a standard …

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Israel and Gaza militants agree ceasefire

Palestinians searched the rubble on Sunday in Rafah, southern Gaza, where Khaled Mansour, a senior Islamic Jihad operative, was killed in an Israeli airstrike on Saturday evening.Credit…Yousef Masoud/Associated Press Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza have agreed to a ceasefire, the two sides announced late Sunday night, a …

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State medical board ignores trans calls, bows to DeSantis push for treatment guidelines

Wendy Peale showed up at Dania Beach on Friday to give the Florida Board of Medicine a piece of her mind, on behalf of her non-binary child, Ren. She was not alone. Many parents have come forward to support their transgender and non-binary children. There were dozens of trans and …

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Push expands to expand mental health resources for first responders

At the state level, ideas for improving mental health resources and well-being for first responders are taking shape after a legislative package to help veterans and first responders with mental health treatment failed. not advanced this session. The state sheriffs association recently received a $100,000 grant to use the AT&T …

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DVIDS – News – WRNMMC First DOD Facility to Achieve New Quality Audit Status from American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has recognized Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) as one of the top 25 hospitals audited under its inaugural Quality Audit Program (QVP). The WRNMMC was the only Department of Defense facility to achieve ACS quality verification.The ACS announced the 25 hospitals, 22 …

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Brooks and Capehart on the Senate agreement on climate and health care

Jonathan Caphart: Well, one, I relearned the lesson in Washington, which is never say die. When it looks like a deal is done, it’s over, there’s no movement, sometimes something happens, as we’ve seen this week. And suddenly you realize that these people met behind closed doors and they made …

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Germ Warfare: GSA Supports Rapid Deployment of Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots to Federal Agencies with Contract Renewal | Company

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 28, 2022– Xenex Disinfection Services, the global leader in UV disinfection technology for healthcare facilities, today announced the renewal for 5 years of its contract with the United States General Services Administration (GSA), which allows agencies (including Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense healthcare facilities) easily …

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FG is preparing to modernize the military health system

The Federal Government reported the implementation of reforms in the armed forces health care delivery system as well as in the Defense Industries Corporation of Nigeria. Reforms are expected to transform DICON into a world-class industrial complex, while reforms in the health sector would lead to the creation of a …

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Johnny Mercer announces veterans injured in the line of duty will get a £5m healthcare boost | Politics | New

The new Minister of Veterans Affairs said the money will support the development and testing of treatments, techniques and interventions for the wounded, injured or sick. He said much-needed funding would include work on “direct skeletal examination Fixation” – a pioneering technique for fixing prostheses directly to the bone and …

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Richard Glover at Military Base Planning and Support Headquarters

Richard Glover STATE News: …Air Force veteran brings decades of experience to state government SANTA FE. – Economic Development Department (EDD) Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today that Richard Glover has been selected by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham as the new Director of the Office of Military Base Planning …

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BioReference Laboratories and Parent Company Agree to Pay $9.85 Million to Resolve Allegations of Illegal Referring Physician Payments Under the False Claims Act | Takeover bid

BioReference Health LLC, formerly known as BioReference Laboratories, Inc., (BioReference), and OPKO Health, Inc. (OPKO) have agreed to pay $9.85 million to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act resulting the payment by BioReference of above-market rents to landlords of physicians for office space in order to induce such …

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Cardinality Announces the Creation of a Strategic Advisory Council

An esteemed group of industry leaders brings a wealth of expertise to help guide the company in achieving its ambitious vision for citizen services GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cardinality.ai, a cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions provider that helps government agencies achieve better results through data-driven automation, artificial …

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How Military Intelligence Helps Physicians Combat Patient Data Overload

Two-minute AI profile saves doctor time-consuming medical records On average, a doctor’s appointment lasts about 20 minutes – 30 if you’re lucky. The doctor sees dozens of patients, many with complex histories and taking a range of medications. Every detail is important, but it’s impossible for a doctor to follow …

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Russia is waging war on Ukrainian healthcare

The author is a practicing physician and associate professor at the Icahn School of Medicine in Mount Sinai, New York. 5,493,437. This is the number of Ukrainians who have fled the country since February 24, according to the United Nations. Eight million others fled their homes but remained in Ukraine. …

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Veteran finds perfect fit in new nursing career

South Dakota Air National Guard veteran Katie LeBrun is settling into a new career as a nurse at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “I’m almost 29 and just graduated from nursing in 2020. It’s been a long road to get here,” LeBrun said. The former captain …

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Weapons systems Army and Navy public health officials collect data

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail By Chanel Weaver | Army Public Health Center ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland — A team of scientists and engineers from the U.S. Army Public Health Center and the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center recently traveled to Fort Carson to conduct …

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Learning about PTSD is the first step to helping veterans

June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, and the Steven A. Cohen Clinic for Military Families at Centerstone remains committed to helping veterans and military families impacted by this condition. This month is dedicated to PTSD awareness and access to treatment, with June 27th being National PTSD Awareness …

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JT Witmer looks at how the military should prioritize ex-military mental health in new book, ‘Bronze Star To Dishonor’

Writer and former military officer JT Witmer, raises awareness about the mental health of military veterans in “Bronze Star to Dishonor: The Dirty Secret the Military Does Not Want You to Know”. JT Witmer is doing his part to ensure the next generation of veterans and ex-servicemen can get quality …

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Family says air base in Japan denied mental health guidance for spouse before suicide

Trevor Balint, 34, went missing at Yokota Air Force Base in western Tokyo in the early hours of February 1, 2021. (Stars and Stripes) YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A spouse who committed suicide last year at this western Tokyo airlift hub has been denied a referral to the base’s …

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DVIDS – News – IRT Arctic Care 2022

Training missions come in all shapes and sizes…and locations. Think “The box”. But they all come with the same challenge to make it interesting, to make it realistic, and to engage and excite soldiers about serving in the military. Arctic Care’s Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) mission to Kodiak Island, Alaska …

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Senate set to improve benefits for vets exposed to hotbeds

Placeholder while loading article actions WASHINGTON — The Senate is expected to approve Thursday a broad expansion of health care and disability benefits for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan in response to concerns about their exposure to toxic combustion fireplaces. The bill’s passage will end years of advocacy work by …

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Fighting stigma and regulations, VA gives clean needles to veterans who use illegal drugs

For nearly half of his life, Duane, a 64-year-old Navy veteran, used methamphetamine. He first tried it at a party with friends, but said it quickly became a way to numb the pain of troubled relationships and the challenges of transitioning out of the military in the 1970s. “Trying to …

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US military eases restrictions on HIV-positive service members

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will no longer automatically bar HIV-positive people from joining the U.S. military as officers or deploying overseas. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin released a memo this week updating HIV policies for the military “in light of significant advances in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention” of the virus. …

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Healthcare – US drops international testing rule

If you like cats, check out this video of a cat fighting a coyote on a porch and holding on. Today, in healthcare, you will no longer need a negative COVID test to enter the United States by air. We’ll dive into the decision. Welcome to night health care, where …

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Senator plans new legislation to address lack of health insurance for guards and reservists

Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, speaks May 3, 2022 with members of the New Hampshire National Guard’s 12th Civil Support Team at Pease Air National Guard Base , NH (Victoria Nelson/US Air National Guard) Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., said she plans to introduce new legislation …

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Cremains of 25 Military Veterans Interred at Veterans Cemetery | Western Colorado

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Inside North Korea’s covid outbreak and its vulnerable population

Placeholder while loading article actions TOKYO — It’s always been difficult to get an accurate picture of what’s going on in North Korea, one of the most closed countries in the world. But his handling of covid has been particularly enigmatic, with potentially lasting ramifications for the well-being of his …

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Commandant of Martin Military Hospital on New DoD Medical Records Database

FORT BENNING, Ga. (WRBL)— Martin Army Community Hospital is set to implement a new Department of Defense electronic health database system in less than two weeks. The database called MHS Genesis will integrate inpatient and outpatient medical records, making them available in a single system for patients 24/7 from anywhere …

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Rolling to Remember motorcycle demo returns to DC – NBC4 Washington

A sea of ​​bikers rode their motorbikes through Washington, DC, on Sunday to remember fallen service members and raise awareness of the issues faced by those who have returned home. Motorcycles have always been a central part of this Memorial Day weekend event — a tradition in the district that …

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Free dental care for military veterans and their families on Saturday, June 11, with appointments still available in Pennsylvania

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Virtual worlds apart | MIT News

What is Virtual Reality? Technically, it’s a headset-compatible system that uses images and sounds to make the user feel like they’re in a completely different place. But in terms of the content and essence of virtual reality, it may depend on where you are. In the United States, for example, …

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Washington State Ranked Fifth Worst State for Military Retirees | Washington

(The Center Square) – Washington state is ranked the fifth worst state in the nation for military retirees, according to a WalletHub report. The personal finance website examined all 50 states and the District of Columbia across 29 key metrics, including veterans per capita, Veterans Administration (VA) health facility count, …

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Strengthening Veterans’ Health Care Through Community Partnerships

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and working together for the mental well-being of veterans is at the forefront of our nation’s commitment to supporting those who serve us. We are constantly reminded of the importance of community partnerships and their impact on the care we provide to our veterans, …

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Mental Health Awareness Month highlights resources available for those in need | Article

Mental Health Awareness Month highlights the resources available to soldiers, civilians and their families. This comes at a time when suicides of active and veterans are occurring at an alarming rate. (Courtesy picture) (Photo credit: Greg Wilson) SEE THE ORIGINAL ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. — May is Mental Health Awareness …

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Work for Worcester | City of Worcester, MA

Insight The city of Worcester is the heart of central Massachusetts and the Commonwealth, and a wonderful place to work. Home to over 200,000 residents and thriving businesses, renowned institutions of higher learning, diverse cultural amenities and a vibrant social scene, Worcester is a New England flagship city and a …

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WHO verifies 200 attacks on health facilities in Ukraine since Russian invasion

About 200 attacks have been carried out against health facilities in Ukraine since the Russian invasion began on February 24, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a conference on Saturday. press in Ukraine. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or through the app. “I …

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‘A really difficult burden to bear’: Mom fights for military families with complex medical needs

Sacrifices are part of service for military families. But for a family with a child who needs additional medical care, life can get even more complicated. Austin Carrigg’s goal is to ensure that his daughter, Melanie, leads a full and normal life. The 9-year-old child is deaf and has Down …

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NATO Center of Excellence for Military Medicine to Study Brain Scientific’s NeuroCap Device

Scientific Brain Inc. Brain Scientific’s partner, LOK Corporation, will illustrate the benefits of expanding access to EEG with Brain Scientific’s neurology products LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla., May 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire – Brain Scientific (OTCQB: BRSF) today announces that its new neurological products will be showcased at the …

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Military recruiting could suffer as suicide crisis lingers – Our Time Press

By Pinkston News ServiceWASHINGTON, DC—(Pinkston News Service)—As the U.S. military continues to grapple with rising suicide rates among its members, the head of a veterans services organization warns that failure to take care of active duty personnel and veterans could lead to a drop in military recruitment. And if that …

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May Message from Chief Parry

Posted on May 01, 2022 May brings us a month of many special recognitions and celebrations. We recognize mothers, teachers, nurses, healthcare workers, fallen military heroes and honor the service of men and women in law enforcement. These are all critical and important professions to be recognised, honored …

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Mental health care centers call for early interaction on mental health of military children

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Whether it’s moving every few years or having parents deployed out of the country, adaptability is a common skill for military kids. “The reality of resilience in our military children is so paramount,” said MaryBeth Goodman. However, just because military children are used to change doesn’t …

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Ukraine-Russia War Breaking News: Live Updates

KYIV, Ukraine – Russian tanks were crossing the border and Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, was gripped by fear and panic. Street fighting broke out and a Russian armored column, entering the city, advanced within three kilometers of President Volodymyr Zelensky’s office. During those tense early days of the war, almost …

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At least 4 Navy sailors assigned to the USS George Washington have died by suicide, officials say

Placeholder while loading article actions A spate of recent suicides among sailors assigned to the same US aircraft carrier has raised concerns, prompting questions about mental health issues in the military and potential barriers to seeking treatment. Navy officials have confirmed that at least four sailors assigned to the USS …

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GE employees say their kids got kicked off health insurance and only found out at the doctor’s office

In early January, Dalton Bocknick’s wife was pregnant and in her second trimester when her baby’s health began to deteriorate. The couple made an appointment for an ultrasound and as they were leaving the hospital staff called and said their insurance was not active. He soon learned that his employer, …

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It’s 2 p.m. in Kyiv. Here’s what you need to know

In this February 13 file photo, Ukrainian soldiers fire a Javelin missile supplied by the US military during an exercise in Ukraine. (EyePress News/Shutterstock) According to a study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the United States has sent so many Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine that their …

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VA leaders fail to report problematic doctors to state authorities

Veterans Affairs officials do not routinely notify state medical boards when department doctors are fired for malpractice or incompetence, a situation that could put the public at risk, according to a new investigation by the VA Inspector General. . In a report released last week, the Oversight Office found that …

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Military family members and retirees excluded from mental health care

While the military and veteran community continues important work to break the stigma around mental health treatment, a major hurdle for many who seek such treatment has been largely overlooked. Military retirees and their family members – as well as family members of those still in uniform – may need …

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How Russia Could Get Away With Attacks On Ukrainian Hospitals | In depth | DW

A large wall riddled with shrapnel stands where a renowned otolaryngology department once operated at full capacity, offering specialist operations for serious conditions affecting the head and neck. On February 27, just three days after Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, the Volnovakha Central District Hospital was bombed for the first …

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McMorris Rodgers and Murray lead bicameral effort to recognize Month of the Military Child

Washington D.C.- Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) today introduced bipartisan and bicameral resolutions to celebrate April as the Month of the Military Child . “I’ve always said that when someone joins the military, it’s not just a job, it’s a family commitment to …

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SC House committee prepares for medical marijuana hearing

COLOMBIA, South Carolina A South Carolina House committee is holding a rare meeting Monday to hear people’s thoughts on a bill that would allow the use of medical marijuana in South Carolina. The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee of the Whole meets at 10 a.m. to discuss …

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Pentagon announces $300 million worth of military air systems and weapons for Ukraine

The Department of Defense announced Friday that the United States will provide Ukraine with $300 million in additional Ukraine security assistance. In a press release, the department said it had notified Congress of “additional assistance activities under the authority of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI).” The money is intended …

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States prepare abortion restrictions in case SCOTUS reconsiders Roe

Dozens of abortion bills seep into state legislatures State lawmakers are furiously preparing for the possibility of a significant rollback of abortion rights, tabling dozens of bills in legislative sessions this year. They are fully aware that this year is different. This summer, the Supreme Court could review Roe vs. …

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