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Report: Health care gaps narrowing but remain for women vets | Military Update

As an 18-year-old on her first field assignment as a teletype operator to West Germany for Exercise Reforger in 1974, Marilyn McCloud left her tent one night to use the latrine and was raped by another soldier. Over a 21-year career, McCloud said she was ...

Source: Pensacola News Journal
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Fighting PTSD: Veterans and active duty members address military mental health crisis

For many veterans, the difficulties of war don't end at the battlefield, with many suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Combat veteran Ken Falke, founder of Boulder Crest and author of the book “Struggle Well: Thriving in the Aftermath of ...

Source: Today
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Students of military families can get healthcare at Bethel schools

Madigan Army Medical Center has opened a new school-based health center in Bethel that provides comprehensive, primary care. The center is staffed with pediatricians, nurses and administrative staff who specialize in taking care of teens. "This program ...

Source: KING5
Published: 07 Sep 2018

Cherokee Nation supports Military Health System

TULSA — Cherokee Nation Healthcare Services is helping fulfill a significant medical support contract with the Defense Health Agency by providing medical operations services and solutions to Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs facilities located ...

Source: Muskogee Phoenix
Published: 06 Sep 2018

CACI to Support Military Health Info Mgmt Systems Under $75M Task Order; DeEtte Gray Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has secured a potential five-year, $75M task order from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic to engineer health information management systems for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. The company said ...

Source: GovCon Wire
Published: 05 Sep 2018

Reporters: Number in suspect’s file reached Russian military

one of the two men British authorities charged in the poisonings and alleged were Russian military intelligence agents. The number does not bear a city code. Oliver Carroll of British newspaper The Independent and Patrick Reevell of ABC News tweeted they ...

Source: The Island Packet
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Vets Walk Across US to Draw Attention to Mental Health Fight

NEW YORK — Six American and British veterans who walked across the U.S. to raise awareness about mental health problems related to combat ... the struggle of living with mental wounds related to military service. One of the marchers once attempted ...

Published: 07 Sep 2018

37 Military Hospital assures of quality health care delivery

Accra, Sept. 4, GNA - The 37 Military Hospital, under the auspices of the Ghana Armed Forces Medical Services, has launched the 2018 edition of the Military Nightingale’s week celebration in Accra with an assurance of quality care delivery. Brigadier ...

Source: Ghana News Agency
Published: 04 Sep 2018

Soldiers who attempt suicide often have no history of mental health issues

“This can be because they do not think they have a problem, they are concerned about stigma associated with mental health care - which is true in both military and civilian settings - or they felt even if they reported their problems to their physicians ...

Source: Reuters
Published: 05 Sep 2018

US military defends policy that could boot service members with HIV

NEW YORK — The Trump administration defended a new military policy that will allegedly result in HIV-positive service members being fired in violation of their constitutional rights when it take ...

Source: Billings Gazette
Published: 11 Sep 2018

MUSC learns from Hurricane Irma, secures military truck for Hurricane Florence

They found a military truck, one painted baby blue and weighing more ... The hospital has received 50 requests so far for patient transfers from Myrtle Beach, said Matt Wain, MUSC Health's chief operations officer. Most are intensive care patients ...

Source: The Post and Courier
Published: 12 Sep 2018

Magnolia Recovery Center Now In-network Partner with Military's TRICARE Health Plan

Magnolia Recover Center, previously known as Sunspire Health Hilton Head, announced effective August 31, 2018, TRICARE East beneficiaries can access the addiction and trauma treatment services they offer. As a TRICARE in-network provider, military service ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 10 Sep 2018

What’s GRU? A look at Russia’s shadowy military spies

GRU isn't as well-known a baleful acronym as KGB or FSB. But Russia's military intelligence service is attracting increasing attention as allegations mount of devious and deadly operations on and off the field of battle. The latest charge came Wednesday ...

Source: Sun Herald
Published: 06 Sep 2018

37 Military Hospital urged to consider rendering other specialised services

Col. Otoo (Rtd) was speaking at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Nightingales Week and Awards Ceremony at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra under the theme: “Access to Safe and Quality Healthcare: Nurses and Midwives Leading the Advocacy.” Serving and ...

Source: Ghana News Agency
Published: 08 Sep 2018

This military technique could put an end to insomnia

The book titled Relax and Win: Championship Performance contains information about a secret US military method that can put you to ... Despite sleep being an essential part for out health and well-being, a large part of the population don't get enough ...

Source: The Asian Age
Published: 03 Sep 2018

Reports Outline Health Insurance Study Findings from Second Military Medical University (Factors influencing two-way referral between hospitals and…

Financial support for this research came from National Natural Science Foundation of China (see also Health Insurance). Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Second Military ...

Published: 07 Sep 2018

Duke and Duchess of Sussex support military mental health at gala marking 100 days to the end of WW1

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spent Thursday at a London gala raising money for mental health awareness. Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle attended a musical performance at Central Hall in Westminster titled 100 Days to Peace, marking the end of ...

Source: The Daily Telegraph
Published: 07 Sep 2018

Secret military technique could put you to sleep in just two minutes

Secret US military technique revealed in a book published ... Despite sleep being an essential part for out health and well-being, a large part of the population don't get enough of it.

Source: Deccan Chronicle
Published: 03 Sep 2018

A sad and sobering statistic: An average of 22 military veterans take their own lives each day

On Friday, at VA facilities around the Tampa Bay area brought attention to the issue by providing free information and resources to the public, hoping to reverse the disturbing trend.

Source: WTSP
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Canadian military to severely curtail use of recreational marijuana

Recreational marijuana will be legal this fall in Canada, but members of the military will face myriad restrictions and prohibitions, according to new a policy released by the Department of National Defence on Friday.

Source: E Science News
Published: 07 Sep 2018

Sleeping Technique, Reportedly Used by the Military, Can Help You Fall Asleep in 2 Minutes

The next time this happens to you, try this U.S. military technique and you’ll apparently doze ... but it can also lead to more significant health problems. Lack of rest can impact the ability to learn and concentrate, and increase the likelihood of ...

Source: Teen Vogue
Published: 04 Sep 2018

Mental health forum geared towards veterans this Saturday in Killeen

The Benjamin O. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9191 is slated to host a mental health forum Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the VFW on 3307 Zephyr Road in Killeen. The VFW and Give an Hour ...

Source: Killeen Daily Herald
Published: 04 Sep 2018

West Metro Veterans Fair Offers Health Screenings, Resources

LAKEWOOD, CO – Veterans and their family members are invited to enjoy some barbecue, get a health screening and find out about resources available at the West Metro Veteran's Fair on Tuesday ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Six Military Veterans Go the Extra 1,000 Miles to Raise Awareness on Veteran Suicide and Mental Health

Six veterans with the charity Walking With The Wounded just completed a 1,000-mile journey to raise awareness for the invisible illnesses of veterans. Cpl. Frankie Perez, one of the veterans ...

Published: 11 Sep 2018

The trusted military trick that could help you fall asleep in two minutes

Sleep is crucial for the body to repair itself, top-up energy supplies and increase well-being, as well as improving physical and mental health. Not getting the ... READ MORE:The trusted military trick that could help you fall asleep in two minutes CHECK ...

Source: WISN Milwaukee
Published: 07 Sep 2018

Military health system: Overuse can cause injury

In the last year, more than half of all Soldiers were diagnosed with an injury. Those injured are usually treated through outpatient visits but may be severely limited in their ability to perform certain physical activities for weeks or months. In some ...

Source: The Fort Campbell Courier
Published: 08 Sep 2018

Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans

Two Democratic U.S. senators filed legislation on Wednesday that would effectively legalize medical marijuana for military veterans and let government doctors help them access it. Under the Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, Department of Veterans ...

Source: Forbes
Published: 05 Sep 2018

WWII Veterans Visit Vermont Military Facility

“A lot of the things are still the basics,” Mahl said of the fundamentals of military field operations. Sgt. 1st Class Matt Kehaya of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team loved hearing the stories from his granddad and Mahl’s buddies. “The ...

Source: NECN
Published: 07 Sep 2018

Lawmakers introduce bill to allow medical marijuana for military veterans

Military veterans would be legally allowed to use medical marijuana under newly filed legislation. Sens. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) on Wednesday introduced the Veterans Medical ...

Source: San Francisco Gate
Published: 05 Sep 2018