Tag Archives: Army

Tobacco Use – Our People, Our Policies, Our Personal Responsibilities

There is no debate on the hazards of smoking and tobacco use. From a scientific perspective, the debate ended conclusively over 50 years ago when the U.S. Surgeon General issued the landmark report that changed how the country faced this growing public health threat.  Smoking kills. And 50 years later, it is still killing. Smoking is the leading cause of …

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A Message from the Military Health System Leadership

Military Health System Team, As military health professionals, we are called upon to be both healers and leaders.  Paramount to our strategic priorities is the core mission to ensure the health and readiness of our forces.  As leaders we have more than an obligation to ensure health and readiness, we have an obligation to model behavior that produces health and …

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Standardization Across the Military Health System

Military Health System Team, The need for standardization across the Military Health System is vital to our strength and efficiency as we meet our mission and move forward to provide world-class health care to our Service members and beneficiaries. After more than a decade of war, we have seen that health care across the MHS has become increasingly joint in …

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Task Force Razorback Provides Health Care in Rural Arkansas

By Cmdr. Lisa Gittleman, Navy Medicine Support Command-Reserve Component (NMSC-RC) In addition to being a family nurse practitioner in the Naval Reserve, I am the assistant operations officer and innovative readiness training (IRT) planner for Navy Medicine Support Command-Reserve Component. This has been a unique and challenging role for me, as I have worked with joint service teams to complete …

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