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The federal government is currently experiencing an emergency shutdown furlough which may affect up to 850,000 federal employees and disrupt some services across the Military Health System.

  • For information about the TRICARE health plan and getting care during the shutdown furlough, visit www.tricare.mil/shutdown.
  • Federal employees can visit the Office of Personnel Management's guidance during the shutdown furlough.
  • Active duty military service personnel are not affected by the shutdown furlough and should report to work as usual. Visit Defense.gov for further guidance. 

Research and Development (J9)

Research and Development (J9) includes:

Vision

Advance collaborative, innovative medical research and development to improve military community health and save lives on and off the battlefield.

Mission

Implement best practices to responsibly design, prioritize and integrate medical research, development and acquisition programs across the continuum of care. By fostering strategic partnerships and transitioning medical discoveries to deployable products, RDA will enhance the readiness and resilience of the military community.

For Researchers

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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