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Military Health System

Defense Health Board

The Defense Health Board is a Federal Advisory Committee to the Secretary of Defense that provides independent advice/recommendations on matters pertaining to:

  • DOD health care policy and program management
  • The delivery of high-quality health care services to DOD beneficiaries
  • The promotion of health, wellness, and prevention within the DOD
  • The treatment of disease and injury by the DOD
  • Health research priorities
  • Other health-related matters of special interest to the DOD


Our mission is to provide independent advice to maximize the health, safety, and effectiveness of the United States Armed Forces.

Ut Omnes Viverent "That all might live"

DHB Charter


Next Meeting: Nov. 30, 2022

The Defense Health Board will host an in-person meeting in Falls Church, VA, on Nov. 30, 2022.

Future Defense Health Board Meeting Dates:

  • Mar. 22, 2023 - TBD
  • Jun. 28, 2023 - TBD
  • Sep. 11, 2023 - TBD
  • Nov. 29, 2023 - TBD

View Past Meeting Archives

Last Updated: September 02, 2022
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