Skip to main content

Military Health System

Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

You also may be interested in...

DHA's E Caregiver Directory Puts Resources at Your Fingertips

Article
11/30/2022
Woman on left stretching her husband's left arm and right leg

Caregivers now have needed resources at their fingertips on their mobile phones, tablets, and computers.

Recommended Content:

Brain Injury Awareness To Improve Readiness | Mental Health: Seeking Care with TRICARE | Suicide Prevention Toolkit | Warrior Care – A Show of Strength | Mental Health is Health Care

Ask the Doc: Finding Resources in a New Location

Article
11/30/2022
Two women talking.

The Defense Health Agency’s Warrior Care program offers ample resources to help service members, their families, and caregivers find support when they move to a new location.

Recommended Content:

Ask The Doc

Two Public Health Command Europe Soldiers Receive Highly Sought-After Expert Medical Field Badge

Article Around MHS
11/30/2022
U.S. Army Sgt. Stephanie Hardin taking the M4 proficiency test

One officer and one enlisted soldier assigned to Public Health Command Europe earned the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge on their first try during a grueling three-week testing event conducted by the 173rd Infantry Brigade at Caserma Del Din.

Recommended Content:

Total Force Fitness

Presentation: Warfighter Brain Health Initiative

Presentation
11/30/2022

DHB Presentation on Warfighter Brain Health Initiative, Nov. 30, 2022

Presentation: Defense - State Liaison Office 2023 Overview

Presentation
11/30/2022

DHB Presentation on Defense - State Liaison Office 2023 Overview, Nov. 30, 2022

Presentation: Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in the MHS

Presentation
11/30/2022

DHB Presentation on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in the MHS, Nov. 30, 2022

Presentation: Optimizing Virtual Health in the MHS

Presentation
11/30/2022

DHB Presentation on Optimizing Virtual Health in the MHS, Nov. 30, 2022

Presentation: Reproductive Health Care

Presentation
11/30/2022

DHB Presentation on Reproductive Health Care, Nov. 30, 2022

Presentation: TRICARE Healthcare Delivery and State Laws and Regulations

Presentation
11/30/2022

DHB Presentation on TRICARE Healthcare Delivery and State Laws and Regulations, Nov. 30, 2022

Presentation: Mental Health Care Access for MHS Beneficiaries

Presentation
11/30/2022

DHB Presentation on Mental Health Care Access for MHS Beneficiaries, Nov. 30, 2022

Agenda: Defense Health Board Meeting, Nov. 30, 2022

Meeting Reference
11/30/2022

Agenda for the Nov. 30, 2022 Defense Health Board

Recommended Content:

Meeting Materials

Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series: Introduction to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Calendar Event
11/29/2022

Part of the Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series.

Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series: Travel Vaccines

Calendar Event
11/29/2022

Part of the Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series.

Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series: Clinical Emergency Management

Calendar Event
11/29/2022

Part of the Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series.

Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series: Cold Chain Management - COVID-19 Vaccines

Calendar Event
11/29/2022

This course is designed to assist anyone who works with immunizations to maintain the correct temperature while storing or transporting vaccines.

<< < 1 2 3 4 5  ... > >> 
Showing results 1 - 15 Page 1 of 1166
Last Updated: September 21, 2022
Follow us on Instagram Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube Sign up on GovDelivery