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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.

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UTSA PTAC GSA Selling to Federal Government

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8/17/2022

Training for Selling to Government

34th Annual Navy Gold Coast Conference

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8/17/2022

The NDIA Department of the Navy Gold Coast Event is the premier Navy procurement conference.

2022 National HUBZone Conference

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8/17/2022

A 3-day conference that will provide an opportunity for HUBZone small businesses to grow their businesses.

Challenge HER

Calendar Event
8/17/2022

Opportunities for Women in Federal Contracting

Acute Concussion Care Pathway: MACE 2 and PRA Training (September)

Calendar Event
8/17/2022

The Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) is hosting a combined Military Acute Concussion Evaluation (MACE 2) and Progressive Return to Activity (PRA) clinical recommendation virtual training. Attendees may earn two CEUs through the Defense Health Agency Continuing Education Program Office.

Acute Concussion Care Pathway: MACE 2 and PRA Training (October)

Calendar Event
8/17/2022

The Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) is hosting a combined Military Acute Concussion Evaluation (MACE 2) and Progressive Return to Activity (PRA) clinical recommendation virtual training. Attendees may earn two CEUs through the Defense Health Agency Continuing Education Program Office.

I Am Navy Medicine

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8/17/2022
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Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Morales , U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Blue Jacket Sailor of the Year, Fiscal Year 2021, shares his "I Am Navy Medicine" story.

COVID-19 Vaccines

Publication
8/17/2022

There are three types of vaccines currently available: mRNA, subunit protein, and viral vector. Pfizer and Moderna are mRNA vaccine. Novavax is a subunit protein vaccine. Janssen is a viral vector vaccine. All products resemble a virus for the immune system to fight.

COVID-19 Moderna Vaccine

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8/17/2022

Moderna and mRNA vaccines are available. Moderna includes two doses, 28 days apart.

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COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine

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8/17/2022

Pfizer mRNA vaccines are available. Pfizer includes two doses, 21 days apart.

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COVID-19 Moderna and Pfizer Vaccines

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Women's Equality

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8/17/2022
Women's Equality

The Defense Health Agency celebrated Women's Equality Day with an event whose theme was Empowered Women Strengthening the Nation. (Photo: Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute)

DHA Honors Empowered Women Who Strengthen the Nation

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8/17/2022
Women's Equality

Army Brig. Gen. Mary Krueger, commanding general of Regional Health Command -- Atlantic, joined the DHA to celebrate Women's Equality Day.

Audiology Awareness Month Hear for Life

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8/17/2022
Audiology Awareness Month Hear for Life

People at every stage of life—from young to older adults—are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss. Hearing loss can impact not only your readiness but the quality of life. National Audiology Awareness Month reminds us how important hearing is as a critical sense and explains how to protect your hearing. Regular hearing checkups are important actions you can take to ensure your hearing is healthy. For more information, visit: https://www.tricare.mil/CoveredServices/IsItCovered/HearingExams.aspx?sc_database=web https://hearing.health.mil #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

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Audiology Awareness Month Healthy Ears

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8/17/2022
Audiology Awareness Month Healthy Ears

#DYK? Audiologists are health care professionals who can help prevent, evaluate, diagnose, treat and manage hearing loss and balance disorders. To find an audiologist, visit: https://hearing.health.mil/Resources/Help-and-Support/Find-a-Provider #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

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