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Nurses Week: Nurses Make a Difference: Anytime, Anywhere - Always

During National Nurses Week (May 6-12), the Defense Health Agency tells the story of military medicine through the lens of nurses working across military health care.

The 2023 Nurses Week theme “Nurses Make a Difference: Anytime, Anywhere – Always” honors the unwavering commitment of DHA nurses to their patients, and the value they provide to the unified health care team in accomplishing their medical readiness mission.

During Nurses Week, we will celebrate and share the stories of nurses across the DHA who are delivering world-class care every day.

Lt. Gen. Crosland Thanks MHS Nurses

Key Messages

  • Providing world-class nursing care to all our beneficiaries anytime, anywhere, always is a top priority of the Defense Health Agency.     
  • Nurses across the DHA are making a difference as they serve in leading roles to maintain military health and readiness and effect transformative changes in military medicine.
  • Nurses of all backgrounds, ranks, and roles are invaluable to the Defense Health Agency. Our diverse nursing team includes active duty service members of all ranks, Guard and Reserve members, civilians, and contractors, who are all essential to accomplishing the DHA mission.
    • Nurses play roles beyond patient care in the hospital or clinic setting. They serve in research labs and classrooms, and evaluate informatics to improve systems of patient care.
  • Nurses always contribute to the mission of Defense Health Agency anytime, anywhere. 
  • Nursing in the DHA is an inspirational career path. Working as a nurse means being part of the success of the entire DHA enterprise. 
    • Each area of nursing expertise contributes to advancing the mission and impact of the DHA enterprise.
    • DHA is dedicated to investing in the future of nursing through growing our talent, building resilience and readiness, and ensuring accountable leadership.
  • Nurses across DHA are making a difference with their inspiring drive to serve, rooted in the legacy of nursing to keep performing at a high level every day.
  • DHA nurses are committed to ensuring our service members are medically ready to deploy anytime, anywhere, always.

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Nurses Make a Difference. Any time, Anywhere - Always

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Suggested Social Media Message: During National Nurses Week, we celebrate extraordinary nurses across the #DHA committed to delivering exceptional health care, anytime, anywhere - always. Thank you, #DHANurses! #NursesWeek 

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