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MHS Remembers 9/11

Image representing 9/11 with the twin towers inside a pentagon and an American flag. Includes the text, Fifteen years ago, an airplane slammed into the side of the Pentagon as part of the terrorist attacks that would become known simply as 9/11. Not only were military medical personnel critical in treating and saving lives of victims of the attack on the Pentagon, but our military medical forces also responded to ground zero.

We also want to recognize the advancements in the MHS since 9/11. Processes employed since 9/11 continue to improve the medical treatment of Service members, dependents and retirees, and advances in military medicine have enabled wounded, ill and injured Service members to continue service in uniform and in our local communities.

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9/11 Memories – Kathryn M. Beasley

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9/9/2016
Capt. Kathryn M. Beasley, retired, former Navy Nurse Corps officer

Kathryn Beasley had recently reported into her new job as director of Healthcare Operations at the former National Naval Medical Center when the terrorist attacks hit

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Former head of TRICARE Management Activity remembers how the world changed, 15 years ago

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9/8/2016
Photo of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. The Pentagon Memorial was created to remember and honor those family members and friends who are no longer with us because of the events of September 11, 2001 at the Pentagon.

The world, and thus military medicine, changed after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The former head of TRICARE reflects on those changes.

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Defense Health Agency Remembers September 11th

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9/8/2016
Defense Health Agency Remembers September 11th

The Director of the Defense Health Agency, VADM Raquel C. Bono, reflects on September 11th for its 15-year anniversary. To learn more, visit: www.health.mil/MHSRemembers

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9/11 Memories – Michael Cowan

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9/7/2016
(graphic) Vice Adm. Michael Cowan, retired, former U.S. Navy Surgeon General

Former U.S. Navy Surgeon General recalls the events of 9/11 and after

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For former Pentagon clinic chief, sights and smells of 9/11 terrorist attack burned into his mind

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9/6/2016
Dr. James Geiling (back to camera, in the blue vest), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, directs the medical response after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

On Sept. 11, 2001, the chief of the Pentagon’s health clinic was stuck on a bridge, just across the river from the building, feeling helpless as he watched it burn

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MHS Remembers 9/11

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9/6/2016
MHS Remembers 9/11

September 11, 2016 marks the 15 year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. We honor those who died during the attacks, and we also recognize the heroes who responded to the attack on the Pentagon in Arlington, VA, the World Trade Center in New York City, NY and the crash site of flight 93 located near Shanksville, PA.

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Former Pentagon clinic chief Talks with First Responders

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9/5/2016
Dr. James Geiling (center), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, talks with local first responders and senior military commanders after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

Dr. James Geiling (center), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, talks with local first responders and senior military commanders after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Former Pentagon clinic chief surveys scene at the Pentagon

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9/5/2016
Dr. James Geiling, at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, surveys the scene after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

Dr. James Geiling, at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, surveys the scene after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Former Pentagon clinic chief directs medical response

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9/5/2016
Dr. James Geiling (back to camera, in the blue vest), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, directs the medical response after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

Dr. James Geiling (back to camera, in the blue vest), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, directs the medical response after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

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USNS Comfort Flight Deck

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9/1/2016
COMFORT flight deck personnel also assisted the city and other government agencies that required helicopter landings and layovers.  In fact, New York officials designated the ship as the secure location for emergency landings for VIP personnel.

USNS Comfort flight deck personnel also assisted the city and other government agencies that required helicopter landings and layovers. In fact, New York officials designated the ship as the secure location for emergency landings for VIP personnel.

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Dawn S. Marvin

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9/1/2016
Dawn S. Marvin, Department Chief of Strategic Communications at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center wrote this coverage of Operation Noble Eagle in Sept 2001 and in 2003 respectively.

Dawn S. Marvin, Department Chief of Strategic Communications at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center wrote articles about of Operation Noble Eagle in Sept 2001 and in 2003 respectively.

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USNS Comfort Flight Deck Personnel

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9/1/2016
Flight Deck personnel of the USNS COMFORT watch as the “Floating Hospital” ship docks at Pier 92 in New York Harbor.

Flight Deck personnel of the USNS Comfort watch as the “Floating Hospital” ship docks at Pier 92 in New York Harbor.

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Advances in Trauma Care since 9/11

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9/1/2016

Extremity injuries are the leading cause of combat injury. Survivability from these often complex wounds has increased remarkably in recent conflicts, due to improved body armor; changes to combat tactics, techniques and procedures; and improvements in combat casualty care.

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Advances in Army Medicine since 9/11

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9/1/2016

Army Medicine is one of the world’s leading medical organizations. Support to military personnel on the battlefield, always the number 1 priority, requires significant ongoing research and development of medical materiel, training of personnel, and logistics of moving wounded or injured Soldiers. This document provides a brief discussion of advances ...

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National 9-11 Pentagon Memorial

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8/31/2016
Photo of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. The Pentagon Memorial was created to remember and honor those family members and friends who are no longer with us because of the events of September 11, 2001 at the Pentagon. (Courtesy photo by Kevin Dwyer)

Photo of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. The Pentagon Memorial was created to remember and honor those family members and friends who are no longer with us because of the events of September 11, 2001 at the Pentagon. (Courtesy photo by Kevin Dwyer)

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