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Surveillance Snapshot: Illness and Injury Burdens, Reserve Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2018

U.S. Navy sailors graduate from boot camp at Recruit Training Command (RTC) in 2018. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy) Navy Sailors graduate from boot camp at Recruit Training Command in 2018. (U.S. Navy photo)

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