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The Military Health System (MHS) is an interconnected network of Service Members whose mission is to support the lives and families of those who support our country. Everyday in the MHS advancements are made in the lab, in the field, and here at home. These are just a few articles highlighting those accomplishments that don't always make it to the front page of local papers.

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Hospital's sterile-processing techs are 'Gladiators' of patient safety

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9/14/2016
Army Staff Sgt. Oscar Domino (left), operating room technician, hands a sterile pack to Army Maj. Jerry Rivera-Santiago, sterile processing's officer in charge. Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's Sterile Processing Department assembles and packs more than 400 surgical units monthly. (U.S. Army photo by Gloria Montgomery)

Sterile-processing medical technicians are the multipliers of hospital safety who clean, disinfect and sterilize the hospital and dental clinic's surgical tools

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Civilian nurses offered specialized training

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9/13/2016
Opening up the existing perioperative, or operating room, course to civilians and developing a new ER training course for civilians allows Madigan to invest in its civilian employees, which comprises nearly 68 percent of the hospital staff. (Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Cousins)

Opening up the existing perioperative, or operating room, course to civilians and developing a new ER training course for civilians allows Madigan to invest in its civilian employees

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Medical Response to 9/11 - Paul K. Carlton Jr.

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9/13/2016
Lt. Gen. Paul K. Carlton Jr., retired, Surgeon General of the Air Force

Paul K. Carlton Jr. recalls the events of 9/11

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Military summit on psychological health and TBI opens at DHHQ in Virginia

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9/13/2016
Navy Rear Adm. Colin Chinn, director of the Research, Development and Acquisition Directorate for the Defense Health Agency, spoke at the opening of the 2016 Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Summit Sept. 13, 2016.

The 2016 Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Summit is being held Sept. 13-15, at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia

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Model Program aims to prevent effects of trauma on children and families of patients

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9/13/2016
After 2003, a large number of injured service members, their children and families arrived to the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center and they needed Operation BRAVE Families help. (U.S. Army photo)

As a part of the injured service member’s care team, OBF receives information about who arrives to the hospital, whether they have children, how many, and if the children are at WRNMMC with the parent or not

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9/11 Memories - Patricia D. Horoho

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9/12/2016
Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, retired, Surgeon General of the Army

Former U.S. Army Surgeon General recalls the events of 9/11 at the Pentagon

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Are you prepared? It's National Preparedness Month

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9/12/2016
National Preparedness Month is a national program observed annually by presidential proclamation and led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

September is National Preparedness Month

‘Be There’ suicide prevention theme resonates with troop values

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9/12/2016
Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert R. Ruark, military deputy to the acting Secretary of Defense for personnel and readiness, was the keynote speaker for the Suicide Prevention Month kickoff event at the Pentagon, Sept. 7, 2016.

‘Be There’ will resonate because it’s a way to hit home that suicide is preventable

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Medical Response to 9/11 - Patricia Horoho and Malcolm Nance

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9/12/2016
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)

Patricia Horoho and Malcolm Nance recall the events of 9/11

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Military Drug Take Back Program offers safe drug disposal

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9/12/2016
Excess prescription and over-the-counter drugs can pose a serious risk in your home. The Military Health System is helping the military community fight back against the dangers of unneeded, unused and expired drugs by offering Drug Take Back at U.S. military pharmacies. Most pharmacies have fixed containers in place where you can drop off excess drugs. Airman 1st Class Hannah McDonald, 1st Special Operations Medical Squadron pharmacy apprentice, disposes of an unwanted prescription in to a container in the pharmacy lobby on Hurlburt Field, Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kai White)

The Military Health System is helping the military community fight back against the dangers of unneeded, unused and expired drugs

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A communicator’s story on the morning of September 11, 2001

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9/11/2016
The garrison flag is hung from the still smoldering Pentagon by service members and firefighters. (DoD photo)

The Military Health System Strategic Communications Team remembers and commemorates the 15 years since 9/11

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Bringing Comfort to New York City

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9/10/2016
Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort steams into New York City Sept. 14, 2001, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Preston Keres)

The USNS Comfort is activated in response to the terrorist attack, initially to assist in the medical care of injured survivors

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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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9/11 Memories - Marlon Zambrano

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9/9/2016
(graphic) Marlon Zambrano, Madigan Army Medical Center, Clinical Informatics Section, California Medical Detachment

Emergency Medical Technician at New York’s ground zero remembers the events of 9/11

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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

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9/9/2016
Children play parachute during a fitness-themed event. The festivities were part of a campaign to combat childhood obesity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin May)

The obesity rate in America has doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in 30 years

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