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Hiding your personal online data

By Hope Hodge Seck, Staff writer In the wake of terrorist hacks and information dumps targeting U.S. troops, the Marine Corps released a how-to guide showing troops how…

Program Offers Museum Visits to Service Members, Families

By Shannon Collins DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, DC – From Memorial Day through Labor Day, service members and their families can visit more than 2,000 museums in…

METC: Educating for a Lifetime

By Brig. Gen. Robert I. Miller, Commandant, Medical Education & Training Campus I am writing this article from Washington D.C. while attending the American Legion’s National Credentialing Summit.…

Tricare

Prior Authorization: A Medical Best Practice

A prior authorization (or preauthorization) is an approval for a prescribed procedure, health care service or medication before you receive the care. If you’re enrolled in a TRICARE…

Tricare Changes, New Fees Rejected by Senate Committee

By Patricia Kime, Staff writer The Senate Armed Services Committee has rejected the Defense Department’s proposal to overhaul Tricare, likely giving military families, retirees and their families a…

Small Increase to TRICARE Pharmacy Copays Begins February 1, 2015

New copayments for prescription drugs covered by TRICARE (went) into effect February 1, 2015. The Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) requires TRICARE to increase most…

Air Force

Sumter, Team Shaw honor fallen veterans

20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Story by Senior Airman Diana Cossaboom SUMTER, S.C. – A…

Army

Buckeye Reservists share aloha at TAMC

By Jim Goose Guzior, Tripler Army Medical Center PAO HONOLULU — Twenty-nine Reserve Soldiers of…

Fort Detrick Garrison to Change Command

(FORT DETRICK, Md.) — Garrison Commander Col. Steven P. Middlecamp will relinquish command of the…

Soldiers teach local students dental hygiene

Camp Atterbury Public Affairs Story by Ashley Roy EDINBURGH, Ind. – A building usually filled…

Marines

Memorial Day 2015: Military escort reflects on sacrifice of Fallen Warrior

National Guard Bureau Story by Capt. Kyle Key ARLINGTON, Va. – It would be the…

Navy

‘Hospital Corps Heroes’ Wall of Honor’ unveiled at Naval Hospital Bremerton

Naval Hospital Bremerton Story by Douglas Stutz BREMERTON, Wash. – There are 57 etched names,…

Tampa Bay two-time POW in WWII remembers his war

215th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Courtesy Story TAMPA, Fla. – ORAN, Algeria, Nov. 8, 1942,…

2nd Annual ‘Aloha Moani 5K’ Memorial Run concludes NHB Navy Nurse Corps Week

Naval Hospital Bremerton Story by Douglas Stutz BREMERTON, Wash. – The Navy Nurse Corps Week…

500,000 Year-Old Mammoth Skull Fragment Examined at NMCSD

By: Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Gabriel B Kotico, Naval Medical Center San Diego Public Affairs SAN…