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Watch Out for Scam Letter to Santa Service

BY, EMILY PATTERSON The holiday season is here, and so are the scams. Watch out for fraudulent website offering “Letters from Santa.” Some of these sites promise a custom…

VA Implements National Hypoglycemic Safety Initiative

Empowering Veterans to Personalize their Diabetes Care As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ongoing effort to improve Veterans’ access to healthcare, VA is announcing the…

Beware of Tech Support Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued several phony tech support companies that often lure people to their websites with pop-up ads or web searches. Here are some tips…

Holiday Shopping Safety Reminder

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) is offering shoppers the following tips to shop safely this holiday season: (1) have your keys in hand when approaching your…

Project C.A.R.E. Goes Beyond Saving Life and Limb Through Global Collaboration

SAN DIEGO – More than 250 guests from around the globe at the 5th Annual Project Comprehensive Advanced Restorative Effort (Project C.A.R.E.) Summit were in attendance Dec. 4-6…

Tricare

Family Planning and the TRICARE Benefit

There are many options for managing your reproductive health. TRICARE covers several birth control options, but only when prescribed by a TRICARE-authorized provider. There are several types of…

Tricare Beneficiaries’ Access To Brand-Name Drugs Would Be Limited

By Patricia Kime Tricare patients who take brand-name drugs for chronic conditions may be required to fill their prescriptions at a military pharmacy or by mail starting next…

Air Force

81st MDSS Super becomes first female Chief in career field

by Steve Pivnick 81st Medical Group Public Affairs - KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. – Dec. 1 marks…

Public health technician assists vehicle accident victims

by Steve Pivnick 81st Medical Group - KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. – Airman 1st Class Katryn Booth…

Army

Beware of Carjacking Scam

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) is warning service members about a new carjacking…

US, German military medical leaders meet to discuss increased partnership opportunities

Europe Regional Medical Command Story by Ed Drohan LANDSTUHL, Germany – German and U.S. military medical…

Marines

Semper Sound Band Performs at NMCSD

SAN DIEGO – Marine Gunnery Sgt. Mike Rios (right), member of the Semper Sound band,…

Navy

Navy Medicine Initiative Receives the Defense Department’s Highest Award for Health Care Innovation

SAN DIEGO – The Integrated Health Community Initiative (IHCI), a multi-year program to optimize population…

NMCSD Hosts 5th Annual Project C.A.R.E. Summit

SAN DIEGO – Gary Sinise, actor, musician and founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation, speaks…

NMCSD Holds CFC Fundraiser

SAN DIEGO – A Susan G. Komen ornament is displayed during the Naval Medical Center…

New England Patriots Visit NMCSD

SAN DIEGO – New England Patriots starting quarterback Thomas E. P. Brady Jr. from San…