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New Allotment Rule Protects Troops From Lending Scams

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, DC – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed a policy change in new paycheck allotments to prevent unscrupulous…

Veterans Choice Program

About the Program Many Veterans will now have the option to receive non-VA health care rather than waiting for a VA appointment or traveling to a VA facility.…

379th EMDG Mass Casualty Exercise

379th Expeditionary Medical Group and Fire Emergency Services Airmen were tested on their rapid response skills during a Mass Casualty Exercise.…

2014 Military Retiree Activity\Appreciation Days (RAD), Retiree Seminars, VA Town Hall Meetings, VA Resource Fairs, Etc.

A list of remaining 2014 military retiree activity\appreciation days (RAD), retiree seminars, VA town hall meetings, VA stand downs, VA resource\career fairs and other retiree\veterans related events is…

Lejeune Vets Gain By Knowing Details Of Toxin Law

By Tom Philpott A 2012 law that requires VA to cover health care of former Marines, sailors and family members with ailments linked to 1957-to-1987 water contaminations at…

Tricare

Understanding TRICARE’s Autism Care Demonstration

TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about the recently announced Autism Care Demonstration. The webinar will take place on Friday, December 5,…

Holiday Travel Just Got Easier with TRICARE’s Nurse Advice Line

The holidays are here TRICARE beneficiaries! As you go over the river and through the woods to visit friends and family, remember that you are more likely to…

TRICARE Plan Spotlight: The US Family Health Plan

TRICARE offers several different health plans to its 9.5 million beneficiaries. Although many are familiar with the most popular Standard and Prime options, there are other less well…

Air Force

Family advocacy trains to promote intervention strategies

by Paula Spooner, 81st Medical Operations Squadron - KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. – Every 15 seconds, a woman…

379th EMDG Mass Casualty Exercise

379th Expeditionary Medical Group and Fire Emergency Services Airmen were tested on their rapid response…

Army

LEISHMANIA RAPID DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

Fort Detrick, Md. – The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity announced today the CL…

Fort Detrick to Host Annual Retiree Appreciation Day

(FORT DETRICK, Maryland) – U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick and Installation Commanding General, Major General…

Marines

NMCSD Participates in NDMSE 2014 at MCAS Miramar

SAN DIEGO – Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jacob A. Early (right) ventilates a SimMan 3G…

San Diego Navy League Hosts USMC Birthday Luncheon

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Navy League, San Diego Council set out a birthday cake…

Navy

NMCSD Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

SAN DIEGO – Eva Salazar, Kumeyaay Nation basket artist, (right) talks to an interested bystander…

Navy Renaissance Man Switches Careers from Engineering to Brain Surgery

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Pyoung K. Yi, Naval Medical Center San Diego Public Affairs…

NMCSD Focuses on Driving Safety During Holiday Standdown

SAN DIEGO – Capt. Jose A. Acosta, commanding officer, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD),…

NMCSD Sailors Honor San Diego Veterans in Parade

SAN DIEGO – Sailors assigned to Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) march during the…