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Jan. 19, 2021

Winn holds Vaccine town hall to educate beneficiaries

A live broadcast was hosted by leaders of U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, on Jan. 7 to provide information about the ongoing effort to vaccinate the community at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield area – and to answer questions and concerns. Commander, Col. Julie Freeman, the Senior Enlisted Leader, Command Sgt. Charles Robinson, and Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, Col. Nia Middleton, hosted the town hall. Freeman said she wanted to provide information to community members to help them make an informed decision regarding the vaccine; whether they chose to take it or not.

Jan. 15, 2021

Director’s Update Regarding COVID Vaccine Supply

The health and safety of the staff and beneficiaries of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) remain our top priority, and we are committed to providing the most current information as we fight the global pandemic of COVID-19.

Jan. 15, 2021

A long road to recovery: 10th Mountain Soldier returns to duty nearly a year after catastrophic car accident

Perseverance is defined as the ability to keep doing something despite obstacles or delay in achieving success. A real-world example is that of 1st Lt. Thomas Vincent, who spent nearly an entire year recovering after a severe car accident in November 2019 left him with multiple injuries.

Jan. 15, 2021

Kimbrough COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance

Kimbrough continues to administer the vaccine to the Fort Meade community in a phased approach based off of the DoD vaccination schema and CDC guidance.    Due to the limited availability of vaccine at this time, priority is given to our critical national capabilities on the installation.  We will announce when we are able to provide the vaccine to the 75 years and older population as the supply  becomes more available.

Jan. 15, 2021

Fort Hood healthcare workers, first responders receive initial COVID-19 vaccine doses at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center

FORT HOOD, Texas — Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center received its initial shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine and began inoculating healthcare workers and first responders within hours on Dec. 15; igniting hope that there is a light at the end of the global pandemic tunnel.

Jan. 14, 2021

Who Gets a COVID-19 Vaccination First?

Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi is following the DoD’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan to implement a phased strategy to administer the vaccine to protect our fighting force and maintain readiness.

Jan. 14, 2021

TRICARE Seniors 75 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Adults age 75 and older should now receive the COVID-19 vaccine, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Defense (DoD) and the Military Health System are now making the vaccine available to the 1.13 million beneficiaries who are age 75 or older. These beneficiaries use the TRICARE For Life health plan.

Jan. 14, 2021

Maj. Holly Crellin: Returning to the Classroom

Martin Army Community Hospital Family Medicine Residency Faculty Physician Maj. Holly Crellin was competitively selected for the Family Medicine Obstetrics Fellowship at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

Jan. 13, 2021

Get into fighting weight with the 2021 Total Force Fitness Challenge

Weight gain around the holiday season is common. However, this year’s ongoing social distancing restrictions due to COVID-19 could present new challenges for those trying to stay in shape.

Jan. 13, 2021

DOD Launches “My MilLife Guide” Text Message Program to Boost Wellness

Finding the right support to ease the stress of navigating daily COVID-19-related challenges can be a challenge itself. To support the military community, the Department of Defense recently launched -- My MilLife Guide.

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