• The Department of Defense (DOD) conducts important research into medical conditions that impact veterans and active-duty military personnel through its Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). (iffgd.org)
  • Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMH) today announced that they have received funding from the Department of Defense (DoD) to continue their work with Military Pathways ™ , a mental health awareness and education program that offers free, anonymous mental health self-assessments to veterans and personnel from all branches of the military as well as their families. (news-medical.net)
  • We are grateful for the continued support from the Department of Defense-it will allow us to develop additional resources and tools that can assist more members of the military and their families in accessing life-saving resources," said Douglas Jacobs, M.D, President and CEO of Screening for Mental Health. (news-medical.net)
  • For Leaders Connect People to Services Faster with the Community Resource Finder Department of Defense Summer Camps Military OneSource As a Leadership Tool Military OneSource Presentations Tools. (militaryonesource.mil)
  • In addition to barring transgender individuals from joining the military, the memorandum calls for "halt[ing] the use of DoD (Department of Defense) or DHS (Department of Homeland Security) resources to fund" surgical procedures for transgender military personnel "except to the extent necessary to protect the health of an individual who has begun a course of treatment to reassign his or her sex. (usforacle.com)
  • 4 Since 2004, the Department of Defense has collaborated with the Department of Health in enforcing an action plan to reduce smoking initiation and encourage cessation in Taiwan's military with detailed annual implementation goals aided by specific policy and administrative measures. (bmj.com)
  • This work was supported by the Immunizations Healthcare Branch, the Military Infectious Diseases Research Program (MIDRP)/Defense Health Program enhancement (DHPe)/Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP) of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (GEIS), a Division of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center. (nih.gov)
  • and in just the first quarter of 2015, according to the Department of Defense, almost 6,000 US military servicemembers suffered some degree of TBI (83 percent being mild TBI, which may elude diagnosis and thus go untreated) (DOD 2015). (nae.edu)
  • The U.S. Department of Defense must recruit nearly 190,000 new military personnel every year to replace those retiring or leaving military service for other reasons. (prb.org)
  • Over the past three years, nonmilitary members, including US Department of Defense civilians, private contractors and diplomats, have comprised about 50% of personnel serving in Iraq and about two-thirds of those serving in Afghanistan. (cmaj.ca)
  • OBJECTIVES: This study was conducted to investigate whether incidence rates of malignant cutaneous melanoma in U.S. Department of Defense active duty military personnel differed from rates in the U.S. general population between 2000 and 2007. (health.mil)
  • The records derive from information submitted by each of the military services on Department of Defense Form 1300, Individual Report of Casualty. (archives.gov)
  • Therefore, we propose a protocol that consists of three complementary approaches to attempt to determine the environmental factors associated with the development of myositis in active duty military personnel and an initial understanding of the possible mechanisms involved. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In the second case-control approach, we will attempt to define environmental factors associated with the development of myositis that developed in military personnel (n=150) by comparing them to 150 similarly matched military personnel who have not been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease or chronic muscle disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The Turkish General Staff has announced the number of its military and civil personnel on duty under the umbrella of the Turkish Army. (hurriyetdailynews.com)
  • According to the information, there were a total of 626,004 military and civil personnel working in the Turkish Army as of the beginning of 2016. (hurriyetdailynews.com)
  • To characterize lightning-associated injuries and deaths among U.S. Armed Forces personnel, the U.S. Army and CDC analyzed data from the Defense Medical Surveillance System (DMSS). (cdc.gov)
  • This is a test validation study conducted with 125 individuals of a military staff attending a Brazilian Army Unit. (youtube.com)
  • In the study, researchers reviewed RTR records of 14 Special Operations Command (SOCOM) personnel - 10 Army Special Forces, three Navy Sea Air Land (SEALs), and one Air Force Pararescue Jumper (PJ) - who sustained HELET injuries and completed the RTR program. (redorbit.com)
  • The Mississippi Department of Military Personnel's mission is to provide support to units of the Mississippi Army National Guard as they prepare to conduct combat or missions other than war as directed. (msbar.org)
  • Malaria infections were documented in 21 Marine and 62 Army personnel, all of whom had onset of illness after returning to the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • Detailed investigations have been completed for 32 (58%) of the Army personnel stationed at Fort Drum and all 21 Marines. (cdc.gov)
  • Because of the reportedly low frequency of vivax and ovale malaria in Somalia, terminal prophylaxis with primaquine to prevent relapses of vivax or ovale malaria following departure from Somalia had not been recommended for Army personnel. (cdc.gov)
  • The Air Force and Army ceased retiring records to the Military Personnel Records Center in 2002 with the last Coast Guard records officially retired in 2004 although some USCG records as late as 2008 are still being sent to NPRC. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 2007 and 2008, the Army began giving NPRC access to its electronic military service record system (called "DPRIS") and most Army cases are now again answered directly by NPRC although, for problems concerning electronic Army records, veterans are advised to contact the United States Army Human Resources Command (HRC) directly. (wikipedia.org)
  • 34 006 personnel were medically evacuated, of whom 89% were men, 91% were enlisted, 82% were in the army, and 86% sustained an injury in Iraq. (globalresearch.ca)
  • D Biographical Sketches of Workshop Speakers Carol (Cory) J. Baker-Fulco, M.S., R.D., is a research dietitian in the Military Nutrition Division of the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medi- cine. (nap.edu)
  • 2, 6 ] In army personnel, LBP represents the highest 5-year risk factor for permanent disability. (chiro.org)
  • Air Force service personnel had the highest rates and Army had the lowest. (health.mil)
  • Hasaka, SANA- Members of the Syrian Arab Army intercepted a military convoy for US occupation forces at al-Dardara bridge on road leading between Tel Tamr and Abu Rasin in the northern countryside of Hasaka, and forced the convoy to return from where it came from. (sana.sy)
  • Civil sources told SANA reporter that members of the Syrian Arab Army positioned at al-Dardara bridge on the road between Tel Tamr and Abu Rasin in Hasaka northern countryside intercepted a military convoy for US occupation forces, including several armored vehicles and forced them to retreat and return to their illegal bases in the area. (sana.sy)
  • Overall, the pay and benefits of military personnel and civilian employees accounts for $272.7 billion, or 42 percent of the total $647 billion FY 2018 DoD budget request (see Figure 4-2). (csbaonline.org)
  • These figures do not include the $183.1 billion requested in PB 2018 for the Department of Veterans Affairs, the $83.8 billion of pension obligations for current military retirees paid by the Treasury, or the $9.7 billion of payments for TRICARE for life for current beneficiaries paid by the Treasury. (csbaonline.org)
  • More dangerously ambiguous wording can be found in the memorandum when the president writes "the Secretary of Defense…shall determine how to address transgender individuals currently serving in the United States military" by Feb. 21, 2018. (usforacle.com)
  • Deployed military personnel face an elevated chance of experiencing these risk factors and developing FGIDs as a result of their service. (iffgd.org)
  • Risk factors specific to military personnel include concomitant psychological trauma, g-force exposure in pilots and airmen, extreme shock and vibration exposure, heavy combat load requirements, and falls incurred during airborne, air assault, and urban dismounted ground operations. (chiro.org)
  • The summary below is from the full report titled "Drug Resistance Patterns, Genetic Subtypes, Clinical Features, and Risk Factors in Military Personnel with HIV-1 Seroconversion. (annals.org)
  • Each military physician reports weekly to the French Armed Forces epidemiologic and public health departments the number of cases for each event and the exposed population. (cdc.gov)
  • The Military Personnel Records Center (NPRC-MPR), located at 1 Archives Drive in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is a branch of the National Personnel Records Center and is the repository of over 56 million military personnel records and medical records pertaining to retired, discharged, and deceased veterans of the U.S. armed forces. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chief of Military Personnel (CMP) is the senior Canadian Armed Forces officer responsible for the military's human resource programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is a report of a survey conducted to determine the perceptions of equal opportunity and race relations among black and white military personnel in four branches of the Armed Forces. (ed.gov)
  • More than 40 000 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel deployed in support of the mission in Afghanistan between 2001 and 2014. (bmj.com)
  • On a near daily basis, Canadians read about how difficult the transition from military to civilian life can be for a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • While military personnel in the Dominican Republic (DR) have anecdotally been considered an at-risk population for STIs and HIV, there has yet to be a study of risk behavior or seroprevalence among the armed forces. (scielosp.org)
  • These are issues that are quite common within the military during both training and deployment. (springer.com)
  • This chapter will focus on the frequency, mechanism and risks associated with overuse injuries reported during both military training and deployment. (springer.com)
  • The deployment of military advisers-who are to be accompanied by FBI and CIA agents and other US officials-was worked out Tuesday in a discussion between President Barack Obama and President Jonathan. (globalresearch.ca)
  • From the time of deployment through April 1993, malaria was diagnosed in 48 personnel who had onset of illness while in Somalia. (cdc.gov)
  • In contrast, most military members have little choice in their deployment. (cmaj.ca)
  • Finally, unlike military personnel, who are paid regardless of deployment status, most contractors' pay is contingent upon continued employment in theatres of operation. (cmaj.ca)
  • The second population included personnel transiting through Qatar on mid-deployment leave from southwest/central Asia. (ajtmh.org)
  • In addition, they would help identify at-risk personnel who might benefit from targeted intervention programs during deployment -- such as marital counseling or therapy for psychiatric or other disorders -- and help DOD and VA choose which intervention programs to implement for veterans adjusting to post-deployment life. (nationalacademies.org)
  • Findings from Canada and its allies 1-7 have shown that a substantial minority of personnel with a past deployment to the conflicts in Southwest Asia have mental health problems (MHP), many apparently related to their deployment. (bmj.com)
  • The studied population includes any French military personnel, regardless of status, rank, location, or branch of service. (cdc.gov)
  • Established in 2006 with funding from the DoD, Military Pathways has provided hundreds of thousands of self-assessments to service members and their families worldwide and has been recognized by the DoD as a critical resource in identifying symptoms linked with mental health disorders. (news-medical.net)
  • In recognition of National Depression Screening Day on Thursday, October 8, 2009, military installations worldwide will host in-person events, offering free, anonymous mental health screenings to educate service members and their families on the symptoms of depression and the appropriate course of action to take. (news-medical.net)
  • This study was conducted as part of The Millennium Cohort Study, a 21-year longitudinal study launched in 2001 "to gather and evaluate data on behavioural and occupational characteristics related to military service that might be associated with adverse health. (massagemag.com)
  • Incidence also varied by military service branch. (nih.gov)
  • Under Washington State law ( RCW 28B.15.621 ), state community colleges, technical colleges, and universities are authorized to waive all or a portion of tuition and fees for eligible veterans, military service members, or National Guard members. (wa.gov)
  • Continue and complete the course for full credit, with absences due to military service counted as excused and not used to adversely impact the student's grade or class standing. (wa.gov)
  • Military personnel who developed myositis during their period of service. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Per the directive's language, transgender service members could be discharged from the military, denied Veterans Affairs services and offered no assistance to transition into a different career-not even a semblance of equity is guaranteed for those who may be required to abandon their posts. (usforacle.com)
  • The general public may request records information under the Freedom of Information Act, but not copies of entire records or personal information regarding former military service members. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 1992 and 1998, the Department of Veterans Affairs began a project to receive military health records upon a service member's discharge, release, death in service, or retirement from the military. (wikipedia.org)
  • Records of the Persian Gulf War will not become archival until 2053 while most of the War on Terror military service records will not become public until the 2070s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nearly one-quarter of military service members deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq have sustained traumatic brain injuries. (radiologyinfo.org)
  • OAK BROOK, Ill. - Imaging patients soon after traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs can lead to better (more accurate) detection of cerebral microhemorrhages, or microbleeding on the brain, according to a study of military service members, published online in the journal Radiology . (radiologyinfo.org)
  • Furthermore, the Institute of Medicine reports that 20 to 23 percent of military service members deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq have sustained TBI while serving. (radiologyinfo.org)
  • For the study, Dr. Riedy and colleagues used susceptibility-weighted imaging-an MRI technique that provides improved visibility of blood and is highly sensitive to hemorrhage-to evaluate 603 military service members with TBI. (radiologyinfo.org)
  • Of the 603 military service members who participated in the study, 7 percent were found to have at least one occurrence of cerebral microhemorrhage. (radiologyinfo.org)
  • The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce states 13,000 military personnel in our region leave their service and transition to the private sector each year. (pilotonline.com)
  • At Tidewater Community College, veterans can earn credit for their military service. (pilotonline.com)
  • The school also has a veteran mentor program that matches student veterans with someone in the community who has successfully transitioned from military service to the private sector. (pilotonline.com)
  • Independence Day is a great day for us to salute our vets and service personnel. (liherald.com)
  • All veterans and current service personnel must produce proper military/veterans' identification to partake in the fee waiver. (liherald.com)
  • Veterans and military service personnel must be residents of Hempstead Town to be eligible. (liherald.com)
  • John Cawley and Johanna Catherine Maclean, "Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment," Health Economics 21, no. 11 (2012): 1348-66. (prb.org)
  • In addition, nonmilitary personnel are generally compensated with higher salaries than service members in comparable occupational specialties. (cmaj.ca)
  • Furthermore, information on the perceptions of racial unrest and race relations among service personnel was solicited. (ed.gov)
  • Just two of the nine Western blot-positive individuals for whom antecedent samples were available seroconverted during military service for an annual incidence rate of six seroconversions per 100,000 persons (95% CI = 0.7-21.5). (ajtmh.org)
  • This survey-based study was designedto investigate prevalence and pattern of helmet-induced externalcompression headache among these personnel.Methods: Questionnaires were carefully developed and delivered to a total of 279 participants who use helmets in the Danishmilitary service. (deepdyve.com)
  • Current U.S. Military clinical practice guidelines indicate the use of non-FDA compliant blood products voluntarily donated by other Service members during mass casualties and after the stored blood supply is exhausted in order to prevent hemorrhagic shock. (hivresearch.org)
  • Included in this report are summaries of data from January 1993 through December 1977 from unlinked prevalence surveys conducted in selected STD clinics, drug treatment centers (DTCs), and adolescent medicine clinics, as well as data from HIV screening programs for entrants in the Job Corps, military service, and first-time blood donors. (cdc.gov)
  • This report provides preliminary data about 22 cases of CL in military personnel deployed during 2002--2003 to three countries in Southwest/Central Asia (Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait) ( Figure 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Surveillance for infected female phlebotomine sand flies, the vectors of leishmanial parasites, has been conducted in and near urban and periurban areas of Iraq where U.S. military personnel have been stationed. (cdc.gov)
  • The majority of battlefield wounds in 21st century military conflicts are due to explosive devices-in the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, almost 80 percent of injury was due to explosion. (nae.edu)
  • The recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq have been notable for the extensive use of explosive weaponry, and the resulting blast injuries are, for the most part, unique to the military. (edu.au)
  • We examined the differences in types of injury and rates of returning to duty among nonmilitary and military personnel participating in military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. (cmaj.ca)
  • Methods We collected data for nonmilitary personnel medically evacuated from military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2004 and 2007. (cmaj.ca)
  • The principal causes for medical evacuation of military personnel from US operations in Iraq and Afghanistan were recently described in a large four-year epidemiologic study. (cmaj.ca)
  • Whereas some civilian personnel (e.g., diplomats) may be assigned to positions in Iraq and Afghanistan, virtually all private contractors volunteer for their jobs. (cmaj.ca)
  • Marie Harf, deputy spokesperson for the State Department, announced Tuesday evening that President Obama has authorized the sending of around 130 additional U.S. military personnel to northern Iraq, but stressed that they would not be in a combat role. (twitchy.com)
  • At rec of SecDef, the President has authorized temporarily sending approximately 130 additional U.S. military personnel to northern Iraq. (twitchy.com)
  • Isn't the 'assessment team' made up of military troops that 'won't be sent to Iraq? (twitchy.com)
  • In May 2016, the military announced a ban on booze after a US base contractor and former marine was arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman, and after a marine pleaded guilty to raping a tourist. (rt.com)
  • Demographic and clinical data were prospectively obtained for US military personnel who had been medically evacuated from Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom (January, 2004-December, 2007). (globalresearch.ca)
  • Chiropractic care, delivered within a multidisciplinary framework in military healthcare settings, has the potential to help improve clinical outcomes for military personnel with low back pain. (chiro.org)
  • Additional prospective randomized clinical trials are needed to confirm the observed differences among groups in the immune response to MenACWY when given concomitantly with other vaccines to U.S. military personnel. (asm.org)
  • Our practice of experience psychotherapist who specialize in reproductive mental health services will provide a 25% discount to military members and veterans for infertility counseling services and consultations for recipients pursuing third party reproduction. (resolve.org)
  • It is critical that they have access to programs like Military Pathways, so that they can identify potential mental health problems early on and prevent tragic situations. (news-medical.net)
  • This report addresses the extent to which (1) DOD has taken actions to prevent and respond to sexual assaults of male servicemembers, (2) DOD's sexual assault prevention and response program is meeting the medical and mental health-care needs of male servicemembers, and (3) the culture of the U.S. military poses distinct challenges for preventing and responding to sexual assaults of male servicemembers. (gao.gov)
  • I highly recommend this book to mental health professionals, chaplains, and health care providers who may work with the military. (guilford.com)
  • Design Data came from the 2013 CAF Mental Health Survey, a cross-sectional survey of serving personnel (n=72 629). (bmj.com)
  • an unknown fraction may have released because of mental health problems but such individuals are likely to be similarly distributed between both military components. (bmj.com)
  • Prevention programs targeted at military personnel in this region should incorporate sexual coercion and mental health as key elements of their HIV prevention programs. (scielosp.org)
  • Assessing vision in military personnel has the potential to improve outcomes from eye injury associated with blast exposure (e.g.: penetrating eye injury, retinal detachment) but also has the possibility of assessing and monitoring longitudinal recovery from blast-related TBI. (edu.au)
  • Dr. Garth L. Nicolson, the President, Chief Scientific Officer and Research Professor of Molecular Pathology at the Institute for Molecular Medicine in Huntington Beach, California, lecturing on the connection between military vaccines and Gulf War Syndrome. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • This study was a retrospective evaluation of the immunogenicity of a tetravalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine for serogroups A, C, W, and Y (MenACWY) administered alone ( n = 41) or concomitantly with other vaccines ( n = 279) to U.S. military personnel (mean age, 21.6 years) entering the military between 2006 and 2008. (asm.org)
  • Although infections with many of these pathogens can be prevented by drugs (chemoprophylaxis) or vaccination, and the risk for exposure can often be reduced by physical measures, the ongoing UK military campaign in Afghanistan has still resulted in infectious diseases occurring in deployed personnel. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Healthy military personnel who do not have myositis or another autoimmune disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Using data from the Millennium Cohort Study, incident autoimmune cases between study initiation and September 2015 were identified from medical encounter records in the Military Health System Data Repository (MDR). (springer.com)
  • American Express offers quite the money-saving perk to military personnel: the issuer waives the annual fees for its credit cards - even for The Platinum Card® from American Express (This card is not currently available on CardRatings) , which comes with a $550 annual fee price tag. (cardratings.com)
  • DOD's mandatory anthrax vaccine immunization program for military personnel : hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, April 29, 1999. (upenn.edu)
  • The board always welcomes complaints from genuine retired personnel and also advises retirees to avoid accumulating pension arrears due to not turning up for documentation or verification. (punchng.com)
  • The Military Personnel Records Center also stores over thirty-nine million auxiliary military records to include casualty indexes, unit reports, some military pay records, and the medical treatment records of retirees from all services, as well as records for dependents and other persons treated at naval medical facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infectious diseases have beleaguered international military operations for centuries, with historic campaigns facing substantial loss of life after soldiers succumbed to infections endemic to the areas in which they were operating at the time (1). (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Under the Washington Law Against Discrimination ( RCW 49.60 ), it is illegal to discriminate on the basis of "honorably discharged veteran or military status. (wa.gov)
  • If a veteran or person with military status feels that an employer has acted in retaliation for his or her filing a complaint, that should be reported as well. (wa.gov)
  • In his claim, the veteran alleged that the company supplied defective earplugs to the military, which led to his hearing loss and the persistent high-pitched ringing in his ears known as chronic tinnitus - a condition for which there is no known cure. (simmonsfirm.com)
  • Those who wish to receive the discount for their purchases will be asked to present a valid veteran ID card, a military ID card, a discharge document, or a driver's license with a veteran designation. (wistv.com)
  • They include donations from one military veteran, a middle-aged man who had not been exposed to blast injury, and a military contractor, a woman, also middle-aged, who had worked in a war zone. (blogspot.com)
  • BACKGROUND: The U.S. population has shown increasing rates of overweight and obesity in recent years, but similar analyses do not exist for U.S. military personnel. (rti.org)
  • For overweight, military women showed the largest increase. (rti.org)
  • Adjusted multinomial logit analyses found that servicemembers aged 26 years and older, men, non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics, enlisted personnel, married personnel, and heavy drinkers had the highest risk both for overweight and obesity. (rti.org)
  • DOD stated in its April 2014 prevention strategy that it intends to research the situations leading to male victimization and the needs of male victims, and has begun to collect information toward this objective with its 2014 Military Workplace Study. (gao.gov)
  • However, nonmilitary personnel were not included in that study. (cmaj.ca)
  • Ninety-five military personnel with recent HIV infection participated in this study. (annals.org)
  • The study included only 95 people and findings in military personnel may not be the same as what would be found in civilians. (annals.org)
  • The military presents a unique opportunity to study non-obese patients because of the high number of non-obese soldiers that undergo sleep studies. (washington.edu)
  • Therefore, military sleep study records offer a prime opportunity to differentiate how OSA behaves in patients with and without obesity. (washington.edu)
  • A new study suggests that the risk for U.S. Military personnel of contracting an infection following an emergency blood transfusion is low considering screening procedures are limited on the battlefield. (hivresearch.org)
  • The 2002 Virginia law which allegedly makes it difficult for military personnel to cast absentee votes was passed by a Republican legislature and signed by a Democratic governor. (sfexaminer.com)
  • And military leaders emphasize that today's high levels of obesity among children present challenges in recruiting tomorrow's military. (prb.org)
  • Incidence rates during 1990-2004 among white and black individuals aged 20 to 49 years in the military, and the general U.S. population were compared using data from the Department of Defense's Automated Central Tumor Registry and the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER-9) program. (nih.gov)
  • Incidence rates were higher for white military personnel than for white rates in general population (36.89 and 23.05 per 100,000 person-years, respectively). (health.mil)
  • The risk of Lyme disease in the U.S. military population was found to be low. (ajtmh.org)
  • Although there may be sub-groups of military personnel who could potentially benefit from vaccination, force-wide use of the Lyme disease vaccine is not warranted. (ajtmh.org)
  • The military vaccination program was one of the defense systems that was put in place to protect the UK (and other) troops from both the threat of chemical warfare agents and the weapons of mass destruction that Saddam Hussein was supposed to have and would likely use against them in the First Gulf War. (healthimpactnews.com)