Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.
An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.
Multinational coalition military operation initiated in October 2001 to counter terrorism and bring security to AFGHANISTAN in collaboration with Afghan forces.
Neurotic reactions to unusual, severe, or overwhelming military stress.
Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Branch of psychiatry concerned with problems related to the prevention, diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of mental or emotional disorders of Armed Forces personnel.
Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8)
Former members of the armed services.
Areas designated for use by the armed forces personnel.
United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.
The practice of medicine concerned with conditions affecting the health of individuals associated with the marine environment.
A country of eastern Europe, formerly the province of Bosnia in Yugoslavia, uniting with the province of Herzegovina to form the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1946. It was created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia and recognized by the United States as an independent state. Bosnia takes is name from the river Bosna, in turn from the Indoeuropean root bhog, "current"; Herzegovina is from the Serbian herceg (duke) + -ov (the possessive) + -ina (country or territory).
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of VETERANS.
A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.
Personal devices for protection of the ears from loud or high intensity noise, water, or cold. These include earmuffs and earplugs.
Drinking an excessive amount of ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES in a short period of time.
The region of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)
A species in the genus HEPATOVIRUS containing one serotype and two strains: HUMAN HEPATITIS A VIRUS and Simian hepatitis A virus causing hepatitis in humans (HEPATITIS A) and primates, respectively.
A live VACCINIA VIRUS vaccine of calf lymph or chick embryo origin, used for immunization against smallpox. It is now recommended only for laboratory workers exposed to smallpox virus. Certain countries continue to vaccinate those in the military service. Complications that result from smallpox vaccination include vaccinia, secondary bacterial infections, and encephalomyelitis. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The practice of nursing in military environments.
The individuals employed by the hospital.
The practice of dentistry as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.
Acute and chronic (see also BRAIN INJURIES, CHRONIC) injuries to the brain, including the cerebral hemispheres, CEREBELLUM, and BRAIN STEM. Clinical manifestations depend on the nature of injury. Diffuse trauma to the brain is frequently associated with DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY or COMA, POST-TRAUMATIC. Localized injuries may be associated with NEUROBEHAVIORAL MANIFESTATIONS; HEMIPARESIS, or other focal neurologic deficits.
Aspects of health and disease related to travel.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Former kingdom, located on Korea Peninsula between Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea on east coast of Asia. In 1948, the kingdom ceased and two independent countries were formed, divided by the 38th parallel.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES based on the detection through serological testing of characteristic change in the serum level of specific ANTIBODIES. Latent subclinical infections and carrier states can thus be detected in addition to clinically overt cases.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
An endemic disease that is characterized by the development of single or multiple localized lesions on exposed areas of skin that typically ulcerate. The disease has been divided into Old and New World forms. Old World leishmaniasis is separated into three distinct types according to epidemiology and clinical manifestations and is caused by species of the L. tropica and L. aethiopica complexes as well as by species of the L. major genus. New World leishmaniasis, also called American leishmaniasis, occurs in South and Central America and is caused by species of the L. mexicana or L. braziliensis complexes.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)

Army families and the general practitioner. (1/1791)

The military component of a rural general practice is described with details of increased workload and morbidity for conditions associated with emotional stress.  (+info)

Bacterial pneumonia as a suprainfection in young adults with measles. (2/1791)

The aim of this study was to report the clinical and laboratory characteristics of bacterial pneumonia related to measles infection, and also to assess any correlation between severity and time of onset. Four hundred and twenty-four previously healthy young males (age 22+/-2.1 yrs) were hospitalized with typical symptoms and signs of measles. One hundred and twelve (26%) developed bacterial pneumonia on admission (n=41), during their hospital stay (n=20) or days after their discharge (n=51): groups A, B and C, respectively. Single lobar consolidation was the most common finding, accounting for 89% of cases. Pleural effusion was uncommon and associated in half of the cases with empyema. A microbiological diagnosis was made in 81 cases. Streptococcus pneumoniae (65 cases) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (9 cases) were the most commonly identified organisms. Patients from group C had significantly higher values of white blood cell count and erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and lower values of arterial oxygen tension (14+/-0.8 x 10(9) x L(-1), 88+/-4 mm and 6.3+/-0.4 kPa (47+/-3 mmHg), respectively) than the other two groups. There were no deaths during the hospitalization period. The mean duration of hospital stay was 13+/-2.4 days and was longer in the presence of K. pneumoniae infection (19+/-1.6 days). Six patients from group C were admitted to the intensive care unit. In conclusion, these data suggest that bacterial pneumonia associated with measles is not unusual in hospitalized adults, and it seems to be more severe when it occurs days after the onset of rash.  (+info)

Strain variation in adenovirus serotypes 4 and 7a causing acute respiratory disease. (3/1791)

In order to determine the suitability of vaccine strains established in the 1960s for a new vaccine, a comprehensive study of strain variation of adenovirus serotype 4 (AV 4) and AV 7 was undertaken. A 1,500-bp region of the hexon gene containing the AV neutralization epitopes from prototype, vaccine, and community-acquired strains and from wild-type strains from military personnel that cause acute respiratory disease (ARD) was sequenced and analyzed. The whole hexon gene from prototype strains, vaccine strains, and selected isolates was sequenced. AV 7 and AV 7a were found to have distinct genotypes, and all vaccine and wild-type strains recovered from 1963 to 1997 had the AV 7a genotype. There was no significant strain variation in the neutralization epitopes of the AV 7a genotype over a 42-year period. The evolution of AV 4 was more complex, with continuous genetic drift punctuated by replacement with a new strain. The current strain of AV 4, which has been in circulation since 1995, is significantly different from the AV 4 prototype and the vaccine strains. Genetic differences were confirmed to be antigenic differences by neutralization tests, which define the new strain as an AV 4 variant. A type-specific PCR for AV 4, AV 7/7a, and AV 21 was developed, and this PCR facilitated the rapid identification of isolates from outbreaks of ARD.  (+info)

Insulin sensitivity is related to physical fitness and exercise blood pressure to structural vascular properties in young men. (4/1791)

Insulin resistance is related to physical inactivity, which is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and death. Moreover, blood pressure responses during the first 6 minutes of an exercise test (600 kilo/pound/meter [kpm] per min) are more predictive for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality than blood pressure at rest, which could reflect that exercise blood pressure correlates more closely to peripheral structural vascular changes than casual blood pressure. We have recently shown a correlation between insulin resistance and minimal forearm vascular resistance (MFVR) in young men recruited from the highest blood pressure percentiles during a military draft session. In the present study, we tested the hypotheses that insulin sensitivity relates to physical fitness and that blood pressure responses during an exercise test relate to peripheral structural vascular changes in these men; we also tested whether these findings were interrelated. We assessed insulin sensitivity and physical fitness in 27 young men randomly selected from the cohort having a blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg or higher during the compulsory military draft session in Oslo. Insulin sensitivity correlated with physical fitness (r=0.58, P=0.002). Systolic blood pressure after 6 minutes of exercise (600 kpm/min) correlated with MFVR (r=0.46, P=0.015). MFVR and physical fitness independently explained 60% of the variation in insulin sensitivity, and MFVR independently explained 19% of the variation of systolic blood pressure after 6 minutes of exercise. In conclusion, insulin sensitivity is related to physical fitness and exercise blood pressure to structural vascular properties in these young men.  (+info)

Expanded safety and immunogenicity of a bivalent, oral, attenuated cholera vaccine, CVD 103-HgR plus CVD 111, in United States military personnel stationed in Panama. (5/1791)

To provide optimum protection against classical and El Tor biotypes of Vibrio cholerae O1, a single-dose, oral cholera vaccine was developed by combining two live, attenuated vaccine strains, CVD 103-HgR (classical, Inaba) and CVD 111 (El Tor, Ogawa). The vaccines were formulated in a double-chamber sachet; one chamber contained lyophilized bacteria, and the other contained buffer. A total of 170 partially-immune American soldiers stationed in Panama received one of the following five formulations: (a) CVD 103-HgR at 10(8) CFU plus CVD 111 at 10(7) CFU, (b) CVD 103-HgR at 10(8) CFU plus CVD 111 at 10(6) CFU, (c) CVD 103-HgR alone at 10(8) CFU, (d) CVD 111 alone at 10(7) CFU, or (e) inactivated Escherichia coli placebo. Among those who received CVD 111 at the high or low dose either alone or in combination with CVD 103-HgR, 8 of 103 had diarrhea, defined as three or more liquid stools. None of the 32 volunteers who received CVD 103-HgR alone or the 35 placebo recipients had diarrhea. CVD 111 was detected in the stools of 46% of the 103 volunteers who received it. About 65% of all persons who received CVD 103-HgR either alone or in combination had a fourfold rise in Inaba vibriocidal titers. The postvaccination geometric mean titers were comparable among groups, ranging from 450 to 550. Ogawa vibriocidal titers were about twice as high in persons who received CVD 111 as in those who received CVD 103-HgR alone (600 versus 300). The addition of CVD 111 improved the overall seroconversion rate and doubled the serum Ogawa vibriocidal titers, suggesting that the combination of an El Tor and a classical cholera strain is desirable. While CVD 111 was previously found to be well tolerated in semiimmune Peruvians, the adverse effects observed in this study indicate that this strain requires further attenuation before it can be safely used in nonimmune populations.  (+info)

Prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes and abnormalities of carbohydrate metabolism in a U.S. Army population. (6/1791)

OBJECTIVE: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) reported that 4.3-6.3% of adult Americans have undiagnosed diabetes. 15.6% have impaired glucose tolerance, and 10.1% have impaired fasting glucose. By design, NHANES III excluded people in the U.S. military. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and impaired fasting glucose among U.S. Army soldiers. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A 2-h, 75-g oral glucose tolerance test was performed on a prospective, consecutive sample of 625 asymptomatic soldiers presenting to a U.S. Army medical clinic for physical examinations. Age of subjects was 32 +/- 9 years (mean +/- SD), and 81.0% of subjects were male. BMI was 26.2 +/- 3.7 kg/m2. Race/ethnicity categories included Caucasian (54.4%), African-American (24.4%), Hispanic (17.4%), and other (3.7%). A family history of diabetes was reported by 25.4% of the subjects, and the number of exercise sessions per week was 4.0 +/- 1.5. RESULTS: The prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes was 3 of 625 (0.5%) (95% CI, 0.1-1.4): impaired glucose tolerance, 11 of 598 (1.8%) (0.9-3.3); and impaired fasting glucose 6 of 585 (1.0%) (0.4-2.2). CONCLUSIONS: In this low-diabetes risk U.S. Army population, the prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and impaired fasting glucose were 0.5, 1.8, and 1.0%, respectively. The prevalence rates found in this study are approximately one-tenth of those found in NHANES III.  (+info)

Factors associated with pharyngeal carriage of Neisseria meningitidis among Israel Defense Force personnel at the end of their compulsory service. (7/1791)

In this 1 year cross-sectional study of personnel being discharged from compulsory military service, an available database of health-related information was used to examine the association of meningococcal carriage with socio-demographic factors. A representative, systematic sample of 1632 personnel was interviewed and had throat cultures taken. The overall meningococcal carriage rate was 16%. Serogroups B and Y accounted for 76% and 13% of the isolates respectively. In univariate analysis, carriage was associated with male gender (P < 0.0001), < 12 years school education (P = 0.002), smoking (P = 0.014), and service at a 'closed' base, reflecting greater interpersonal contact (P < 0.0001). In multivariate analysis, only service on a closed base and male gender retained significance. School education of < 12 years remained significant for females only. Variables not associated with carriage included number of siblings, intensity of smoking, and use of the contraceptive pill. In this setting, meningococcal carriage was associated with the type of base on which soldiers served; and smoking was not an independent risk factor for carriage.  (+info)

Serum dioxin and cancer in veterans of Operation Ranch Hand. (8/1791)

We studied cancer prevalence and exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (dioxin) in veterans of Operation Ranch Hand, the Air Force unit responsible for the aerial spraying of herbicides in Vietnam from 1962 to 1971. A comparison group of Air Force veterans who served in Southeast Asia during the same period and who were not involved with spraying herbicides was included. Comparison veterans were matched to Ranch Hand veterans on age, race, and military occupation. We measured dioxin in 1987 or 1992, extrapolated the result to the time of service in Southeast Asia, and assigned each Ranch Hand veteran to Background, Low, or High exposure categories. This study had low power to detect an effect for specific or rare cancers. The risk of cancer at sites other than the skin within 20 years of service was increased in the Low (odds ratio (OR) = 3.4, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.5-8.0) and High (OR = 2.7, 95% CI 0.9-8.0) categories, but the pattern was inconsistent with another study, suggesting that the excess risk may not have been caused by dioxin exposure. Overall, we found no consistent evidence of a dose-response gradient and no significant increase in cancer risk in the High dioxin exposure category, the subgroup of greatest a priori interest.  (+info)

Countries Compared by Military > Armed forces personnel. International Statistics at NationMaster.com, IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Military/Armed-forces-personnel. Countries Compared by Military > Armed forces personnel. International Statistics at NationMaster.com, IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. 2000. ,http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Military/Armed-forces-personnel,.. Countries Compared by Military > Armed forces personnel. International Statistics at NationMaster.com, IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford ...
Smoking in the United States military has been observed in previous wars, but smokings close association with the United States military started in World War I when tobacco companies began to target military personnel through the distribution of cigarettes to servicemen and the eventual inclusion of cigarettes into rations. Although the military has attempted to implement tobacco control initiatives, the association between smoking and military personnel has persisted to the present day as smoking rates remain high, despite declines in civilian rates. Such high rates have led to questions about the effect of smoking from the apparent health risks to troop readiness and training costs. With the entrance of the United States into World War I in 1918, cigarette use increased dramatically among United States military personnel as they were targeted by tobacco companies which touted cigarettes as a way for soldiers to psychologically escape from their current circumstances, boosting overall troop ...
Sports Performance 15 Basic Training Principles Basic Training Principles What is Physical Fitness?  Being physically fit means to be able to perform everyday activities with ease. Basic Training Principles 5 Components of Physical Fitness: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Muscular Strength Muscular Endurance Cardiovascular Endurance Flexibility Body Composition Basic Training Principles 1. Muscular Strength  The capacity to exert force against a resistance.  Resistance training programs are the most efficient way to gain rapid strength.  Increased in strength is related to increase in muscular endurance. Basic Training Principles 2. Muscular Endurance  The bodys ability to resist fatigue or sustain prolonged activity.  Endurance can be improved by using a moderate load and progressively increasing the no. of reps. Basic Training Principles 3. Cardiovascular Endurance  The ability of the circulatory and respiratory system to carry oxygen to the working muscles and waste products away.  An ...
During basic military training, there is a total tobacco ban…and the prohibition is strictly enforced. At the beginning of basic military training, airmen are searched and all tobacco products are confiscated. Tobacco products are considered contraband along with alcohol, drugs, weapons, and chewing gum. The airmen recruits are required to maintain a money list (i.e., a list of all serial numbers for all their money), which is checked regularly by basic military training instructors. Airmen are under constant supervision, and there are no tobacco products accessible even during those rare occasions when airmen are not supervised. An honor code is established early in basic training so that if a recruit breaks the rules, fellow airmen are duty bound to report the infraction. Finally, the punishment for tobacco use during basic military training is severe. In virtually all cases, the airman is recycled (forced to repeat some or all of basic training), a possible sanction that few airmen ...
During basic military training, there is a total tobacco ban…and the prohibition is strictly enforced. At the beginning of basic military training, airmen are searched and all tobacco products are confiscated. Tobacco products are considered contraband along with alcohol, drugs, weapons, and chewing gum. The airmen recruits are required to maintain a money list (i.e., a list of all serial numbers for all their money), which is checked regularly by basic military training instructors. Airmen are under constant supervision, and there are no tobacco products accessible even during those rare occasions when airmen are not supervised. An honor code is established early in basic training so that if a recruit breaks the rules, fellow airmen are duty bound to report the infraction. Finally, the punishment for tobacco use during basic military training is severe. In virtually all cases, the airman is recycled (forced to repeat some or all of basic training), a possible sanction that few airmen ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Smokeless tobacco use in military personnel. AU - Peterson, Alan L.. AU - Severson, Herb H.. AU - Andrews, Judy A.. AU - Gott, Sherrie P.. AU - Cigrang, Jeffrey A.. AU - Gordon, Judith S.. AU - Hunter, Christine M.. AU - Martin, Gary C.. N1 - Copyright: Copyright 2018 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 2007/12. Y1 - 2007/12. N2 - Military personnel are more than twice as likely as civilians to use smokeless tobacco (ST), and recent studies indicate that military prevalence rates are rising. However, few studies have examined factors related to ST use in the military. The present study evaluated the characteristics of ST use in 785 active duty military personnel. The results indicated that the average age of initiation was 17.7 years, participants had used ST for 12.3 years, and they used approximately four tins or pouches of tobacco per week. Army personnel were more likely than Air Force personnel to be older, to have used ST longer, and to be heavier users. Officers had ...
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Research Paper Title The Experience of Former UK Military Personnel Re-Entering the Civilian World. Abstract This thesis focuses on the experiences of former UK military personnel from all three armed services re-entering the civilian workplace. There is a distinct lack of research in this area with only limited studies carried out which tend to focus…
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.
As World War II progressed, most major armies integrated tanks or assault guns with mechanized infantry, as well as other supporting arms, such as artillery and engineers, as combined arms units. Allied armored formations included a mechanized infantry element for combined arms teamwork. For example, US armored divisions had a balance of three battalions each of tanks, armored infantry, and self-propelled artillery. The US armored infantry was fully equipped with M2 and M3 halftracks. In the British and Commonwealth armies, Type A armoured brigades, intended for independent operations or to form part of armored divisions, had a motor infantry battalion mounted in Bren Carriers or later in lend-lease halftracks. Type B brigades lacked a motor infantry component and were subordinated to infantry formations. The Canadian Army and, subsequently the British Army, used expedients such as the Kangaroo APC, usually for specific operations rather than to create permanent mechanized infantry ...
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Of the 8 confirmed or probable cases of TBE among U.S. military service members and beneficiaries during the 13-year surveillance period, 7 occurred in 2017 or 2018. Five of the cases occurred in service members and 3 in children; all cases occurred in Germany in the states of BW or Bavaria. There were no cases of TBE identified among U.S. military service members or beneficiaries traveling to Europe. All but 1 of the cases were hospitalized in a host nation medical facility, and most of the case information was extracted from translations of those hospitalization records. RME surveillance identified 5 of the cases, while laboratory data identified only 1. This is not surprising, as only laboratory tests from MTFs could reliably be obtained and only 1 of the cases was treated in an MTF. Additional case finding using outpatient records revealed large numbers of misclassified cases regardless of data source, largely from medical encounters for TBE vaccine or tick bites that were miscoded as TBE ...
Of the 8 confirmed or probable cases of TBE among U.S. military service members and beneficiaries during the 13-year surveillance period, 7 occurred in 2017 or 2018. Five of the cases occurred in service members and 3 in children; all cases occurred in Germany in the states of BW or Bavaria. There were no cases of TBE identified among U.S. military service members or beneficiaries traveling to Europe. All but 1 of the cases were hospitalized in a host nation medical facility, and most of the case information was extracted from translations of those hospitalization records. RME surveillance identified 5 of the cases, while laboratory data identified only 1. This is not surprising, as only laboratory tests from MTFs could reliably be obtained and only 1 of the cases was treated in an MTF. Additional case finding using outpatient records revealed large numbers of misclassified cases regardless of data source, largely from medical encounters for TBE vaccine or tick bites that were miscoded as TBE ...
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Myositis, an autoimmune muscle disease, likely develops as a result of environmental exposures in genetically susceptible persons. Preliminary data suggest a trend for an increasing incidence in myositis in military personnel over the last decade for unknown reasons. Although a few environmental exposures have been preliminarily associated with myositis in the civilian population, these have not been confirmed. In addition, no study has assessed exposures that might result in the development of myositis in military personnel. Military personnel experience a number of intense, unique exposures, often over a relatively short interval, which include different stresses, novel vaccines, distinct occupational exposures, battlefield injuries and unique chemicals during field deployment, that differ from those exposures in non-military populations. Therefore, we propose a protocol that consists of three complementary approaches to attempt to determine the environmental factors associated with the ...
PURPOSE: Overuse injuries are a major concern for physical active individuals engaged in endurance type activities. This is especially true for soldiers during basic military training or subjects with a sedentary lifestyle taking up exercise to prevent disease, as they are vulnerable for sustaining an overuse injury. Contradictory to traumatic injuries, little is known about the prevention of overuse injuries using a training program. This study evaluates the preventive effect of a training program based on known intrinsic risk factors for the occurrence of anterior knee pain and shin pain in soldiers undergoing basic military training. We also evaluate the effect on physical performance.. METHODS: From December 2004 - March 2006 1000 soldiers undergoing basic military training divided into 24 platoons are cluster randomised into a prevention-training (PRE) group or a placebo-training (PLA) group. The PRE group will perform exercises based on known intrinsic risk factors namely strength, ...
More than 9 million eligible military service members, retirees and their families will have 24/7 access to registered nurses and care coordination services. Washington (Oct. 10, 2017) - Optum, the health services company of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), will operate the Military Health Systems (MHS) worldwide Nurse Advice Line, serving more than 9 million military service members, retirees and their families.. Currently, nurse advice line services are provided to eligible military health system beneficiaries in the United States and Eurasia. The new Global Nurse Advice Line combines these two services and adds coverage for those in the Pacific Region and Latin America. Additional enhancements to the nurse advice line will include offering communications channels other than the telephone, such as web-chat and video teleconferencing, giving beneficiaries access to their self-care instructions, and allowing users to speak with a primary care provider after nurse triage, to name just a ...
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Headley Courts Academic Department of Military Rehabilitation (ADMR) has partnered with National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at the Loughborough University to investigate risk factors and treatment of tendon pain in the British Armed Forces.. The study, called Biomechanical Associations and Efficacy of Injectable Therapies in Tendinopathy (BEFIT), will mainly focus on a randomised controlled trial to investigate the effect of high-volume injection therapy in Achilles and patellar tendinopathy.. Headley Court research head group captain Alex Bennett said: This well-designed clinical trial has been approved not only by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Research Ethics Committee but also the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and gives us the best opportunity to test fully whether these injections can benefit our patients.. As part of the research, university academics will work alongside the MoD collaborators in order to help UK military personnel with tendon ...
Hi, my name is Rhodri Dierst-Davies, an evaluation specialist with Deloitte Consulting LLP working out of our Government & Public Services (GPS) practice. Similar to civilian populations, the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has steadily increased among Active Duty and Reserve personnel over the past decade. While e-cigarettes are now more popular than traditional cigarettes among military populations, the public health response is still far behind that of other tobacco products.. Tobacco use and the Military: A Complex Story The United States military has long history with tobacco use among active duty personnel. Smoking became more closely associated with military service during World War I, when cigarettes were provided in servicemen rations. Tobacco use continued to play a role in military culture, as service members report using it for pleasure, comfort, and to boost morale. Starting around 1980, when smoking prevalence rates were approximately 50%, Department of Defense (DoD) ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 59TH MEDICAL WING (AETC) JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO - LACKLAND TEXAS 14 July 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR SGOM5E ATTN: LT COL IRENE FOLARON FROM: 59 MDW/SGVU SUBJECT: Professional Presentation Approval 1. Your paper, entitled Diabetes in Combat: Effect of Military Deployment on Diabetes Mellitus in Air Force Personnel p resented at/published to Military Health System Research Symposium. Kissimmee. FL 27-30 Aug 2017 in accordance with MDW1 41- 108, has been approved and assigned local file # 17277. 2. Pertinent biographic information (name of author(s) title, etc.) has been entered into our computer file. Please advise us (by phone or mail) that your presentation was given. At that time, we will need the date (month, day and year) along with the location of your presentation, it is important to update this information so that we can provide quality support for you, your department, and the Medical Center commander. This information is used to document the scholarly activities of ...
Commercial inactivated parenteral influenza vaccines reduced febrile (, or = 38 degrees C) respiratory illness by 53% (95% CL: 41-63%) during a 3 week outbreak in 1998 when A/Sydney/5/97(H3N2)-like influenza viruses were shown to be the predominant etiological agents and an older antigenic variant, A/Nanchang/933/95, served as the vaccine virus. The calculatory efficacy for preventing virologically diagnosed influenza infections was 57% (95% CL: 40-68%). The study population consisted of 1374 young male military conscripts. Vaccination coverage on a voluntary basis was 67%. Vaccination was ineffective in preventing febrile illness during a second epidemic wave lasting 2 weeks when mainly adenoviruses were shown to have been circulating in the garrison. Out of the 36 nasopharyngeal aspirates positive for influenza A by antigen detection, 18 A/Sydney/5/97-like strains (10 from non-vaccinated and eight from vaccinated subjects) and two A/Nanchang/933/95-like strains (both from non-vaccinated ...
Training for enlisted personnel. Newly enlisted members of the Armed Forces undergo initial-entry training, better known as basic training or boot camp. Basic training includes courses in military skills and protocols and typically lasts 8 to 13 weeks, including a week of orientation and introduction to military life. Basic training also includes weapons training, team building, and rigorous physical exercise designed to improve strength and endurance.. Following basic training, military members attend additional training at technical schools that prepare them for a particular military occupational specialty. This formal training period generally lasts from 10 to 20 weeks. Training for certain occupations-nuclear power plant operator, for example-may take as long as a year. In addition to getting classroom instructions, military members receive on-the-job training at their first duty assignment.. Training for warrant officers. Warrant officers are technical and tactical experts in a specific ...
United States military personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, have been conducting Medical Readiness Training Exercises (MEDRETE) since Oct. 1993. Since that time, they have executed more than 300 missions and treated more,
Photo Of The Day - This time from the New Zealand Defence Force and their Exercise Sari Bair, which was their largest training exercise at home in 2018. The terrain and weather at the Waiouru Military Training Facility added to the challenge of completing the tasks, but the views certainly look extraordinary.
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. It is important to understand these patterns in the military because of their impact on fitness and readiness.
Expanded Access to Industry-Leading Technology for 10.2 Million Military Personnel ATLANTA, GA - April 17, 2017 - AMNIOX Medical, Inc., a TissueTech, Inc. company, announced a new Federal Supply Schedule contract for its NEOX and CLARIX product lines. The agreement provides the Military Health System broad access to NEOX Wound Allograft - indicated for use as a wound covering for dermal ulcers and defects - and CLARIX Regenerative Matrix - indicated for use as a surgical covering, wrap or barrier in orthopedic surgery and soft tissue repair.. The Military Health System encompasses the U.S. Department of Defenses institutions providing health care to active duty and retired U.S. Military personnel and their dependents. This system provides healthcare coverage to 10.2 million lives. Amniox Medical is partnering exclusively with Alliant Healthcare, a verified Service-Disabled, and Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). As an SDVOSB, Alliant is a priority provider of medical products and services ...
In March, two Naval Academy graduates will become the second set of women to enter the course. In the coming years, Amos is counting on dozens more female volunteers to provide him with enough information to decide whether women can make it in the infantry. The outcome, he says, is far from certain. I think there is absolutely no reason to think our females cant be tankers … or be artillery Marines, he said, referring to tracked amphibious assault vehicles. The infantry is different. Indeed, Amos said, if too few women are able, or willing, to join the infantry, he or his successor may ask the defense secretary to keep the infantry closed to women. The deadline for that request is January 2016. You could reach the point where you say, Its not worth it, Amos said. The numbers are so infinitesimally small, its not worth it. Advocates for women almost certainly would protest any effort to keep the Marines infantry male-only. They acknowledge the harshness of infantry life: carrying ...
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Methods This was a prospective observational study of the Parachute (n=734), Guards (n=1044), Line (n=3472) and Gurkha (n=458) Regiments of the British Army recruits during a 26-week basic military training programme over a 2-year period. The participant demographic characteristics were: age 18.9 years (SD±2.3), height 176.5 cm (SD±7.80), mass 69 kg (SD±9.7) and body mass index 22.14 kg/m2 (SD±2.5). ...
Field training exercises are usually practice mini-battles which provide fairly realistic scenarios and situations based on actual situations a unit might face if deployed. While squad and platoon sized units can conduct an FTX, most of these exercises involve units ranging from a company up to a regiment or brigade. Field training exercises rarely reach division strength. The exercise is usually carefully planned out by field grade or general officers, usually without disclosing plans or other information to company-grade officers. This makes the situation more unpredictable and realistic since company-grade officers make the majority of quick and immediate decisions on the battlefield. Nearly every possibility is considered during planning, and often the scenarios can be more difficult or more far-fetched than actual battles, thus sharpening the skills of those participating to a level which will surpass that of the enemy.[1] ...
This study aimed to explore the topic of military family finances in a sample of enlisted U.S. Army personnel stationed at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. The study investigated the role of rank, relationship status, ethnicity, income, and parental status in the financial adjustment and dyadic adjustment of active duty military personnel and their families. A Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA) was used for three separate models. The first model examined dyadic adjustment and financial readiness to change by looking at relationship status, parental status, and income. This model found that married participants with incomes over $40,000 showed greater readiness for financial change when compared to their non-married counterparts and, that childless participants and those with multiple children showed less tension in their dyadic relationship at the income levels of below $30,000 and above $40,000 in comparison to the participants with one child. Additionally, participants with one child at ...
Norovirus is often transmitted from person-to-person. Transmission may also be food-borne, but only few norovirus outbreak investigations have identified food items as likely vehicles of norovirus transmission through an analytical epidemiological study. During 7-9 January, 2009, 36 persons at a military base in Germany fell ill with acute gastroenteritis. Food from the military bases canteen was suspected as vehicle of infection, norovirus as the pathogen causing the illnesses. An investigation was initiated to describe the outbreaks extent, to verify the pathogen, and to identify modes of transmission and source of infection to prevent further cases. For descriptive analysis, ill persons were defined as members of the military base with acute onset of diarrhoea or vomiting between 24 December 2008, and 3 February 2009, without detection of a pathogen other than norovirus in stools. We conducted a retrospective cohort study within the headquarters company. Cases were military base members with onset
Navy Seaman Recruit George L. Robertson completes basic training - Navy Seaman Recruit George L. Robertson son of Micheal N. Robertson of Daingerfield Texas and Monica E. McCormick of Copperas Cove Texas recently completed U.S. Navy basic training...
In addition to those persons, including the dependents of naval and Marine Corps personnel, now authorized to receive hospitalization at naval hospitals, hospitalization and dispensary service may be provided at naval hospitals and dispensaries outside of the continental limits of the United States and in Alaska, to the officers and employees of any department or agency of the Federal Government, to employees of a contractor with the United States or his subcontractor, to the dependents of such persons, and in emergencies to such other persons as the Secretary of the Navy may prescribe: Provided, That such hospitalization and dispensary service to other than the dependents of naval and Marine Corps personnel shall be permitted only where facilities are not otherwise available in reasonably accessible and appropriate non-Federal hospitals. The charge for hospitalization or dispensary service for persons other than dependents of naval and Marine Corps personnel as specified in this section shall ...
The Senate passed a bill Thursday to cover military service members in vitro fertilization (IVF) services through the veterans healthcare system.
Introduction: Moral injury (MI) results when military personnel are exposed to morally injurious events that conflict with their values and beliefs. Given the complexity of MI and its physical, emotional, social, and spiritual impact, a holistic approach is needed. While the biopsychosocial aspects of MI are more commonly addressed, less is known of the spiritual dimension and how to incorporate it into treatment that facilitates restoration of ones core self and mending of relationships with self, others, and the sacred/Transcendent. The purpose of this study was to gain a greater understanding of the relationship between spirituality/religion (S/R) and MI as experienced by military members and veterans and to consider how S/R might be better integrated into prevention and treatment strategies.Methods: A mini-review of peer-reviewed articles published between January 2000 and April 2018 regarding the relationship between spirituality and MI among military personnel and veterans was conducted.Results:
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Figure. Evidence of rickettsiosis or scrub typhus among US military personnel deployed to South Korea. Black bars indicate postdeployment serum samples from US military personnel with a titer ≥1:100 (seropositive) to typhus group rickettsiae (TGR), spotted fever group rickettsiae (SFGR), or scrub typhus group orientia (STGO) IgG, as determined by ELISA. White bars indicate personnel determined by paired serum sample analyses to have seroconversion or 4-fold rise in titer between predeployment and postdeployment serum samples, indicating evidence of infection with the corresponding pathogen during deployment.. ...
Records Management and Policy (PERS-313). The Records Management Policy Branch (located in building #769 at the Navy Personnel Command, Naval Support Activity Mid-South, Millington, Tennessee) is responsible for policy and maintenance of the Navys Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). The OMPF. The OMPF is stored in the Electronic Military Personnel Record System (EMPRS) and consists of permanent documents that reflect a members fitness for service, performance of duties, and entitlements, which satisfy both statutory and corporate requirements, and affect or influence a members career and benefits. The variety of documents includes information about the accession, training, education, performance, discipline, decoration and awards, assignments, duties, casualty status, and separation/retirement of the Navy member. Compensation, physical condition, medical treatment, personal documents, and non-service related documents might be maintained as part of the OMPF record if deemed necessary and ...
With the recent increase in womens representation in the military, baseline physical measurement data are needed to help set appropriate accession and retention standards and to design useful prevention and intervention programs in the areas of physical fitness and health. This study incorporated several body composition indices to obtain anthropometric data for a representative sample of 1,292 active duty Navy and Marine Corps women and men. It also assessed the extent to which personnel met weight-for-height and body fat standards.
The Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) was established on December 15, 1980. JSOC is located at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina and at nearby Fort Bragg, NC. JSOC is a joint headquarters designed to study special operations requirements and techniques; ensure interoperability and equipment standardization; plan and conduct joint special operations exercises and training; and develop joint special operations tactics.[1]. According to the GlobalSecurity.org web site, Although JSOCs stated purpose is to provide a unified command structure for conducting joint special operations and exercises, it is widely reported that JSOC is actually the command responsible for conducting US counter-terrorism (CT) operations. JSOC is reported to command the US militarys Special Missions Units (SMUs). These SMUs are tasked with conducting CT operations, strike operations, reconnaissance in denied areas, and special intelligence missions.. Much of the hunting for senior Taliban and al Qaeda members ...
This would reverse the current policy that military women can have abortions at these hospitals except for the instances of rape or incest. Slaughter spoke with Diana Reese of the Washington Post. Thats absolutely wrong, Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) told me in a phone interview Monday. She introduced legislation Thursday that would change that. The Military Access to Reproductive Care and Health (MARCH) for Military Women Act would lift the ban on abortions at military hospitals for service women.. Rep. Louise Slaughter supports lifting the ban on privately funded abortions for service women at overseas military hospitals.. No taxpayer dollars would be spent, she assured me. The service woman would be required to pay for the abortion. And the conscience clause would remain in effect so that any military physician who did not want to perform the procedure would not be required to do so.. If passed by Congress, MARCH would lift the statutory ban that dates back to a time when men believed ...
The United States Navy on the World Wide Web A service of the Navy Office of Information, Washington DC send feedback/questions to [email protected] The United States Navy web site is found on the Internet at http: //www. navy.mil Navy and Marine Corps Medical News MN-00-49 December 8, 2000 Navy and Marine Corps Medical News (MEDNEWS) is a weekly compendium of news and information contributed by commands throughout the Navy medical department . Information contained in MEDNEWS stories is not necessarily endorsed by Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) , nor should it be considered official Navy policy. BUMED distributes MEDNEWS to Sailors and Marines, their families, civilian employees and retired Navy and Marine Corps families. Further distribution is highly encouraged. Stories in MEDNEWS use these abbreviations after a Navy medical professional s name to show affiliation: MC - Medical Corps (physician) ; DC - Dental Corps; NC - Nurse Corps; MSC - Medical Service Corps ...
Since April 2008, five more U.S. military women have died in Iraq-three in noncombat-related incidents. Ninety-nine U.S., six British and one Ukrainian military women and 13 U.S. female civilians have been killed in Iraq, Kuwait and Bahrain, as well as probably hundreds of thousands of Iraqi women and girls. Of the 99 U.S. military women, 64 were in the Army active component, nine in the Army National Guard, seven in the Army Reserve, seven in the Marine Corps, nine in the Navy and three in the Air Force. According to the Department of Defense, 41 of the 99 U.S. military women who have been killed in Iraq died in noncombat-related incidents. Of the 99 U.S. military women killed in the Iraq theater, 41 were women of color (21 African-Americans, 16 Latinas, three of Asian-Pacific descent and one Native American-data compiled from the Web site http://www.nooniefortin.com/ ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Attitudes and Beliefs of Deployed United States Military Medical Personnel about Providing Healthcare for Iraqi Patients. AU - Peterson, Alan L.. AU - Moore, Brian A.. AU - Lancaster, Cynthia A.. AU - Isler, William C.. AU - Baker, Monty T.. AU - McNally, Richard J.. AU - Mintz, Jim. AU - Joseph, Jeremy S.. AU - Moring, John C.. AU - Cedillos, Elizabeth M.. AU - Williams Christians, Iman. AU - Litz, Brett T.. N1 - Funding Information: This work was supported by a research grant to Alan L. Peterson by the United States Air Force Surgeon Generals Operational Medicine Research Program (FA7014-07-C-0036). We would like to thank Julie Collins for her assistance in editing this manuscript.. PY - 2019/4/3. Y1 - 2019/4/3. N2 - This study surveyed 1,129 U.S. military medical personnel deployed to a combat support hospital in Iraq regarding their attitudes and beliefs about providing healthcare to Iraqi National Guard, civilian, and security detainee patients. A significant percentage of ...
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Did you know that many military families are struggling to make ends meet and are living well below the poverty line right here in DC? Theres a new Howard University Hospital WIC facility that has opened to help military families improve their health outcomes. My guest is Davene White - Director of the Howard University Hospital Cares Public Health Programs. Howard University Hospital has opened up a new WIC office at Joint Base Anacostia Bolling to help military families improve their health outcomes. The facility is located at 53 MacDill Boulevard (Building 53). For more information call: 202-450-1943 ...
Aggression or hostility after deployment is regularly seen in military personnel. Aggression is thought to be associated with testosterone and such a relation has been proven in animals. Results in human research, however, are contradictory. The aim of this study is to investigate whether there is a link between testosterone levels and hostility in military personnel ... read more before and after deployment. 939 military men were assessed before, 1 month after, 6 months after, 1 year after and 2 years after a 4 month deployment to Afghanistan. Blood samples were taken and hostility questionnaires and checklist of exposure to possible traumatic deployment stressors were answered. A repeated measures analysis of covariance revealed no signiFicant difference of testosterone levels, nor hostility levels over time. It did show an interaction between testosterone levels over time and hostility scores before deployment. However, only one partial weak correlation was found. The number of exposures to ...
On the evening of May 23rd 2015, a 23-year-old military trainee was transferred from the District General Hospital Mannar (DGHM) (situated in the dry zone of Sri Lanka) to the Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura (THA) for further management of coma and convulsions. The patient was participating in a 9 mile ruck marching marathon on that same morning. After about four hours, the patient fainted and had a seizure near the finishing line. His companions cooled his body with water and brought him to the DGHM at approximately 9 a.m. that morning.. After admission to DGHM, he regained partial consciousness in a few minutes and was hyperactive, irritable, confused and amnesic. His Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) was 9, and his temperature was 39 °C, pulse was 119 beats per minute, and blood pressure was 115/57 mmHg. His arterial blood gas showed a partially-compensated metabolic acidosis [pH of 7.34 (7.35-7.45), PaCO2 of 27 (35-45) mmHg, HCO3 − of 14.6 (32-26) mEq/L], a blood glucose of 66 mg/dl, a serum ...
This section of the website provides an outline of the elite and special forces of the French Armed Forces. French Special Operations Command (COS) French Army Special Forces Command French Navy Special Operations Forces French Air Force Special Operations Command French Foreign Legion
AIMS: To determine the prevalence of comorbid probable post-traumatic stress disorder and alcohol misuse in a UK military cohort study and to determine the level of co-occurrence between these disorders; further aims were to investigate the association between alcohol misuse and the different PTSD symptom clusters, and to assess what factors are associated with probable PTSD in participants with alcohol misuse. METHODS: Data from 9984 participants of Phase 2 of the health and well-being survey of serving and ex-serving members of the UK Armed Forces were assessed for probable PTSD and alcohol misuse using the PTSD checklist (PCL-C) and the alcohol use disorders identification test (AUDIT), respectively. RESULTS: 1.8 % [95 % confidence interval (CI) 1.5-2.1] of the sample met the criteria for both PTSD and alcohol misuse. All three symptom clusters of PTSD were significantly associated with alcohol misuse, with similar odds ranging from 2.46 to 2.85. Factors associated with probable PTSD in ...
Trisha Garcia. Sunday, May 29, 2016. Diamondbacks Ziegler gives back to military families through Pastime for Patriots. PHOENIX - When Diamondbacks closer Brad Ziegler was a member of the Oakland Athletics bullpen in 2009, the team had a program where players could purchase tickets to donate to nonprofit organizations of their choice. Some of the guys had done the first responders, you know, cops, fire department, ambulance workers, etc. Some guys had done the Boys and Girls Club, that kind of thing, but no one had done military yet, Ziegler said.. So Ziegler decided to pay for tickets that would go to military families, but he quickly realized there was so much more he could do.. The more we got to know these families, the more we got to realize there are so many other ways we could help that helps take their mind off their loved one overseas, Ziegler said. With that in mind, Ziegler founded Pastime for Patriots, a foundation that focuses on giving baseball tickets to veterans and their ...
This project consists of two transcribed oral history interviews with two Air Force veterans-Frank Baehre and Henry Wurster-who served on the Plattsburgh Air Force Base. It included a detailed Finding Aid for each interview. Some of the topics addressed in the interviews include: Air Force training; service experiences in Vietnam and Laos and working at the Pentagon; perspectives on the Cold War; and daily life in Plattsburgh and North Country. These interviews are also deposited at the Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum ...
The 88th infantry was set up to protect the transportation route of agricultural produce from Agurts to Gafia. Operating at the anarchical desert area, the infantry experienced attacks from the Omanga, who have penetrated into the land of soil ghosts. The 88th infantry are facing high risks and they have the highest rate of casualties among Agurts military units, even they are equipped with the high end weaponry. ...
How is Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force abbreviated? CJSOTF stands for Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force. CJSOTF is defined as Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force frequently.
Education Directory for Children With Special Needs (for Military Families) - When military families with special needs move, they want to know all about the services in the new location. The Education Directory for Children With Special Needs is a...
A Typhoon aircraft taxis out prior to a flight exercise at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton on Tuesday. Members of the Royal Air Force XI Squadron are in town for several weeks for Western Zephyr, a joint training exercise.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Health care transmission of a newly emergent adenovirus serotype in health care personnel at a military hospital in Texas, 2007. AU - Lessa, Fernanda C. AU - Gould, Philip L. AU - Pascoe, Neil. AU - Erdman, Dean D. AU - Lu, Xiaoyan. AU - Bunning, Michel L. AU - Marconi, Vincent C. AU - Lott, Lisa. AU - Widdowson, Marc-Alain. AU - Anderson, Larry J. AU - Srinivasan, Arjun. PY - 2009/12/1. Y1 - 2009/12/1. N2 - BACKGROUND: Adenoviruses can cause outbreaks of febrile respiratory illness in military trainees, but until 2007, adenovirus serotype 14 (Ad14) was never associated with such outbreaks. From April through June 2007, 15 trainees at one base were hospitalized for pneumonia due to Ad14. Subsequent reports of febrile respiratory illness among health care personnel suggested nosocomial transmission.METHODS: Health care personnel participants completed a questionnaire and provided blood and nasal wash specimens for Ad14 diagnostic testing. We defined a confirmed case of Ad14 ...
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This page contains the abstract Assessment of Chiropractic Treatment for Active Duty, U.S. Military Personnel With Low Back Pain: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial http://www.chiro.org/LINKS/ABSTRACTS/Assessment_of_Chiropractic_Treatment.shtml
TY - JOUR. T1 - Health-related quality of life in Gulf War era military personnel. AU - Voelker, Margaret D.. AU - Saag, Kenneth G.. AU - Schwartz, David A.. AU - Chrischilles, Elizabeth. AU - Clarke, William R.. AU - Woolson, Robert F.. AU - Doebbeling, Bradley N.. N1 - Funding Information: This work was partially supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cooperative agreement U50/CCU711513 and US Department of Defense grant DAMD17-97-1-7355. Dr. Voelker was also partially supported through National Institute of Mental Health training grant 5 T32 MH15158-23.. PY - 2002/5/15. Y1 - 2002/5/15. N2 - The Gulf Wars impact on veterans health-related quality of life (HRQL) remains unclear. The authors examined the HRQL War Theater compared with those not deployed. In 1995-1996, a structured, population-based telephone survey was conducted 5 years postconflict among a cohort originally from Iowa on active duty during the conflict. The sample included 4,886 eligible subjects stratified by ...
LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR-Military Employer Support Awards --------------------Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant presented the Canadian Forces Liaison Council awards at Government House today, March 8. The awards recognized employers from Nova Scotia who have supported their reservist employees by allowing them to undergo military training and deploy on military operations without impacting their civilian employment or education. I am delighted to recognize these outstanding employers who have demonstrated leadership by supporting their reservist employees, said Lt.-Gov. Grant. I speak from personal experience when I say that reservists bring valuable skill sets learned through their military training and employment to the civilian workplace and the organizations we recognize tonight have shown remarkable insight by recognizing these skills. Ten Nova Scotia-based organizations were recognized for their best practices in reservist employee and student reservist support. They are: Service Canada Lorway MacEachern ...
Book Description Historical Board of the 315th Infantry, 1920. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Loads of history packed into this book about this infantry and its divisions during World War I. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4 - 12 tall. 383 pp. Text contains minor marks and annotations. Leather spine is completely gone, but the binding is still intact. Front cover very loose and in danger of becoming detached. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Heavy shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Military & Warfare; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001588. Additional shipping charges may apply. Bookseller Inventory # 001588. More Information About This Seller , Ask Bookseller a Question ...
The Ghost War Campaign IV: The Helldivers and Myrmidons of the Terran Joint Special Operations Command: Compatible with Full Thrust, Stargrunt II and Dirtside II - Joint Special Operations Commandoperating in the Ghost War Campaign Terran military forces have extensive experience in
Military moms and moms-to-be were treated to a very special baby shower today at Walter Reed Army Medical Center courtesy of the PGA TOUR and nonprofit partners March of Dimes and Operation Shower. Moms and dads received gift boxes filled with baby supplies, clothing, toys, books and much more courtesy of Kmart, and other generous donors. Operation Shower is delighted to work with the March of Dimes, said Chief Shower Officer, LeAnn Morrissey. We are grateful for the opportunity to support military families by hosting unique baby showers and bringing these moms together to provide a shared experience and provide them with much-needed health information. During the baby shower, the March of Dimes and Operation Shower announced plans to continue to work together to support military families, with future dream baby showers and the continuation of Mission: Healthy Baby®, a program designed specifically for military families that provides free pregnancy and newborn health information and support ...
To lista niszczycieli United States Navy posortowana po numerze taktycznym. Zawiera wszystkie okręty oznaczone jako DD, DL, DDG, DLG, DLGN. CG-47 „Ticonderoga i CG-48 „Yorktown zostały zatwierdzone jako niszczyciele (DDG-47 i DDG-48) i zostały przeklasyfikowane na krążowniki zanim położono stępki. Nie jest jasne czy CG-49 „Vincennes i CG-50 „Valley Forge zostały zatwierdzone jako niszczyciele przez Kongres (jednak fakt, ze sekwencja DDG zawiera DDG-51 „Arleigh Burke jest argumentem, że tak było). Aby obejrzeć listę niszczycieli eskortowych zobacz Lista niszczycieli eskortowych United States Navy Aby obejrzeć listę niszczycieli - stawiaczy min zobacz Lista okrętów wojny minowej United States Navy Aby obejrzeć listę typów niszczycieli zobacz Lista typów niszczycieli United States Navy ...
The Mississippi Department of Military Personnels 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.. Military Pay & Benefits: ...
Seven Marines were killed as the result of an explosion during a Marine Corps training exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in western Nevada, the Marine Corps said.
Westminster City Council has been awarded funds to help improve Armed Forces mental health training and improve wider community awareness in central London.
Children in military families have uniquely different childhood experiences compared to their civilian peers, including a parent in employment and a stable familial income, frequent relocations, indirect exposure to and awareness of conflict, and extended separation from parents or siblings due to deployment. However, whether children from military families have poorer wellbeing than non-military connected children is not well understood. We conducted a systematic review to explore the relationship between military family membership (e.g. parent or sibling in the military) and child wellbeing compared to non-military connected controls. Searches for this review were conducted in September 2016 and then updated in February 2018. Nine studies were identified, eight were cross-sectional. All studies utilised self-report measures administered in US school settings. On the whole, military connected youth were not found to have poorer wellbeing than civilian children, although those with deployed parents and
The Phillips Laboratory has extensive rocket propulsion facilities at Edwards Air Force Base, California. These facilities range from small scale cells capable of firing liquid rocket engines as small as 0.01 lbf (0.04 Newtons (N)) thrust up to very large liquid/solid test stands designed for firings up to 10 million lbf (44.5 million N) thrust. This paper gives a review of the variety and capabilities of the numerous facilities at Edwards Air Force Base, as well as an overview of current projects. Emphasis is placed on the general capabilities of these facilities; specifics are available upon request to the author. Trends in the evolution of rocket test facilities are discussed ...
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As part of the Magnolia Place Maternal Depression Systems Improvement Project, The Los Angeles Perinatal Mental Health Task Force is offering its Basic Training on Perinatal Mental Health on September 22 from 9am -noon at Magnolia Place Family Center The training is focused on raising awareness around perinatal/maternal depression and its effects on the…
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  • For military personnel, depression, PTSD, and other psychiatric disorders can be linked to the unique hardships they face: persistent worry and uncertainty, the special burdens their service places on family members, the loneliness triggered by lengthy separations from loved ones, and the trauma of witnessing injuries and deaths. (news-medical.net)
  • Massage therapists often see clients suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-and with military maneuvers in Iraq and Afghanistan continuing, many therapists count returning veterans among their clientele. (massagemag.com)
  • New research shows military personnel who suffer from poor mental or physical health are up to three times more likely to develop PTSD once deployed. (massagemag.com)
  • It is essential to determine risk factors for PTSD to provide intervention services before, during and after military deployment. (massagemag.com)
  • Caffeine Use in Military Personnel With PTSD: Prevalence and Impact on Sleep. (nih.gov)
  • However, regular caffeine use has been found to contribute to sleep disturbances, which are elevated among the significant number of military personnel with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). (nih.gov)
  • The current study is the first to examine caffeine use and its relationship with sleep disturbances in military personnel seeking treatment for PTSD. (nih.gov)
  • Active duty military personnel (N = 366) who had returned from deployments to Afghanistan or Iraq and were seeking treatment for PTSD. (nih.gov)
  • Active duty military personnel with PTSD may have an elevated risk of a range of autoimmune diseases, regardless of combat experience or prior trauma. (springer.com)
  • Epigenome-wide meta-analysis of PTSD across 10 military and civilian cohorts identifies methylation changes in AHRR. (harvard.edu)
  • Moore and Penk have once again assembled a 'who's who' of leading researchers to present the latest on evidence-based treatments for PTSD in military personnel. (guilford.com)
  • The detailed insights into important considerations for working with military personnel, careful attention to clinical issues that frequently co-occur with PTSD, and clearly presented case examples that illustrate how to implement the various treatments successfully are what make this volume stand apart. (guilford.com)
  • This volume covers every key topic related to helping those suffering from PTSD after military trauma. (guilford.com)
  • Clinicians and researchers in the field cannot afford to miss this volume, which boasts many of the world's foremost experts in both PTSD and military psychiatry. (guilford.com)
  • As geopolitical political conflicts only get more complex, PTSD has become the signature injury of military engagement. (guilford.com)
  • Can central assistance of collaborative primary care for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among military service members improve illness outcomes? (rand.org)
  • It is often difficult for members of the US military to access high-quality care for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. (rand.org)
  • To determine effectiveness of a centrally assisted collaborative telecare (CACT) intervention for PTSD and depression in military primary care. (rand.org)
  • have depression, stress or some other disorder that was present before exposure to daily combat in Iraq or Afghanistan producing related mental disorders that was present prior to entry into military service, or when they get home they present the symptoms of PTSD and are not treated! (ptsdsupport.net)
  • Newswise - Noncombatant military personnel do not engage in direct combat with the enemy during war, but they still face trauma that elevates their risk for developing combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research shows. (newswise.com)
  • The study was based on self-reports from military personnel and did not include pre-deployment baseline measurements of PTSD or mental health functioning. (newswise.com)
  • This research highlights the importance of mental health and PTSD screening for all military personnel who have deployed to a war zone, including those who did not serve in combat roles and are often overlooked. (newswise.com)
  • Within the department, he also serves as the chief of the Division of Behavioral Medicine, the vice chair for Military Collaboration and the director of the STRONG STAR Multidisciplinary PTSD Research Consortium. (newswise.com)
  • Male personnel, those who reported higher levels of PTSD symptoms and/or greater combat exposure were significantly more likely to endorse more stigma/BTC at both sampling points. (nih.gov)
  • Almost 10,000 personnel in Asia, Europe and the Middle East are under restrictions, illustrating the challenges facing the Pentagon as it seeks to prevent an erosion of military readiness even as big chunks of the force are locked in place. (reuters.com)
  • U.S. Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Pentagon virtual town hall that he expected there could be a low or even moderate impact on U.S military readiness for a conflict or crisis, "based on the numbers so far. (reuters.com)
  • In the invitation to testify, the committee asked for the VFW's views about the Defense Department's FY 2017 personnel program budget and legislative submissions as they apply to quality of life/service programs for troops and families, Force of the Future proposals, healthcare reform, recruiting and retention, suicide prevention/response, sexual assault prevention/response, and each military service's current state of readiness. (vfw.org)
  • Our expertise is in the software side of the military, the people, who are unarguably the most powerful weapons system in our nation's inventory, yet the "Slow the Growth" mantra is having a very real impact on morale - and morale has a direct impact on readiness. (vfw.org)
  • Our military has and will accomplish every objective, but there's a rift in the force that impacts troop and family morale, and that has a direct impact on readiness. (vfw.org)
  • Virtually every senior Pentagon leader has repeatedly testified that sequestration is the most significant military readiness and national security threat of the 21st century. (vfw.org)
  • It is important to understand these patterns in the military because of their impact on fitness and readiness. (rti.org)
  • With respect to military fitness levels and performance, tobacco use impairs troop readiness and undermines the ability of active-duty personnel to complete a multitude of tasks that lie at the core of the military's mission. (bmj.com)
  • Reducing musculoskeletal injuries (MSKI) remains our main effort in improving the health and operational readiness of our personnel. (army-technology.com)
  • Implementation of preventive measures for service members who are at highest risk of evacuation, forward-deployed treatment, and therapeutic interventions could reduce the effect of non-battle-related injuries and disease on military readiness. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Mission: Readiness , an organization of retired military leaders, has reported that 27 percent of today's young adults are too fat to serve in the military, causing concern about the strength of the nation's future military. (prb.org)
  • Cornell Population Center researchers John Cawley and Johanna Catherine MacLean used data from the National Center for Health Statistics to estimate current military ineligibility and project obesity's future impact on military readiness. (prb.org)
  • Because low back pain is one of the leading causes of disability among U.S. military personnel, it is important to find pragmatic and conservative treatments that will treat low back pain and preserve low back function so that military readiness is maintained. (chiro.org)
  • To study environmental risk factors for myositis in military personnel. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Preliminary data suggest a trend for an increasing incidence in myositis in military personnel over the last decade for unknown reasons. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In addition, no study has assessed exposures that might result in the development of myositis in military personnel. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Prosecutors in Istanbul issued warrants on Tuesday for the detention of 118 military personnel over their suspected links to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric as authorities pressed ahead with a crackdown on a network Turkey blames for a failed coup attempt in 2016. (wate.com)
  • Military personnel gained hands-on experience during the 2016 Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence. (fesmag.com)
  • Caffeine use is highly prevalent among active duty military personnel and can be beneficial to performance in the short term. (nih.gov)
  • Explosive blast-related traumatic brain injury (TBI), specifically primary blast- or shockwave-related TBI, is highly prevalent among military personnel. (nae.edu)
  • Military personnel represent a population that travel to and work in environments where they are exposed to endemic or emerging infections that are not prevalent in their native country. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Exertional heat illness continues to be prevalent among members of active duty personnel, especially those in specific military occupational specialties such as loadmasters, flight crew, flight maintainers, and Special Operations Forces. (nih.gov)
  • Heat illness is prevalent among military personnel operating in high-heat environments and a variety of ORSs and sports drinks are available to help mitigate this. (nih.gov)
  • Low back pain is highly prevalent and one of the most common causes of disability in U.S. armed forces personnel. (chiro.org)
  • Low back pain (LBP) is well recognized as a prevalent and burdensome health problem in both military and civilian populations. (chiro.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)
  • Military personnel experience a number of intense, unique exposures, often over a relatively short interval, which include different stresses, novel vaccines, distinct occupational exposures, battlefield injuries and unique chemicals during field deployment, that differ from those exposures in non-military populations. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • From the time of deployment through April 1993, malaria was diagnosed in 48 personnel who had onset of illness while in Somalia. (cdc.gov)
  • Bring along a copy of your military orders so we can verify your deployment dates, and a check or money order for the fees. (wa.gov)
  • Articles were limited to those published in English and to studies that used only carbohydrates (e.g., no amino acids) and drinks reported to be used by the military in field training and deployment. (nih.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)
  • Prevalence of Tinnitus and Association with Self-Rated Health among Military Personnel Injured on Combat Deployment. (medworm.com)
  • Rates of stigma/BTC on deployment are substantially higher than rates measured when personnel are in less threatening environments. (nih.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Earlier this year, we reaffirmed our commitment to the Department of Defense (DoD) and to the dedicated men and women protecting our country, by expediting the development and availability of safe and effective, priority medical products that are essential to the health of our military service members. (fda.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)
  • Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve Component members and their families. (ohioattorneygeneral.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • According to Child Soldiers International, as of 2017 approximately two-thirds of states worldwide had committed to restrict military recruitment to adults, while 50 states were still recruiting personnel aged 16 or 17, including most of the world's major military powers. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is reported during both military deployments as well as during basic combat training. (springer.com)
  • Our troops, their families and the services have endured multiple deployments, the challenge of recruiting and retaining quality personnel during the boom years and morale-busting pink slips during the bad. (vfw.org)
  • They will also ask about participants occupations during military service and their deployments. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Bullock, S.H., Jones, B.H., Gilchrist, J., Marshall, S.W.: Prevention of physical training-related injuries recommendations for the military and other active populations based on expedited systematic reviews. (springer.com)
  • The Hampton Roads region is widely known for being home to one of the largest populations of military personnel in the world, with roughly 83,000 active duty military residing here. (pilotonline.com)
  • He has extensive experience in conducting behavioral health research with military populations including tobacco cessation, weight management, chronic pain management and combat-related stress disorders. (newswise.com)
  • Unless otherwise noted, military estimates focus on the major services (army, navy, air force, and where applicable, gendarmeries) and do not account for activated reservists or delineate military service members assigned to joint staffs or defense ministries. (cia.gov)
  • If you let it get to you…": Moral distress, ego-depletion, and mental health among military health care providers in deployed service, Jillian Horning, Lisa Schwartz, Matthew Hunt & Bryn Williams-Jones 6. (routledge.com)
  • The studied population includes any French military personnel, regardless of status, rank, location, or branch of service. (cdc.gov)
  • Knowledge about military culture, the stressors experienced by service members, and common challenges for both military and civilian practitioners is woven through the volume and reflected in the vivid case examples. (routledge.com)
  • Deployed military personnel face an elevated chance of experiencing these risk factors and developing FGIDs as a result of their service. (iffgd.org)
  • 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)
  • A service member in the National Guard or any other military reserve component who is a student at a public univeristy or college, and who is ordered to active duty for 30 days or less is entitled to make up any class, test, examination, laboratory, or other event upon which a course grade or evaluation is based. (wa.gov)
  • Military personnel who developed myositis during their period of service. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In the first approach, we will assess risk factors in a case-control study of 300 patients who developed myositis while on active duty by comparing them to 1500 active duty military personnel (randomly selected, but matched 5:1 by gender, race, and age and military service within 10 years) who have not been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease or chronic muscle disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Exposure to morally injurious experiences (MIEs) ( 1 - 9 ) that occur in the course of military service can be mentally and spiritually distressing ( 1 , 10 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Occurring in the course of military service, missions, disaster relief efforts, stateside and/or training accidents, drone warfare, or military sexual trauma, exposure to MIEs can be life-altering. (frontiersin.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 1 2 It is no surprise then that militaries across many nations in the world have made it a priority to reduce tobacco use among active-duty service members. (bmj.com)
  • As I work on this web site I'm being informed that there is an expansion being made to increase the use of a "Preexisting Conditions" to discharge military personnel from active duty and then being denied Service Connected Disability or a chance for the Department of Veterans Affair to come to their aid! (ptsdsupport.net)
  • The Red Cross helps military members, veterans and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to the challenges of military service. (ohioattorneygeneral.gov)
  • To salute the veterans and active service personnel in honor of Independence Day, Hempstead Town will waive parks' admission fees on the July 4th weekend for active military personnel and veterans who are residents of the town. (liherald.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)
  • We owe our veterans and active military service personnel a debt we can never repay," concluded Murray. (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)
  • This pragmatic comparative effectiveness trial will enroll 750 active duty service members with low back pain at three military treatment facilities within the United States (250 from each site) who will be allocated to receive usual medical care plus chiropractic care or usual medical care alone for 6 weeks. (chiro.org)
  • Historically, the use of children under the age of 18 for military purposes has been widespread - see Children in the military - but has been in decline in the 21st century. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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 authors of this volume focus on military medical ethics adding a distinct voice to the topic of epidemics and infectious diseases. (routledge.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 2018). H.R. 2346 - 115th Congress: Support and Defend Our Military Personnel and Their Families Act. (govtrack.us)
  • A mini-review of peer-reviewed articles published between January 2000 and April 2018 regarding the relationship between spirituality and MI among military personnel and veterans was conducted. (frontiersin.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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • As an indication of the socio-economic background of British Army personnel, in 2015 three-quarters of its youngest recruits had the literacy skills normally expected of an 11-year-old or younger, and 7% had a reading age of 5-7. (wikipedia.org)
  • the Royal Bhutan Army has approximately 8,000 personnel (2019 est. (cia.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)
  • This is a test validation study conducted with 125 individuals of a military staff attending a Brazilian Army Unit. (youtube.com)
  • The patients represented multiple branches of the U.S. military, including the Active Force, Reserve, and National Guard components of the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Military physical training is of paramount importance for the health and performance of soldiers in the Brazilian Army. (scielo.br)
  • 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)
  • the Antigua and Barbuda Defense Force (ABDF) has approximately 200 active personnel (2019 est. (cia.gov)
  • the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF) has approximately 1,300 total personnel (2019 est. (cia.gov)
  • 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)
  • Noted clinician-scholars Moore and Penk provide up-to-date, detailed guidance on empirically supported trauma treatments, helping practitioners become both knowledgeable and culturally competent for engaging with military members, veterans, and their families. (guilford.com)
  • 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)
  • Active-duty military might underreport symptoms on assessments out of concern that admitting to mental health symptoms might negatively impact their military career. (newswise.com)
  • Perceived stigma and organizational barriers to care (stigma/BTC) can influence the decision to seek help for military personnel when they are suffering from mental health problems. (nih.gov)
  • This analysis considered lightning-associated injuries or deaths among active-duty and reserve military personnel that occurred during 1998-2001. (medscape.com)
  • Overuse injuries in female military recuits. (springer.com)
  • Anticipation of the types of injuries that occur in modern warfare is essential to plan operations and maintain a healthy military. (globalresearch.ca)
  • 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)
  • Diagnoses associated with the highest return-to-duty rates in the group of nonmilitary personnel were psychiatric diagnoses (15.6%) among those with war-related injuries and noncardiac chest or abdominal pain (44.0%) among those with non-war-related injuries. (cmaj.ca)
  • Compared with military personnel, nonmilitary personnel with war-related injuries were less likely to return to duty (4.4% v. 5.9%, p = 0.001) but more likely to return to duty after non-war-related injuries (32.5% v. 30.7%, p = 0.001). (cmaj.ca)
  • Interpretation Compared with military personnel, nonmilitary personnel were more likely to be evacuated with non-war-related injuries but more likely to return to duty after such injuries. (cmaj.ca)
  • 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)
  • DCs provide care in private practice and in multidisciplinary healthcare settings, including Veterans Affairs and military health treatment facilities. (chiro.org)
  • In addition, more than 100 personnel at Central Command headquarters in Tampa, Florida, were in self-quarantine "due to either travel through at-risk locations or possible contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19. (reuters.com)
  • During the townhall, one of the personnel from Camp Lejeune in North Carolina asked what the message was for troops and families affected by quarantine restrictions and stop movement orders. (reuters.com)
  • Ebola response & mandatory quarantine in the U.S. military: an ethical analysis of the DoD 'controlled monitoring' policy, Sheena Eagan 9. (routledge.com)
  • Organizations other than state armed forces include military personnel, such as paramilitary organizations and non-state armed groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. (nationmaster.com)
  • The U.S. military said last week that some 2,600 U.S. military personnel in Europe, including civilians, were in self-isolation after being identified as people of concern during the coronavirus outbreak. (reuters.com)
  • 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)
  • Recent military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan saw high levels of combat exposure coupled with a surge in blast weaponry, both of which can adversely affect hearing. (medworm.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)
  • Results Of the 2155 medically evacuated nonmilitary personnel, 74.7% did not return to duty. (cmaj.ca)
  • 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)
  • In the 3-year purge since the coup attempt, more than 77,000 people have been jailed pending trial and about 150,000 civil servants, military personnel and others have been sacked or suspended from their jobs. (jpost.com)
  • Emergency communications, training, support to wounded warriors and veterans, and access to community resources help more than 150,000 military families and veterans annually. (ohioattorneygeneral.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)
  • Seroconversion for infectious pathogens among UK Military personnel deployed to Afghanistan, 2008-2011. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • After two-and-a-half years of US military operations, Kony remains at large. (globalresearch.ca)
  • While military health care personnel are always crucially involved during disaster relief operations and large-scale public health emergencies, most of the current literature treats ethical issues during epidemics from a more general perspective without taking into account the specifics of the military context. (routledge.com)
  • Personnel, French 2003, several malaria outbreaks have been identifi ed after operations against illegal mining in the Amazon basin ( 3 , 4 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The VFW knows that the federal budget is finite, and of the military's three main funding accounts - Personnel, Operations & Maintenance, and Modernization - it's the Personnel account that can be tapped the quickest. (vfw.org)
  • Those who might be awake after midnight could hear aircraft in the skies over the Washington, D.C. area, but those planes and helicopter are part of a military exercise to test a warning system and personnel at the Joint Air Defense Operations Center at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. (nbcwashington.com)
  • Therefore, the primary objective of this article was to elucidate the various oral rehydration solutions (ORSs) on the market that are used to mitigate exertional heat illness (EHI) in military personnel, and to focus on the science behind a ricebased electrolyte drink, CeraSport®, currently used by US military personnel in mitigating EHI during sustained training operations in high-heat environments. (nih.gov)
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 1,026 U.S. military personnel who sustained an injury during operations (592 battle blast, 73 battle nonblast, 361 nonbattle) in Iraq were identified from clinical records. (medworm.com)
  • Since the coup, about 77,000 people have been arrested and around 130,000 others, including military personnel, have been dismissed from state jobs in the on-going crackdown on Gulen's network. (wate.com)
  • The U.S. Air Force C-21 aircraft is the military version of a Lear Jet 35A, the Civil Air Patrol C-182 aircraft is a Cessna plane, and the U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter is a search and rescue helicopter. (nbcwashington.com)
  • If you are in the military or your spouse is, you'll need to know what your options are for treatment for your infertility. (resolve.org)
  • The spouse of an active-duty military member with Washington as home of record may also license a vehicle in Washington if both the military member and spouse are registered co-owners of the vehicle. (wa.gov)
  • Chairman Graham, Ranking Member Gillibrand, members of the Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity for the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to address our issues and concerns regarding today's Military Personnel Posture. (vfw.org)
  • Headley Court's Academic Department of Military Rehabilitation (ADMR) has partnered with National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at the Loughborough University to investigate risk factors and treatment of tendon pain in the British Armed Forces. (army-technology.com)
  • Although terminal prophylaxis had been recommended for Marine and Navy personnel, only eight of the 15 Marines with vivax or ovale malaria had completed terminal prophylaxis. (cdc.gov)
  • The Virginian-Pilot was not able on Monday to reach the Chief of Navy Personnel office, which is in charge of the guidance, for comment. (pilotonline.com)
  • Participants will fill out forms about environmental exposures, particularly while in the military. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • However, a 2020 study suggests that U.S. Armed Forces personnel's socio-economic status are at parity or slightly higher than the civilian population and that the most disadvantaged socio-economic groups are less likely to meet the requirements of the modern U.S. military. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her research area includes assessment of the dietary and nutritional status of military personnel and evaluation of feeding systems and operational rations. (nap.edu)
  • Isn't the 'assessment team' made up of military troops that 'won't be sent to Iraq? (twitchy.com)
  • DOD has reported data on the gender of military sexual assault victims since 2008, but it has not used all these data to inform program decision making or established a plan to do so. (gao.gov)
  • In reports and interviews, DOD has identified that military culture can pose challenges to effectively implementing a program to prevent sexual assault. (gao.gov)
  • Thyroid cancer incidence among active duty U.S. military personnel, 1990-2004. (nih.gov)
  • 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)
  • The Home Depot, frequently ranked among the nation's most military-friendly employers, has donated millions of dollars to support safe homes for veterans and has in place a hiring commitment that will result in 55,000 more jobs for veterans. (pilotonline.com)
  • Because accurate denominator data were not available for reserve personnel, lightning casualty rates and relations of selected demographic factors to those rates were calculated for active-duty personnel only. (medscape.com)
  • Active-duty personnel constituted the majority (246 [70.1%]) of lightning-associated casualties. (medscape.com)
  • CONCLUSIONS: Combined overweight and obesity in active duty personnel rose to more than 60% between 1995 and 2008, primarily because of increased obesity. (rti.org)
  • Regent University offers multiple discount and tuition reduction programs for active duty personnel, veterans and their families. (pilotonline.com)
  • Main outcome measures were overweight and obesity among active duty military personnel based on BMI. (rti.org)
  • Reyes-Guzman CM, Bray RM, Forman-Hoffman VL, Williams J. Overweight and Obesity Trends Among Active Duty Military Personnel: A 13-Year Perspective. (health.mil)
  • 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)
  • Authors: MacGregor AJ, Joseph AR, Dougherty AL Abstract INTRODUCTION: Tinnitus is an auditory problem frequently reported by military personnel and is currently responsible for 1 billion dollars annually in disability compensation. (medworm.com)
  • And military leaders emphasize that today's high levels of obesity among children present challenges in recruiting tomorrow's military. (prb.org)
  • The Development of Swedish Military Healthcare System: Part II-Re-evaluating the Military and Civilian Healthcare Systems in Crises Through a Dialogue and Study Among Practitioners. (harvard.edu)
  • 8, 9 ] Development of a more effective, early treatment that prevents chronicity and reduces recurrence is likely to mitigate some of the deleterious effects of LBP on individuals and the military healthcare system. (chiro.org)
  • The purpose of this study was to gain a greater understanding of the relationship between spirituality/religion (S/R) and MI as experienced by military members and veterans and to consider how S/R might be better integrated into prevention and treatment strategies. (frontiersin.org)
  • Before you start crunching numbers only related to your annual fee savings, know this: The Servicemembers Civil Rights Act (SCRA) offers protections to active duty military personnel and their spouses when it comes to a number of financial situation and loan terms and those terms apply regardless of credit card issuer. (cardratings.com)
  • Military personnel should be aware of severe weather onset and take reasonable precautions to protect themselves and their companions from exposure to lightning. (medscape.com)
  • The three cases shared a common exposure to mouse excreta while engaged in military training in Alberta, a western province of Canada. (hindawi.com)
  • Coordinating Global Multi-Site Studies of Military-Relevant Traumatic Brain Injury: Opportunities, Challenges, and Harmonization Guidelines. (harvard.edu)
  • The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), a watchdog group that aims to ensure that members of the US Armed Forces receive their right to religious freedom, has spoken out against the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) Religious Respect Conference, stating that organizers purposely excluded the organization from attending because of its visible efforts in combating religious intolerance in the military. (truthout.org)
  • This nonprofit organization provides various services and financial assistance to military families. (ohioattorneygeneral.gov)
  • DMSS maintains hospitalization and ambulatory clinic visit data on U.S. Armed Forces personnel (both active-duty and reserve) and links health data with personnel data (e.g., age, race, sex, education, occupational specialty, and duty station). (medscape.com)
  • As of last week, the U.S. military had restricted the movement of nearly 5,500 personnel in the Pacific region, a U.S. official told Reuters. (reuters.com)
  • Schwegman said that the 5,500 included a little over 1,700 personnel from U.S. Forces in Korea and Japan as of March 19. (reuters.com)
  • This book examines the issue of ethics in the context of the provision of military health care in an epidemic. (routledge.com)
  • Outbreaks of epidemics like Ebola trigger difficult ethical challenges for civilian and military health care personnel. (routledge.com)
  • The contributions in this volume provide first-hand insights into some of the ethical issues encountered by military health care personnel in missions during the Ebola outbreak in 2014/2015. (routledge.com)
  • These events have a public health interest and a military interest, or their reporting is mandated by French civilian health authorities. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • Results of weekly and yearly analyses are sent to the French Surgeon General, the French Forces Headquarters, the French civilian health authorities, and all military physicians (feedback). (cdc.gov)
  • and (2) DOD efforts to resolve disputes between the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) and the states over who should pay for services provided to military dependents with disabilities. (gao.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)
  • This report summarizes the occurrence of malaria in returning personnel and underscores for health-care providers the importance of considering malaria in the diagnostic evaluation of military personnel returning from Somalia and in other persons who have traveled to malarious areas. (cdc.gov)
  • Training opportunities in the Military Health System. (health.mil)
  • As a trainer for many athletes from various sports, police, and ,military personnel, and the author of numerous articles on sports nutrition and training, I have come to a few general guidelines that should be of considerable help and interest to the martial artist, police, etc. who want to improve both health and performance. (brinkzone.com)
  • If you receive treatment at one of the Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) listed below. (resolve.org)
  • While TRICARE does not cover IVF, there are military treatment facilities (MTFs) where IVF medical training programs are conducted. (resolve.org)
  • What is inevitably glossed over in such moral appeals for imperialist intervention is why one or another atrocity has been selected for the full-bore media propaganda treatment and a military response, and what is the social and political context in which such horrific acts take place. (globalresearch.ca)
  • on a blood smear, a positive malaria treatment for deployed military personnel. (cdc.gov)
  • This substantial number of cases has reinforced concerns regarding malaria prophylaxis, the estimated risk for infection, and the need for prompt recognition and treatment of malaria in military personnel. (cdc.gov)
  • To provide an overview of the current understanding of epidemiology, possible causes, and relative prognosis of spine-area pain syndromes in military personnel, including a discussion of various treatment options available in theaters of operation. (chiro.org)
  • Getting the very best treatment at the right place and at the right time is key to us helping our personnel fulfil their potential. (army-technology.com)
  • It may also be of interest to military members and their families, and treatment providers who are new to the VA system. (guilford.com)
  • Under this EUA, the use of French FDP is authorized for the treatment of hemorrhage or coagulopathy of U.S. Military personnel during an emergency involving agents of military combat (e.g., firearms, projectiles, and explosive devices) when plasma is not available for use or when the use of plasma is not practical. (fda.gov)
  • As an added bonus, the spouses of military personnel are also eligible for the annual-fee waiver. (cardratings.com)