22 March 2017
Mr. Nathan Fisher, TATRC Medical Robotics & Autonomous Systems Project Manager
In a conference room of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) headquarters at Fort Detrick, Maryland, in January 2017, leaders and staffers listened intently as Gen. David Perkins, commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, outlined the future of the Army—the multidomain battlefield.
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Ellen Crown, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency Public Affairs
Somewhere in the world right now, there is a small, highly-skilled team of biomedical equipment specialists working in austere conditions to calibrate, repair and maintain the most advanced medical technology on and near the battlefield.

They are the ones making sure that sand doesn’t jam up the Computed Tomography System and heat and humidity doesn’t break critical anesthesia equipment.

This team is known as . . .
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13 March 2017
Jenni Benson, USAG Public Affairs
On a cool morning in late February, Assistant Chief with the Fort Detrick Fire Department Oley Griffith, his son Andrew and a family friend went out to maintain a property in Dorchester County on the Eastern Shore where the three typically enjoy outdoor activities. They had no idea that within a few short hours they would be face-to-face with the American emblem of strength and majesty, the bald eagle.

This one however was seriously injured.
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10 March 2017
Jenni Benson
Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 12 at 2 a.m.
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07 March 2017
Ellen Crown, USAMMA Public Affairs
You don’t have to travel all the way to Hollywood to meet a superstar.

You only have to go as far as Utah.

That is where you will find Jeffery Franklin, a biomedical equipment technician assigned to the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency’s Medical Maintenance Operations Division at Hill Air Force Base.

Franklin was recently named a USAMMA Superstar, a peer-nominated award given to staff who exhibit traits that make the team a success.
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03 March 2017
Ellen Crown, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency Public Affairs
The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command named Nicolle Perez Rookie of the Year in advanced development Feb. 15.
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24 February 2017
Ellen Crown, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency Public Affairs
The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency teamed up with Defense Health Agency, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and the Navy Printing Office to significantly reduce the cost of a common and essential tool used on the battlefield – the Tactical Combat Casualty Care card.
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23 February 2017
Crystal Maynard, USAMRMC Public Affairs
The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command celebrated the induction of Dr. George V. Ludwig into the Senior Executive Service at Fort Detrick, Maryland, Feb. 21.
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21 February 2017
Lanessa Hill, USAG Public Affairs
Perfecting exhaling techniques and shooting at a target is what every soldier has had to perfect at some point in their Army career. For Sgt. 1st Class Paul Miller those techniques proved crucial in proving his archery skills at the Vegas Shoot, the world’s largest and most prestigious indoor archery festival, held in Las Vegas in early February.
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02 February 2017
Dr. Steven Galvan, USAISR Public Affairs
Hemorrhagic shock from blood loss is the leading cause of death in trauma patients. Traditional methods of taking vital signs does not detect when a patient is on the verge of crashing or going into hemorrhagic shock and potentially dying from blood loss.

With that in mind, USAISR researchers collaborated with scientists and engineers at the University of Colorado and Flashback Technologies, Inc., to develop an algorithm, the Compensatory Reserve Index, to detect when a patient is going into hemorrhagic shock.
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Crystal Maynard, USAMRMC Public Affairs
On Jan. 10, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer performers were honored with the 2016 Tibbetts Award by the Small Business Administration for creating significant economic or social impact through the use of SBIR/STTR funding in a ceremony at the White House.
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Caree Vander Linden, USAMRIID Public Affairs
Sgt. Maj. Dietrek G. Louis, sergeant major of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Maryland, was recently selected for the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Graduate Fellowship at Pennsylvania State University.
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26 January 2017
Nick Minecci USAG Public Affairs
The Exceptional Family Member Program serves family members of all active duty personnel from birth to age 21 who have a special need or disability, and is a mandatory enrollment program under Army Regulation 608-75.
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USAG Public Affairs
The Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program provides transitioning services to Soldiers who have completed at least 180 days of continuous active duty service. SFL-TAP consists of comprehensive three-day workshops at selected IMCOM installations worldwide. Professionally-trained facilitators from state employment service offices, military family support services, the Department of Labor and Department of Veterans Affairs present the workshops.
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24 January 2017
Crystal Maynard, USAMRMC Public Affairs
The Department of Defense Blast Injury Research Program Coordinating Office hosted the NATO Human Factors and Medicine - 270 Research Task Group meeting in Frederick, Maryland, Jan. 10-12.

Explosive weapons are a continuing source of casualties in NATO operations. The spectrum of operational scenarios involving these blast threats is broad, and includes both mounted and dismounted operations. A novel approach is required to rapidly design and test protection systems that can mitigate or prevent blast injuries.
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