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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18 January 2017
Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Michael Jeffries
I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. Even though this was a busy time of the year for the chapel staff with Christmas activities, it has become one of my favorite times of the year. I must confess, Christmas used to stress me out and I did not enjoy it very much, but in recent years I have been able to relax and enjoy its meaning for me and enjoy time with family and friends.

The lights of Christmas and Chanukah always remind me of...
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17 January 2017
Lanessa Hill, USAG Public Affairs
Every Jan. 9 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. LEAD is a way to show the men and women who risk their lives daily how much they are valued. On this day, the children of the Fort Detrick Child and Youth School Ages Services did just that.
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03 January 2017
Jan. 9 is recognized as National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and is a perfect opportunity to show law enforcement officers we recognize the sacrifice and courage it takes to put on the badge to protect and serve.
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29 December 2016
Nick Minecci, USAG Public Affairs
With construction underway in populated areas of Fort Detrick and some organizations moving to new locations, it is important for both
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21 December 2016
Crystal Maynard, USAMRMC Public Affairs
The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency Noninvasive Neurological Assessment Devices program invited vendors to showcase their assessment devices for detecting mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries in Baltimore, Maryland, Dec. 6-7.
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20 December 2016
Jeffrey Soares, USAMMDA public affairs
When you have something good, you should share it, right?

In some respects, this scenario played out earlier this year when the Defense Health Agency was looking for an experienced Department of Defense acquisition professional who could assist the organization in establishing acquisition and program management processes, consistent with DOD requirements and best practices.

Fortunately, the DHA was sent Kathleen Berst.
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15 December 2016
WRAIR Public Affairs
In preparation for winter and the approaching holidays, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and Naval Medical Research Center staff collected colorful scarves and hats for the children of a local elementary school, as well as 80 new, ready-to-wrap toys. A direct donation in the amount of $200 will also aid Toys for Tots to fulfill special categories for gift-giving.
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