09 November 2012
One of the main things you need to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act is that it broadens the definition of disability.
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Beneficiaries of Army Medicine will soon be able to communicate online with their primary care provider through secure messaging.
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The week of Nov. 4-10 is National Radiologic Technology Week. This annual celebration, which recognizes the vital work of Radiological Technicians across the nation, takes place each November to commemorate the anniversary of the discovery of the X-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on Nov. 8, 1895.
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Yes, friends, the holidays are just around the corner, and during this time of celebration and reflection, let's not forget about the environment. We are all very busy at this time of year, but there are many things we can do that are fun and virtually effortless.
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Drug Free Pledge
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As we pause to celebrate the 237th birthday of our Marine Corps, we reflect on the rich legacy of service handed down to us, we recommit ourselves to the tasks at hand, and we look toward a bright future in service to our country.
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From Nov. 13 to Nov. 20, Fort Detrick will conduct Fall Clean-Up operations on both Fort Detrick and Forest Glen Annex. US Army Garrison (USAG), Tenant Organizations and Mission Partners will participate.
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The fall season has arrived in full speed, and many of us take the opportunity to prepare our homes and offices by performing a thorough cleaning to get us through the winter months. Not that long ago, it was common practice to dispose of almost every cleaning supply down the drain. Today, this indiscriminate disposal of chemicals to the sanitary sewer is not acceptable or permitted.
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Eight Soldiers from the 6th Medical Logistics Management Center headed north Nov. 4 as part of the Department of Defense response to assist in recovery from Hurricane Sandy, which hit the New Jersey coast at 8 p.m., Oct. 29, with 24 states affected by tropical storm force winds.
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This Sunday is Veterans Day. The brave action of our veterans endures in the pages of our history. On Sunday, I want us all to not only remember their gallantry on the battlefield, but also spend a moment reflecting on the lasting legacy of strength and service they brought with them when they returned home.
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The Community Activities Center at Fort Detrick held a program to recognize the work and dedication of its employees with disabilities Nov. 5.
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Army civilians serve alongside soldiers every day, in every theater. From state-side garrisons to forward operating bases in Afghanistan, Army civilians write contracts, deliver goods, manage networks, operate ranges, manage business operations and provide support functions that would otherwise present distractions to training and wartime operations.
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Halloween and kids in cute costumes are what should have been on the minds of the Fort Detrick community. Instead, Hurricane Sandy was looming on the shore, waiting to make its way inland and wreak havoc.
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Hundreds of people came out in the brisk fall air to salute our veterans and Armed Forces as Brunswick, Md., hosted the longest running Veterans Day parade in the state Nov. 4.
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01 November 2012
Do you know the leading cause of death for children older than the age of two? The State Highway Administration has identified motor vehicle crashes as the culprit to these deaths. Proper restraint in vehicles can help reduce deaths and the SHA is working hard to keep parents and drivers informed of the proper methods of restraining children in passenger vehicles.
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Representatives from U.S. and Israeli military medicine gathered at Fort Detrick, Md., to share information on current and future medical research at the 2012 Shoresh conference Oct. 15-17. Close to 200 attendees participated in the biannual seminar, which has been held for nearly three decades.
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Maj. Gen. James K. Gilman, commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick, fills out his 2012 Combined Federal Campaign pledge form.
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Have you ever been abused? It breaks my heart whenever I counsel an individual who is a victim of such torment and scorn. These individuals come in all shapes and sizes, both male and female. They are enlisted Soldiers as well as commissioned officers, covering all races, ethnic backgrounds, and religions.When it comes to domestic violence, there is no discrimination.
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Following up on the Bio-Transparency and Openness Initiative announced by Secretary Clinton at the December 2011 Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Review Conference, the U.S. hosted a visit July 24 to its National Interagency Biodefense Campus at Fort Detrick.
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