21 November 2014
By Nick Minecci, USAG Public Affairs, Ellen Crown, USAMRMC Public Affairs

Behind the Operation United Assistance mission to respond to the Ebola virus outbreak worldwide is a massive interagency logistics effort spanning several continents.

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By Heather McDowell Duong, USAMRMC Public Affairs

The Blast Injury Research Program coordinating office hosted its fourth State-of-the-Science Meeting Nov. 4-6 in McLean, Virginia, to guide future research on how to better protect and treat both civilian and Warfighter communities against mild traumatic brain injuries.

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By Shannon Bishop, USAG Public Affairs

The 2014 Army Family Action Plan Conference wrapped up their annual meeting Nov. 6 at the Community Support Center, Building 1520 with a closing ceremony.

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By Lisa Morris, USAMRMC Public Affairs

Calling all Soldiers leaving the Army: The community wants you!

Whether leaving the Army after a one-year mobilization or after 20 years of service, Soldiers have access to numerous resources to help smooth their potentially challenging transition from active duty to civilian life. The two worlds maintain several differences in areas like culture, management, career paths and communications styles, so the transition can prove difficult.

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06 November 2014
By Lanessa Hill, USAG Public Affairs

Their job is to provide much needed support to chaplains during war and in peacetime. Their primary purpose is to support the unit ministry team programs and worship services. Their enjoyment is getting to know people and making a difference. For over 105 years, chaplain assistants have played an integral role in providing support and comfort to Soldiers and their families while directly supporting chaplains to ensure successful ministries.

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By Shannon Bishop, USAG Public Affairs

Joann Claybon currently serves the Fort Detrick Barquist Army Health Clinic as a medical support assistant where she assists with patient care, medical records and various administrative tasks in the clinic.

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By The USAMRMC Family Readiness Group

Halloween candy, costumes, decorated trunks and face painting were all part of the first ever U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Family Readiness Group Trunk or Treat event. The USAMRMC and Headquarters Company and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases hosted more than 75 Soldiers and family members at the gathering. Spooky skeletons, Little Red Riding Hood, Spider Lady and, of course, characters from “Frozen” spent the evening happily haunting the parking lot behind the Odom Fitness Center Oct. 23.

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By Lisa Morris, USAMRMC Public Affairs, and, Jenni Benson, USAG Public Affairs

Soldiers have a unique opportunity when they decide they are ready to separate from the Army, whether after a one-year mobilization or after 20 years of service. Transitioning from active duty to civilian life signifies a career change few other capacities facilitate. To support Soldiers’ success in this inevitable endeavor, the Army provides resources through the Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program, formerly known as the Army Career and Alumni Program.

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