26 February 2015
By Nick Minecci, USAG Public Affairs

Staff Sgt. Shaun Morand, with the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, and Spc. Matthew Winans, assigned to the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, were named U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition Non-commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony Feb. 6.

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By Lisa Morris, USAMRMC Public Affairs

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s Office of Research and Technology Applications, or Medical Technology Transfer Office, will receive recognition for the successful technology transfer of the ArmedXpert™ DNA deconvolution software.

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By Lanessa Hill, USAG Public Affairs

If the name Fran Hostetler sounds familiar, it should. If it doesn’t, you will certainly recognize her face. Fran, as so many across the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick call her, is one of those people who once you meet, you won’t soon forget. After 35 years of service to this country in active-duty and civilian roles, Fran is now looking forward to the next phase of her life: retirement.

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12 February 2015
By Maj. Jasmine Peterson, U.S. Army Public Health Command

Did you know that your heart beats more than 100,000 times a day, pumping nearly 1,900 gallons of blood? This means your heart is beating almost 42 million times and pumping about 700,000 gallons of blood a year! 

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By USAMRMC Equal Employment Opportunity Office

Join the Fort Detrick and Frederick communities at the Community Activities Center Feb. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to take part in the Black History Month Observance and hear from guest speaker Damien Robinson, activist for the advancement of communities of color.

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By Lisa Morris, USAMRMC Public Affairs

The U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research will welcome the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) back into its laboratory this month to study the level of toxicity in periodate, a compound that could be used to replace perchlorate.

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By Shannon Bishop, USAG Public Affairs

Hand-drawn cards and heartfelt notes made by local children in support of our Nation’s military are an instant, visible sign of support for those wounded in battle when walking through the front doors of the Fort Detrick Soldier Family Assistance Center, located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. These notes are just the beginning of the outpouring of support our military members receive during their transition time from the Warrior Transition Unit.

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