15 May 2015
By Nick Minecci, USAG Public Affairs

The Fort Detrick Volunteer Awards Ceremony was held April 20 at the Community Activities Center, honoring the members of the Fort Detrick community who volunteered approximately 10,000 hours of their time, representing a labor savings for our community of over $208,000.

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by Shannon Bishop, USAG

Staff members of the Fort Detrick Barquist Army Health Clinic donate items to a local shelter, Heartly House, in recognition of the Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention Month during the month of April. Heartly House serves Frederick County residents who have been impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. For more information about Heartly House, call (301) 662-8800.

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By Lori A. DeBernardis and Anna K. Applegate

Did you know that the majority of casualties that die on the battlefield die from uncontrolled bleeding? Analysis of data from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan indicates that approximately 22 percent of Service Members who died following severe bleeding after injury could have potentially been saved had their hemorrhaging been controlled early on.

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By Jenni Benson, USAG Public Affairs

"In their uniqueness, stories of rescue remind us all of the wide range of choices that we are capable of making as individuals.  Our actions in the face of injustice of hatred always matter."

    -The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment hosted a Days of Remembrance Ceremony April 17 at the Community Activities Center on Fort Detrick.
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By Ellen Crown, USAMRMC Public Affairs, and David Moore, U.S. Army Support
Forty-six Soldiers received the Expert Field Medical Badge at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey April 27, culminating the one-week competition organized by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in collaboration with the Public Health Command and the Northern Regional Medical Command.
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