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Dec. 13, 2017

Congressional Support Needed for TBI Research, Doctor Says

The Defense Department’s director of military health policy and oversight said continued congressional support for traumatic brain injury treatment and diagnosis will enable further research, clinical innovations and focus on military readiness.

Dec. 13, 2017

Command Sergeant Major Navigates Unexpected Warrior Transition Path

As a policy maker and administrator in the Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Jerome Wren never expected to end up in a warrior transition battalion and during recovery.

Nov. 30, 2017

Doctors Use Cutting-Edge Research at Navy Hospital

The traumatic brain injury clinic at Naval Medical Center San Diego and the Naval Health Research Center at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego are developing and using cutting-edge research to better help service members, their family members and retirees.

Nov. 22, 2017

Poly Trauma Department Doctors Celebrate 10 Years of Caring for Patients

The Naval Medical Center San Diego’s Comprehensive Combat and Complex Casualty Care, or C5, one of three hospitals in the Defense Department providing rehabilitation care to service members who are severely injured or ill, celebrated its 10th anniversary in October.

Nov. 16, 2017

Brain Injury Sufferers Find Benefits in Music Therapy Program

Past and present service members and family members suffering from traumatic brain injury can now take part in a music therapy program at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The program is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the Defense Department.

Nov. 7, 2017

3-D Printing Technology Helps Wounded Warriors

Requests for custom prosthetic attachments were fulfilled by the 3-D Medical Applications Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Nov. 3, 2017

Air Force Wounded Warrior Takes Flight with Thunderbirds

A wounded airman who now serves as a security forces squadron flight chief was selected to fly with the Air Force's aerial demonstration squadron, the "Thunderbirds," ahead of Joint Base San Antonio's open house and air show.

Nov. 1, 2017

Life With Lizzy: How a Service Dog Is Helping One Combat Veteran Reconnect

Army Master Sgt. Leigh Michel found a way to recover from her invisible and physical wounds from the war zone, through the help of her service dog Lizzy.

Oct. 5, 2017

Ancient Greek Play Allows Americans to Examine Cost of War

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, invited actors to give a dramatic reading of an ancient Greek play that deals with suicide before senior military leaders at the Senior Leadership Conference.

Sept. 29, 2017

Study to Examine Role of Adaptive Sports for Rehabilitation

Michael Burns, CEO of the Toronto Invictus Games, announced that Invictus, in partnership with the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, is releasing the preliminary findings of the first-ever research study on the impact of the role of adaptive sports in the rehabilitation of service members and their families.

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