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July 28, 2016

U.S. Basketballers Beat French Hoopsters at CISM Women's Tournament

Team USA beat the French 85-53 to remain undefeated on the second day of the Conseil International du Sport Militaire Women's Basketball Championship at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

July 7, 2016

Army Researchers, Sanofi Pasteur to Co-Develop Zika Virus Vaccine

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and the vaccines division of Sanofi Pasteur have agreed to co-develop a Zika virus vaccine based on the initial work of WRAIR scientists.

April 29, 2016

Woodson Leaves Military Health System, Reflects on Achievements

The head of the Military Health System, Dr. Jonathan Woodson, is leaving his post with great pride in the tremendous work and achievements of those who served in military health during his tenure.

March 30, 2016

Time Has Come for Enterprise Medicine, Top DoD Health Official Says

The Defense Department's health care system is in need of an overhaul, and that must be a top national security requirement, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said.

March 22, 2016

Defense Health Director: Budget Request Aligns with DoD Strategy

Navy Vice Adm. (Dr.) Raquel C. Bono, appearing with the services’ surgeons general, outlined the military health care system’s priorities for 2017 before a House panel.

Dec. 4, 2015

TRICARE Benefit Expands to Cover New Hip Surgery

Starting in January 2016, TRICARE beneficiaries with a diagnosis and referral will be eligible for surgical treatment of a hip condition called femoroacetabular impingement, or FAI, according to a TRICARE news release.

Dec. 2, 2015

Face of Defense: Injured Cyclist Supports Transitioning Soldiers

Army Sgt. 1st Class Samantha Goldenstein, who contends with a painful condition that affects her hip joints, employs her love of cycling to support other injured soldiers.

Nov. 20, 2015

DoD Meets Interoperability Requirements for Electronic Health Records

The Defense Department has met the interoperability requirements for electronic health records as called for in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, according to DoD officials.

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