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Ordnance on F-16 jet that crashed in Southern California is detonated by military

An F-16 military fighter jet was armed before it crashed into a Riverside ... said physicians at Riverside University Health System in Moreno Valley. “In light of the event, we feel very fortunate and blessed,” said Dr. Michael Mesisca, medical ...

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 18 May 2019

ONLY ON WCNC: Military mom blames housing on children's health issues

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This is one woman's story about the deplorable housing conditions on a North Carolina military base -- conditions she believes are behind her children's serious health issues. She testified before a closed-door hearing. So her story is ...

Source: WCNC
Published: 17 May 2019

The emotional health challenges many American military children face

We first met 9-year-old Luca Cesternino in a powerful video of him reuniting with his dad after a long deployment. Peter Alexander visited him and his family to learn more about the emotional toll of all the time apart -- and to hear the powerful message ...

Source: NBC News on
Published: 14 May 2019

U.S. Military Teams from All Branches Honored for Excellence in Foodservice on Eve of Armed Forces Day, Joined by Renowned Chef Andre Rush

The awards program aligns with the NRAEF's commitment to support America's armed forces, veterans, and military spouses through training ... a day to promote the importance of mental and physical health. Chef Rush has served meals in the White House ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 17 May 2019

2020 Elections: It’s Militarism and the Military Budget Stupid!

Second, thesimultaneous cuts in the government’s non-military spending are reflected in the proposed ... The budget instead adds $1.2 trillion for a “Market Based Health Care Grant”— that is, a block grant to states, instead of paying by need.

Source: CounterPunch
Published: 17 May 2019

Making a difference by serving her Military Family

In her civilian job, she’s a psychological health coordinator for the Ohio Army National Guard ... it is the core of what I need to do for my Military Family,” she said. With the support of James, her husband of 19 years, and their nearly 2-year ...

Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 17 May 2019

ONLY ON WCNC: Carolinas at center of housing investigation on U.S military bases

The couple told NBC News they began battling health problems, including trouble breathing and other symptoms that they say doctors chalked up to the mold. A Reuters investigation centering around military families left in the dark by privatized housing ...

Source: WCNC
Published: 18 May 2019

Kazakhstan sends activists to perform military service

The two were released on May 5, one day before their sentence had ended, for health reasons, independent online magazine reported. However, the next day, a military enlistment officer and a policeman found Tolymbekov, 20, in an Almaty café and ...

Source: Eurasianet
Published: 17 May 2019

Charles marks 100 years of military mental health charity

The Prince of Wales paid tribute to his sons’ mental health charity work and acknowledged the “challenges of the future”, as he marked the centenary of a veterans’ charity. Speaking at a reception for mental health organisation Combat Stress ...

Source: Press Association on
Published: 13 May 2019

Veterans find success in IT after leaving military

Felvus spent a year in Afghanistan. While there, he struggled with his mental health, and when he returned, he was lost. "After leaving the military I had lost my identity," Felvus said.

Source: FOX59 News
Published: 16 May 2019

Peru's military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon

The use of hundreds of tons of toxic mercury in illegal mining across the continent has raised concerns about health problems on affected land, some of which is occupied by indigenous people. The military bases in La Pampa will remain at least through mid ...

Source: Connecticut Post
Published: 17 May 2019

Check out these military, veteran discounts and deals for May — and beyond

in events that run from one to four days in partnership with military exchanges and morale, welfare and recreation programs. Emphasis will be on healthy food choices, and there will be discounts on workout equipment and clothing. Health screenings and ...

Source: Navy Times
Published: 18 May 2019

Foreign aid for public health bolsters America's 'soft power,' researchers find

They compared health aid to other major areas of U.S. investment: governance, infrastructure, humanitarian aid and military aid. They also constructed a database of news stories that mentioned the ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 16 May 2019

Military Foundation, VA holding health care enrollment and benefit fair

Howard County’s veteran population is one of the largest per capita in the state, but many don’t receive the VA benefits they have earned for their service. Nearly two-thirds of local veterans ...

Source: Kokomo Perspective
Published: 13 May 2019

Virtual health technology among capabilities tested during JWA 19

The lessons learned will inform the development of the rapidly changing Army. For members of the military health team, it helped illuminate future opportunities for the use of virtual health in the field. “Virtual health is the right thing to do in ...

Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 17 May 2019

Free mental health course offered to veterans, military families

NIMISHILLEN TWP. The Stark County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) will offer NAMI Homefront, a free six-session education program for veterans and loved ones of military service members who have mental health conditions.

Source: The Repository
Published: 08 May 2019

New Jersey Assembly Democrats: Now Law – DeAngelo, Mukherji and Danielsen Bill to Improve Health Coverage for Military Families

TRENTON, New Jersey, May 10-- The New Jersey Assembly Democrats issued the following news: Moving to ease the burdens of health care for military families, legislation (formerly bill A-2550 ...

Published: 12 May 2019

Hundreds of military spouses, kids given care packages in N. Charleston

“Support Military Spouses makes you feel like a priority ... A group that assists disabled Lowcountry veterans in getting to healthcare appointments is working to replace a van destroyed by vandals. According to the plan proposed by Florence School ...

Source: Live 5 News
Published: 16 May 2019

Free Admission this Summer to the Milwaukee Art Museum for Members of the Military

Military veterans and one guest will also be ... National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a ...

Source: Urban Milwaukee
Published: 17 May 2019

Restaurants, theme parks: Military and veteran discounts offered during month of May

Military service members, veterans and their families can receive ... this can lead to a successful and fulfilling career supporting Walgreens' purpose to champion the health and well-being of every community in America.” In an effort to level the ...

Source: WWOR
Published: 17 May 2019

On the march with the International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes

While Lourdes is famous for its numerous miraculous physical cures, Coffey explained to CNA that even more important is the spiritual health of the pilgrims, especially military pilgrims, many of whom have experienced mental or moral wounds during their ...

Source: Catholic World Report
Published: 16 May 2019

MILITARY: Coming to aid of the families

Issues ranging from how the military deals with sexual assault to how well the VA assists female veterans with health care need to be addressed. Here’s hoping the new caucus can fight and win those battles.

Source: Observer
Published: 17 May 2019

MN Historical Society offers free admission to U.S. military members and their families

This free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military — Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA ...

Source: Hometown Source
Published: 16 May 2019

Express Scripts and Appriss Health Create New Military Health System Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

ST. LOUIS and LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, one of the nation's leading pharmacy benefit managers, and Appriss Health, provider of the most comprehensive prescription drug monitoring platform for addressing substance use ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 23 Apr 2019

Military Vet Rep. Seth Moulton Joins 2020 White House Race

Talk of possible run ramped up during last year’s election when the former U.S. Marine helped lead an effort to get other Democratic military veterans to run ... He’s called health care “a right every American must be guaranteed,” pushed to toughen ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 22 Apr 2019

Medical corps in crosshairs of military bean counters

The U.S. military is devising major reductions in its medical corps, unnerving the system’s advocates who fear the cuts will hobble the armed forces’ ability to adequately care for health problems of military personnel at home and abroad. The move ...

Source: ABC News
Published: 10 Mar 2019

Military Doctors In Crosshairs Of A Budget Battle

(Steve Debenport/Getty Images) The U.S. military is devising major reductions in its medical corps, unnerving the system’s advocates who fear the cuts will hobble the armed forces’ ability to adequately care for health problems of military personnel at ...

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 11 Mar 2019