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Army Spcs. Alyssa Hobbs, left, and Breana Robinson, combat medics at William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Inpatient Surgical Unit, apply a tourniquet to a simulated casualty during tactical combat casualty care training at the Medical Simulation Training Center at Fort Bliss, Texas, Nov.16, 2017. The Defense Department and Food and Drug Administration jointly launched a program, Jan.18, 2018, to expedite developing and delivering new medical products to the warfighter. DoD photo by Marcy Sanchez

DoD, FDA Partner to Develop Medical Products for Warfighters

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January 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2018 — The Defense Department and Food and Drug Administration launched a joint pilot program to prioritize efficiently developing safe and effective medical...

Mattis highlights diplomatic solution for North Korean situation

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January 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2018 — Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has highlighted the efforts aimed at strengthening diplomatic avenues for a secure, prosperous and denuclearized...
Joshua Marcuse, executive director of the Defense Innovation Board, speaks to participants in a Defense Department-wide Innovative Corps boot camp in Washington, Jan. 12, 2018. Forty people from across the four military services took part in the weeklong course, in which they applied new ways of thinking to problem solving. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando

Thinkers Strategize in DoD’s Innovation Corps Boot Camp

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January 16, 2018
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2018 — Forty innovative thinkers from the four military services gathered here last week for a class where they tested out new methods to solve problems in...
Capt. Frederick Rath, left, and 1st Lt. Aaron Macy, both 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules pilots, set up a drop zone marker prior to the start of a bundle drop training scenario at the Combined Armed Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 10, 2018. Both pilots go out to the training area prior to the start of the scenario to check the wind speeds to ensure it is safe to drop the bundles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

CMS, AS complete drop training

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January 13, 2018
Yokota Air Base, Japan -- The sun begins to set in the distance and reddish-orange color consumes Mt. Fuji as four C-130J Super Hercules soar through the skies during golden hour...
Cold and flu season usually runs from October to March, and peaks between December and February. Young children, adults 65 years and older, pregnant women, and people with chronic medical conditions have a higher risk for complications. Military Health System experts encourage everyone to take steps to prevent these viral illnesses from spreading. (U.S. Army photo by photo by Rachel Larue)

Flu season is nothing to ‘shake off’

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January 13, 2018
The holiday season is a wrap, but cold and influenza season is well underway. These viral illnesses can be picked up anywhere, anytime.
Second Lt. Kenneth Soyars, 14th Student Squadron student pilot, takes off during a virtual reality flight simulation Jan. 10, 2018, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. Two subjects flew at a time but no other subjects were allowed to watch or learn from other individuals’ sorties. The Adaptive Flight Training Study pushed subjects to learn through the VR technology. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb)

Researchers test virtual reality Adaptive Flight Training Study

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January 13, 2018
COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFNS) -- A team of student researchers from Air Command and Staff College, Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, conducted an Adaptive...