Air Force Staff Sgt. Charity Lee Vest, 87th Aerospace Medicine Squadron operational medicine technician, holds baby Arlo at his home on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. Vest received a knock on the door from a neighbor who exclaimed their 14 month-old son was unresponsive and needed medical attention. Vest used her CPR training to resuscitate the infant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Blair)

Airman saves infant's life


JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. — After a long day at work we look forward to coming home to unwind into the familiar...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 26, 2017) - An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the Stingers of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 113 flies over the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is currently underway for a regularly scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Aaron B. Hicks/Released)

VFA-113 begins Combat Deployment


On 6 October 2017, the Stingers of Strike Fighter Squadron ONE ONE THREE embarked on the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT on a regularly...

Did you know?: Aomori Prefecture is famous for its snow and apples


Aomori Prefecture, where Misawa AB is located, is northernmost prefecture on mainland Japan. The area is famous for its production...

Tips for running in cold weather


Although it’s quite chilly outside, many of us still hit the streets or track to get in a run. But before you do, take a look at...

Eating disorders, which are a mix of psychological, physiological, and behavioral factors, can affect every system in the body. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Keith Ballard)

Eating disorders, disordered eating: A look into the personal struggle for balance


For almost two decades, the spouse of an active duty service member kept a secret from loved ones. No one knew of her guilt after...

Army Col. Dean Hommer (left), a visiting instructor from Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, observes as Navy nurse Lt. Rachael Wheelous (right) practices the battlefield acupuncture technique on Navy nurse Lt. Brent Pavell (center) during training at Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, Texas. (U.S. Navy photo by William Love)

Acupuncture: Ancient technique complements modern medicine

Retired Air Force Col. Arnyce Pock spent most of her 34 years on active duty as a board-certified internist. But a traditional...
Left to right: LTC Seungwoo Park, Republic of Korea MND, MG Ben Yura Rimba, Indonesia TNI, and Dr. J. Christopher Daniel, U.S. DoD.

U.S. Department of Defense Continued Support to the Global Health Security Agenda: Updates from Korea


In late July, the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Steering Group, chaired by the Republic of Korea, convened in Seoul to...

From left, Retired Army Maj. Gen. Richard Thomas, president of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Navy Rear Adm. Colin Chinn, Joint Staff surgeon; Air Force Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Air Force surgeon general; Navy Vice Adm. Forrest Faison III, Navy surgeon general; Army Maj. Gen. Ronald Place, for the Army surgeon general; Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency; and Tom McCaffery, acting assistant secretary of defense for health affairs. (Courtesy photo)

Military health: All for one, one for all


The whole of the Military Health System is greater than the sum of the individual services’ parts. That was the key theme of the...

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Juan Morales paints a mural on a door aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Kidd, Nov. 16, 2017. (Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob M. Milham)

Face of Defense: Sailor-Artist Creates Legacy Aboard USS Kidd


AT SEA ABOARD USS KIDD, Nov. 30, 2017 — The passageways aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Kidd have very few variations to...


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