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...

Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, makes a point as he and the senior enlisted leaders for the U.S. combatant commands brief Pentagon reporters at the conclusion of a conference, Nov. 28, 2017. (Photo Credit: DOD photo by Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

Combatant command enlisted leaders discuss operations, NCO empowerment


WASHINGTON -- Combatant command senior enlisted leaders discussed operations against terrorists in their areas, the state of forces...

Air Force travelers reminded of flat rate per diem policy (update)


JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) -- Some Air Force travelers may not be aware of a flat rate per diem policy...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 27, 2017) An MV-22 Osprey of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 lands on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Janweb B. Lagazo)

Through Thick and Thin: U.S. Marines and Sailors having each other’s backs since 1775


From the time when the U.S. Navy began, groups of specifically trained, maritime infantry have accompanied them.



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