Just Released: Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine 2019 Fall Edition
Just released: Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine 2019 Fall Edition magazine for medical professionals, veterans, lawmakers, and interested readers.
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Containing up-to-date healthcare-related content about the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), its treatments for service members, and its research to bring new medical options and technology to veterans, Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine Outlook encapsulates...
READ ARTICLE British Army Selects BOXER Armored Vehicle
The British Defence Secretary recently announced that a £2.8bn deal has been signed to provide the British Army with around 500 new armored vehicles.
The Boxer can be deployed around the world to deliver soldiers around the battlefield, traveling long distances quickly, cross country, under enemy fire and in the most austere of environments. It...
Marines Meet Workforce Building the Amphibious Combat Vehicle
Marines from the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion—slated to receive the first of the Corps’ new Amphibious Combat Vehicles—received the rare opportunity to visit the ACV’s main production facility and meet with the workforce building the vehicle.
On Oct. 16, representatives from Program Manager Advanced Amphibious Assault at Program Executive Officer Land Systems, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Combat Development...
READ ARTICLE Veterans Affairs Equips 200,000 Veterans with Lifesaving Naloxone
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND) program announced that from May 2014 to September 2019, the program issued naloxone — a medication used to block the effects of a potentially fatal opioid overdose — to more than 200,000 Veterans.
VA is a leader in naloxone distribution to health care...
Air Force Researchers Test Plasma Reactor to Destroy Contaminants in Groundwater
Civilian researchers completed a two-week field demonstration here Sept. 25 using an innovative plasma technology to degrade and destroy perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOS and PFOA, in groundwater.
This was the first field demonstration of the Enhanced Contact Plasma Reactor, conducted under an Air Force Civil Engineer Center contract with primary contractor...
READ ARTICLE U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Back Home Following 3-month Arctic Deployment
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB 20) returned home Saturday to Seattle following a three-month deployment to the Arctic in support of Coast Guard operations and multiple scientific research missions sponsored by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Office of Naval Research.
Healy is the nation’s premiere high-latitude research vessel and is one...