Military Health System

An Air Force member takes a selfie while getting her shot of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 at a military base in Lima, Peru, Monday, March 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Punishments start for troops who refuse vaccines

The Navy has outlined its process for discharging sailors who refuse the vaccine. Meanwhile, the Air Force has already started to issue formal reprimands.

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DoD’s drug supply chain is shaky, DoD IG report adds to growing evidence of that

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

DoD entering a ‘paradigm shift’ in how it addresses, tracks brain injuries

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In this Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, photo is a Samsung Galaxy S10+ smartphone during a product preview in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Military has new way to keep in touch with service members during stressful times

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DoD taking renewed interest in blockchain amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Military services call for halt in transition of hospitals to DHA

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DoD pressing ahead with plans to close, realign medical facilities despite GAO warnings

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Could the Pentagon be putting more money towards its health system?

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Pentagon announces plan to downsize nearly 50 hospitals, clinics

DoD’s plan to restructure military treatment facilities would affect 50 hospitals and clinics, primarily by restricting their services to active duty service…

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Defense bill puts brakes on Pentagon plan to reduce uniformed medical jobs

The 2020 NDAA bars DoD from converting military medical billets to civilian ones until more analysis is done.

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DoD imposes financial sanctions on TRICARE contractor amid ongoing transition problems

Incomplete, inaccurate provider database remains a major problem, 11 months after new vendors took over TRICARE management.

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