Mental health outreach efforts need more focus on women vets: report

Federal officials too often overlook the specific mental health needs of women veterans when crafting mental health programs, leaving worrisome gaps in available resources, researchers from Disabled American Veterans argued …

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8,000+ soldiers tested in large-scale combat in the Arctic

More than 8,000 soldiers in Alaska recently concluded a large-scale exercise that included a 150-mile helicopter deep strike, flying a rocket launcher 500 miles to operate above the Arctic Circle …

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Lawmakers set to question Austin on decision to hide cancer diagnosis

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will appear before House lawmakers on Thursday to answer questions about his cancer diagnosis and his decision not to inform key administration officials about his health …

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More vets could be headed to DOD medical sites to get VA health care

Fort Campbell’s Army hospital in Tennessee will open its doors to veteran patients for the first time next month, part of a series of partnerships between military and Veterans Affairs …

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US Army’s short-range air defense efforts face review board

The Joint Capabilities Board is scheduled to consider approving the U.S. Army’s Maneuver-Short Range Air Defense system requirements this spring, according to Col. William Parker, the service’s lead on air …

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Cyberattack slows prescription processing at military pharmacies

Military clinics and hospitals worldwide have been affected by a cyberattack on the United State’s largest commercial prescription processor, Change Healthcare, according to officials with the Defense Health Agency. It …

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5 bases to test new privately run system for household goods shipments

A limited number of troops and their families are about to see the fruits of U.S. Transportation Command’s efforts to improve how household goods are shipped during military moves. Within …

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