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7 hrs ago | Navy Times

Study uses EEGs to guide treatment for depression

Electroencephalograms, or EEGs, which measure electrical activity in the brain, show promise in improving treatment for depression - and consequently lowering post-traumatic stress symptoms and suicidal tendencies, a new military medical study has found.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, Psychiatry, US Military, US Army, Fort Belvoir, VA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

SPCA welcomes first full-time vet A new full-time veterinarian will...

One year after opening an in-house clinic, the Fredericksburg Regional SPCA is expanding to full-time service, Executive Director Debra Joseph said.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, US Military, US Army, Fort Belvoir, VA, Fairfax County, VA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: Brazil North

Dear Smiley: We had two young ladies from Brazil visiting us last weekend. They are camp counselors in the Houston area for the summer.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, US Military, US Army, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Fort Riley Army Hospital Changes Command

During a ceremony Wednesday morning at Calvary Parade Field on the fort, Col. Barry Pockrandt passed the reins to incoming commander Col.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, Fort Riley, KS

U.S. Department of Defense

DoD Awards $62 Million in Grants to California, Virginia Schools

The money will go to renovate, repair or construct schools at Naval Base San Diego and Camp Pendleton in California and at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, said Pentagon spokesman Army Col.


Related Topix: Camp Pendleton, US Military, US Army, Fort Belvoir, VA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

General visitsPosted on Fri. Jul 11th, 2014

Korean War veteran Don Van Renterghem, right, meets with Ret. Brigadier Gen. Creighton W. Abrams at Findlay's AMVETS Post 21 on Thursday.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Findlay, OH, US Military, US Army

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Lakenheath patients air concerns in DOD health care survey

A doctor with the 48th Medical Group complained of "whining" patients. Doctors don't communicate among themselves.


Related Topix: Medicine, US Military, US Army, United States Air Force Academy

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Navy Times

About 500 attend patient town hall meetings

Attendance has been uneven at patient town hall meetings conducted as part of an ongoing review of the military health system, but employee response has been high, Defense Department officials said this week.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Belvoir, VA, US Navy, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Life, Veteran Affairs

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Navy Times

Town hall meetings to focus on military health care

Military patients and health care providers will have the opportunity to voice their opinions in town hall meetings at seven installations during a review of military health care ordered by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Military, US Army, Air Force Academy, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, US Air Force, RAF Lakenheath

U.S. Department of Defense

Face of Defense: U.S. Soldiers Host Bosnian EOD Technicians

U.S. Army Capt. David Watkins, left, commander of the 55th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, talks with Bosnian army soldiers Capt.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Prison

Mon Jun 23, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Local war hero who appeared in movie to retire from Army

Col. Gregory Gadson is handing over the garrison command after two years. He'll be honored Wednesday during a ceremony.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Belvoir, VA