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Aug 20, 2014, 13:06 ET

Nurse Anesthetist Fulfills Career Aspirations via U.S. Army Program

 You never know who is watching. The eight year old girl was captivated as the Army Nurse assisted her mother at Fox Army Hospital at Redstone...

Aug 14, 2014, 15:00 ET
The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., home of the military's Diabetes Institute. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Medical Recruiting)

Head of Military Diabetes Institute Hopes to Put Breaks on Growing Epidemic

According to the American Diabetes Association, if current trends continue, one out of every three Americans could be diabetic by the year 2050....

Jun 12, 2014, 10:53 ET
Dr. Rachel Kaiser during her 90-day deployment with the 48th CSH at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June-August 2013. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Medical Recruiting...)

Emergency Room Doctor Recounts Career and Personal Benefits of Deployment

After a 20 year journey as a civilian emergency room doctor, one woman has found it was her enlistment in the U.S. Army Reserve and a recent...

Sep 30, 2013, 12:00 ET
Army Health Professions Scholarship recipients can concentrate efforts on their studies, not long-term medical school bills.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade, U.S. Army photo)

Army Medical Students March to a Different Drum

 No one salutes Remigio Flor or Nicholas Spinuzza when they walk the floors of George Washington University School of Medicine. Not their...

Sep 29, 2013, 06:00 ET
Army Reserve Col. Timothy Mullet receives a reminder of home while serving in Afghanistan.  Photo courtesy of Col. Timothy Mullett.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade)

University of Kentucky Surgeon Balances Civilian, Military Careers

Balancing a demanding career as University of Kentucky's chief of general thoracic surgery with an Army obligation hasn't always been easy. But Dr....

Sep 28, 2013, 06:00 ET
Dr. Frederick Lough, right, a cardiothoracic surgeon, takes the Oath of Office during a ceremony at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. on 9/11/2013. Col. Karrie Fristoe, commander of the Army Medical Recruiting Brigade, officiates. Photo credit: Official U.S. Army photo by Denise Susnir(PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade)

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Returns to Army Roots on 9/11/01 Anniversary

 For Dr. Fred Lough, the seeds of service to country were sown when he was very young. He grew up in a family with a history of service....

Sep 27, 2013, 19:00 ET
Members of the 865th Army Reserve Combat Support Hospital (CSH) out of Utica, N.Y., practice teamwork in the Mayo Clinic's Multidisciplinary Simulation Center.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade)

Army Medicine Personnel Practice Teamwork at Mayo Clinic Simulation Center

 The scene was chaotic. The 865th Army Reserve Combat Support Hospital (CSH) out of Utica, N.Y., was hit with their first round of...

Sep 04, 2013, 13:00 ET
Dr. Walter Franz, a family physician with the Mayo Clinic, stands at the entrance to the Clinic's Multidisciplinary Simulation Center in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Franz, a colonel in the Army Reserve, joined the Army team in the early 1990's, and has served in Germany and Iraq on several deployments. He will deploy to Afghanistan in November.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade, U.S. Army photo)

Mayo Clinic Physician Answers Call to Army Service

 In the late '60s, when thousands of American troops were fighting in Vietnam, Dr. Walter Franz, now a family doctor at the Mayo Clinic in...

Jun 14, 2013, 13:03 ET
Col. Gregory Gadson takes part in a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) 5K awareness run at Fort Belvoir, Md.  Gadson is a double amputee as a result of injuries suffered in Iraq and serves as the installation commander at Fort Belvoir.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade)

Army Medicine Doesn't Just Save Lives, it Gives Lives

On a May day in 2006, one Soldier's life changed forever—and nearly ended. "I almost died several times," said Col. Gregory Gadson, about...