Joint Forces Command United Assistance service members stick to standards

Joint Forces Command United Assistance service members stick to standards
MONROVIA, Liberia Jan. 12, 2015 -- Whether they are learning new techniques to stay mentally resilient, exercising to stay physically strong, or washing their hands and applying hand sanitizer to prevent illness, service members deployed under Joint Forces Mandate - United Help, or JFC-UA , in Monrovia, Liberia, are always taking steps to stay healthy. The health of Soldiers is considered a top priority. Read more

Natick asks Soldiers about hygiene issues

NATICK, Mass. Nov. 25, 2014 -- In its effort to combat body odor and skin irritation affecting Soldiers in the field, the Army has developed antimicrobial treatments for such items as T-shirts, socks and sleeping bag liners, but small is known in this area the extent of such personal cleanliness issues or their effects on warfighters. Read more

Wheelchair racer all about hard work as she competes against men at Warrior Games

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Oct. 6, 2014 -- Cupped in the rough hands of the Rocky Mountains, the track at Gerry Barry Stadium opened up to a cloudless sky on October 2, 2014. A light chill clinging to the athletes as they lined their racing wheelchairs up at the starting line, the 100 meter dash was in this area to start. Read more

Belvoir hospital achieves baby-friendly accreditation

FORT BELVOIR, Va. July 25, 2014 -- Increasing its ability to afford patients the highest standard of care, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital recently became only one of two medical facilities in Virginia and one of four military treatment facilities in the Military Health System to hold accreditation through the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Read more