The observations of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is established by Public Law and Presidential Proclamation and is observed during the month of October each year.
While we put a special emphasis on breast cancer awareness in October, at Madigan Army Medical Center we like to focus on the health of our female patients year-round.
We are excited to officially welcome the 81st Brigade of the Washington Army National Guard to the Task Force Bayonet Family. The 81st Bde. comes to us as part of the Army’s Associated Unit Pilot Program.
Tuesday through Thursday, the 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade fired — for the first time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord — High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Reduced Range Practice Rockets so monitors could record the sound waves generated by firing these rockets.
Regional Health Command-Pacific emphasizes medical skills training to enhance the readiness of our forces.
On Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the vast majority of suicides are due to relationship distress, while Soldiers with behavioral health diagnosis or pending disciplinary actions make up the other leading factors.
The 2016 Air Force birthday theme is “American Airmen Bringing Airpower to the Joint Fight,” focusing on Airmen leading and supporting joint operations around the globe and across all mission areas.
What is readiness and why is it so important?
What motivates people to be Soldiers?
Madigan just achieved a new milestone for excellence by earning a rating of nearly 97 percent in overall patient satisfaction, and our emergency department patient satisfaction rating is now at 98.5 percent, the highest ever patient satisfaction rating for our emergency department.
The number of terrorist-related threats during the past year indicates increasing risk to our nation and the Army.
This summer we have been very busy, but our Soldiers continue to perform flawlessly. This week, I want to highlight just some of the complex training and leader development that is taking place.
62nd Operations Group commander said that he’s seen firsthand (in addition to being a group commander at McChord Field for more than a year) that millennials are nothing but phenomenal.
As the Regional Health Command-Pacific’s newest commanding general, I am truly honored to have the opportunity to serve the service members, family members and retirees in the Pacific region.
This commentary emphasizes the substantially more stringent restrictions this guidance places on uniformed military members versus Department of Defense’s civilian employees.
62nd Airlift Wing commander reflects on his first year of command.
It’s hard for anyone to motivate their Soldiers to do something if they aren’t willing to do it themselves.
“If you could change anything in the Army, what would you change and how?”
A 10-day trial at Fort Hood will allow Soldiers to roll up their sleeves. What do you think about this temporary exemption to AR 670-1 policy?
The goal of the new Department of Defense’s Joint Outpatient Experience Survey is to gauge how well Madigan doing in meeting your health care needs, assessing the quality of care we provide, and ease of access to your health care team.
DRAWSKO POMORSKIE TRAINING AREA, Poland Pfc. James Hale grew up in Poland, attended and graduated from a Polish high school, then moved to Washington to join the Army Reserve two years ago. When he found out the unit was coming to Poland, he jumped at the chance to participate in Anakonda.
SEATTLE A fully restored B-17, nicknamed “Aluminum Overcast,” was recently brought to the Museum of Flight in Seattle. To help mark the arrival of the aircraft, which will be available to the public for flights throughout the summer, 13 World War II B-17 veterans gathered at the museum to answer questions about the aircraft and provide insight into what it’s like to not only fly the aircraft but fly these aircraft in combat. The veterans shared stories of their missions, their careers and the B-17. Some of them told stories of great heroism and loss.
A look inside the 7th Infantry Division.
Since the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and Defense of Marriage Act, I have seen dramatic and sweeping change in the military regarding diversity and LGBT inclusion among our forces.
Within the Regional Health Command-Pacific, the performance of the research programs at two of medical centers clearly demonstrates the important role research has in executing the readiness mission.
This is historically the deadliest time of year for Army accidents, we must all do our part to keep one another safe.
Over this long weekend, senior leaders from JBLM will speak at about twenty Memorial Day observances.
446th Airlift Wing’s commander recently had the opportunity to meet with elected officials from Washington during an annual Capitol Hill Visit to discuss, among other things, the impact of the military budget on day-to-day operations at the unit level.
It’s time to get ourselves back on track and the bottom line is that we need leaders to take the lead for physical fitness.
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina resulted in many lessons learned and changes which significantly affected the use of active duty units, to include medical units, in U.S. disaster response. Today, military organizations across the country actively prepare to respond to disasters and save American lives.