Public Health Command-Pacific News

Camp Zama Soldier completes 1,100-Pound Challenge as part of One Health Week
Nov. 12, 2021 - In observance of the global campaign known as One Health Week, Capt. Vernell McDonald demonstrated just how healthy he was by lifting more than half a ton of weight...

DOD’s PHC-P Tests New Field Concept for Real Time Vector-Borne Disease Threat Analysis during Pre-exercise Surveillance
Nov. 5, 2021 - After completing a 14-day deployment to Okinawa, the Public Health Command-Pacific’s Entomology and Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory is one step closer to achieving its goal of providing on-the-spot and rapid...

Public Health Activity-Hawai'i Hosts Animal Medicine Symposium
Oct. 9, 2021 - Cpl. James Culpepper, animal care specialist, Public Health Activity – Hawaii, and Spc. Leanne LaRoche, animal care specialist, PHA – Hawaii, hosted an Animal Medicine Symposium...

Army Veterinarian Takes Top Shot at Air Force Competition
Dr. (Capt.) Elizabeth Anthony, an Army veterinarian and officer in charge of the Yokota Veterinary Treatment Facility, poses with her targets after taking top shot at the Yokota Air Base Excellence Competition Rifle Match, Sept. 2, 2021.
Sept. 2, 2021 - She entered the competition for fun, not expecting to place; after all, she had no experience shooting a rifle...

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Regional Health Command-Pacific News

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – She entered the competition for fun, not expecting to place; after all, she had no experience shooting a rifle. On an early Sep...
Two Soldiers assigned to Regional Health Command-Pacific units were announced as the winners of the region’s 2021 Best Medic Competition
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. – Regional Health Command-Pacific’s Fall Commander’s Conference was held here, Nov. 2-4. Due to COVID-19 restrictions f...
65th Medical Brigade hosts annual 38th Parallel Health Care Training Symposium
Dr. Brian Lein, assistant director for health care administration for the Defense Health Agency (DHA) visited the newly established Hawaii Market the we...

U.S. Army Public Health Center News

The Army Public Health Center is providing updated information on studies and reporting about Long COVID.
Alcohol does not cause sexual violence, but it can be a significant contributing risk factor leading to aggression and loss of inhibition.
It is during challenging times that connections with one another and personal insights assist in attaining a clearer understanding of oneself and others.
To ensure a healthy force, Army leaders need to know what ongoing health conditions are posing the greatest threat to their troops’ non-readiness.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The recent death of former U.S. Secretary of State and retired Army Gen. Colin Powell of complications related to a COVID...

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