BROOKE ARMY MEDICAL CENTER

Spc. Malcolm Montgomery: Montgomery 100

Spc. Malcolm Montgomery: Montgomery 100 By Annette P. Gomes, Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va., - U.S. Army Spc. Malcolm Montgomery has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. It's been seven months and one day since he told cancer to "kick rocks." Montgomery was diagnosed with acute
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Resources available to services members dealing with substance use disorders

Story by Lori Newman on 12/10/2018 Brooke Army Medical Center Department of Behavioral Medicine has launched a new program to make it easier for service members to get help for substance use disorders. The new Addictions Medicine Intensive Outpatient Program is an intense five-week outpatient program offered Monday through Friday
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Veteran application now available for the 2019 Army Trials

Veteran application now available for the 2019 Army Trials By Whitney Delbridge Nichels, Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. Army Warrior Care and Transition's Adaptive Reconditioning Team is now accepting applications from Veterans interested in competing at the 2019 Army Trials this coming March at Fort Bliss, Texas. Active duty
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BAMC deploys HIPAA compliant secure messaging app

Story by Jason Edwards on 12/07/2018 FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS Medical professionals at Brooke Army Medical Center have deployed a cloud-based messaging app which will allow them to securely share patient information from their personal devices and desktop workstations. The app, which is Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliant,
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Building a better you through wheelchair basketball

Building a better you through wheelchair basketball MaryTherese Griffin, Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. Wheelchair basketball has provided one Soldier with more than just a way to stay in shape at the Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Carson, Colorado. U.S. Army Spc. Drew Joyner, who is overcoming physical injuries and
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Promotion Ceremony for Colonel Robert Suter to Brigadier General

Story by CPT Sherrain Reber on 12/04/2018 Salt Lake City, Utah Col. Robert E. Suter will be promoted to Brigadier General in United States Army Reserve by Maj. Gen. Michael C. O'Guinn, commander of the 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), in a ceremony to be held at the American College
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U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Wayne Davidson: Race of Remembrance

U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Wayne Davidson: Race of Remembrance By Annette P. Gomes, Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. - The city of Anglesey in North Wales is home to beautiful mountainous countryside, green landscapes, endless farming communities and the site of the 2018 Operation Motors Sports' "Race of Remembrance."
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A Christmas Wish from WCT

A Christmas Wish from WCT By MaryTherese Griffin, Warrior Care and Transition To all of our Soldiers, It's that time of year We honor and celebrate those we hold dear At Army Warrior Care, the stories we share Send a message to all of how much we care No wrapping
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ADVISOR system medical lifeline for operational forces

Story by Lori Newman on 12/03/2018 The Advanced Virtual Support for Operational Forces system, or ADVISOR, coordinated through the Army Virtual Medical Center at Brooke Army Medical Center, provides 24/7/365 on-demand telephone consultations with on-call specialty providers during emergencies. "ADVISOR is a toll-free phone number that can be called from
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Military traditions instill pride, connection with past

Story by Elaine Sanchez on 11/30/2018 While I've always admired the dignity and honor of these traditions, they became somewhat routine over the years. I didn't truly appreciate their purpose until my father passed away. My father served in the Army during Vietnam and as a flight surgeon in the
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Laurie Jones: Occupational Therapy - an extended family affair

Laurie Jones: Occupational Therapy - an extended family affair By Annette Gomes, Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. When deciding on a career, many choose to ask family and friends for guidance, for Fort Campbell's Occupational Therapist Laurie Jones, that plan worked out perfectly. "Becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant wasn't
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