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- Life-Saving Medical Mobility For the Counteroffensive Force. Gourley, Scott R. // Army Magazine;May2001, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p41
Describes the United States Army's XM11 armored medical evacuation vehicle (AMEV) which replaces the M113A2/A3 armored ambulance to serve as the ground medical evaluation platform for the Army's counteroffensive force. Vehicle features and capabilities; Origins of the AMEV program.
- Baucus, Grassley, ask about off-label device use at Reed. McCARTY, MARK // Medical Device Daily;12/29/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 251, p1
The article focuses on a letter from Senators Max Baucus and Chuck Grassley which asks administrators at Walter Reed Army Medical Center about the activities of physician Timothy Kuklo. Kuklo resigned from his post at Washington University (WU) in 2009 after allegations surfaced that he...
- Pentagon Issues New Policy for Diagnosing and Treating Brain Injuries. Miller, T. Christian; Zwerdling, Daniel // Pro Publica;6/27/2010, p9
A blog is presented, which discusses a new directive issued by the U.S. Pentagon on the treatment of soldiers with mild traumatic brain injuries in war zones, including a mandatory 24-hour rest period for any soldier exposed to a blast.
- Fort Bliss Says It Will Examine Its Handling of Brain Injuries. Miller, T. Christian; Zwerdling, Daniel // Pro Publica;6/27/2010, p19
A blog is presented, which discusses the care provided to soldiers suffering from traumatic brain injury in the U.S.
- The Trained and Equipped Forward Observer. Taccia, Thomas // Cavalry & Armor Journal;Jan-Mar2012, Vol. 120 Issue 1, p11
The article discusses the importance of providing enhanced ability to forward observers (FOs) for the achievement of accurate target location for accurate predicted fire. The author explains the need for effective employment of precision fires with the strategic risk associated with unnecessary...
- New House at Lakeshore. // PN;Aug2008, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p76
The article reports that the Lakeshore Foundation opened its renovated housing facility in Birmingham, Alabama on June 6, 2008. It is said that the building will be used by injured military personnel and their families participating in Lima Foxtrot programs, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes,...
- Purple Heart. // Army Magazine;Jun2011, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p17
The article reports on the issuance of guidelines that will enable soldiers who suffered concussions during the battlefield to be qualified for the Purple Heart medal in the U.S.
- Studies debunk 'sports myth' of running shoes. Kukral, Lyn // Soldiers;Oct2010, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p17
The article reports on the results of three military studies which found that prescribing running shoes based on foot shape made no difference in the injury rates of U.S. Army, Marine and Air Force basic trainees.
- WAR IS HELL (on fertility). Roberson, Laura // Men's Health;Nov2011, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p168
The article focuses on the fertility issue of U.S. Army Captain Derick Carver, who has been injured in improvised explosive device (IED) in Afghanistan.