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To Boldly Go… a tricorder for the Navy?

by Tammy White, Office of Naval Research  ‘Star Trek‘ movies and TV series spelled big business for Paramount Pictures. Trekkers-and we all know (or are) one-can rattle off dozens of fictional devices straight from the scenes of the sci-fi powerhouse. But did the movie reel influence a real-life medical device? …

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Therapy Dogs: Cause for the ‘Paws’

This blog post and video was produced by MC1 Margaret Trujillo, with DMA, who tells us how “man’s best friend” is helping our wounded troops. Military Working Dogs and civilian K-9 units are known for their security work and for saving lives. However, there’s another group of military working dogs at Walter Reed National …

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Pink Warriors

By Irene Sargent, Population Health Coordinator and Breast Cancer Survivor, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune The days of the military draft are a memory and volunteering to serve your county is optional now. I was drafted into what I call the “Pink Warrior Family” at 38 years old. You may be …

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