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Kenya Defence Forces Officers Visit WRAIR

Story by Samir Deshpande on 09/24/2019 Continuing its longstanding relationship with the Republic of Kenya, three Kenya Defence Forces officers visited WRAIR on 24 September as part of a broader visit to the National Capitol Region, including stops at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Uniformed Services University of
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Readiness Includes Dental Fitness, Good Oral Health

Story by Bernard Little on 09/19/2019 By Bernard S. Little WRNMMC Command Communications Service members need to stay fit and ready for the fight at any time and at any place, and a big part of that is keeping all parts of the body healthy, including one's oral health. Beneficiarie
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Ready for the Fight: Soldier Teaches Combatives to WRNMMC, USU, WRAIR Service Members

Story by Bernard Little on 09/19/2019 By Bernard S. Little WRNMMC Command Communications Create space. Maintain space. Close the distance. Gain a dominant position. Finish the fight. These are just a few combatives goals that Army Staff Sgt. Michael Hernandez, master combatives instructor at Walter Reed Bethesda, takes to the
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Sailors, Soldier, Airman Earn Chief's Anchor

Story by Bernard Little on 09/19/2019 Walter Reed National Military Medical Center hosted the Navy Capital Region FY-20 Chief Petty Officer Pinning Ceremony Sept. 13 in Memorial Auditorium. Twenty-one Sailors, one Soldier and an Airman received their chief's anchors during the ceremony rich in tradition. The U.S. Navy Chief Petty
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Walter Reed Bethesda Observes Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust

Story by Bernard Little on 09/19/2019 By Bernard S. Little WRNMMC Command Communications Agi Geva proudly showed off the tattoo on her left forearm to members of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center community recently in the Clark Memorial Auditorium. It wasn't that the octogenarian is proud to be
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Physical Therapy Afloat: Operation Mobility

Story by PO3 Erika Kugler on 09/13/2019 Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Erika L. Kugler ATLANTIC OCEAN There I was, month four of the deployment, sprinting on a treadmill, listening to my 80's hair metal playlist, when it happened. The ship shifted, or I landed wrong maybe both
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WRAIR Celebrates 50 Years of Research Partnership in Kenya

Story by Samir Deshpande on 09/12/2019 This week, WRAIR celebrated the 50th anniversary of its laboratory headquartered in Kenya, the U.S. Army Medical Research DirectorateAfrica, and 20th anniversary of its component laboratory in the Kenyan city of Kericho. Part of WRAIR's network of expeditionary laboratories around the world, these program
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Wounded Warrior: "I just refuse to give up; I refuse to be a statistic"

Story by MaryTherese Griffin on 09/10/2019 Wounded Warrior: "I just refuse to give up; I refuse to be a statistic" By MaryTherese Griffin, U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va., - On September 24, 2010 retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nino Gray's platoon hit a 400 pound improvised explosive
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