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Gulf War created need for better critical care

02 Feb, 2016 no comments Air Force , Health
Gulf War created need for better critical care

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — January 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Desert Storm, it also marks a turning point in Air Force Medical Service’s Critical Care Transport Teams. “We were not serving the Army as well as we could have in the Air Force,” explained Lt. Gen. Paul K. Carlton, a former Air Force Surgeon General who had been working on the concept of CCATT since the 1980s. As the U.S. military and its allies assembled in the Middle East in the summer and fall of 1990 –Operation Desert Shield…

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VFW Reso_Hepatitis B_ APPROVED BY HI STATE VFW

15 Jan, 2016 no comments Health

RESOLUTION Requesting the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Improve Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)Screening & Follow Up for Veterans Born between 1945 and 1980 And Requesting the U.S. Department of Defense Update and Separately Codify Policies for Identification and Administration of Personnel with Chronic HBV Infection WHEREAS, Hepatitis and HIV/AIDS are among the eight (8) health campaigns recognized by the World Health Organization; WHEREAS, most individuals with chronic Hepatitis B enjoy good health, are symptoms free and may not even know they have the silent disease; and WHEREAS, in developed…

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