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New Performance Triad

US Army Stepping Up the Performance Triad

It's time for Soldiers to step it up with the Performance Triad goals. Literally. During FY 2014, the Performance Triad pilot program was conducted in...

‘Ambulance drone’ prototype unveiled in Holland

A Dutch-based student on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of an "ambulance drone", a flying defibrillator able to reach heart attack victims within precious life-saving...

Army first-aid kits include new eye shield

Soldiers whose eyes are injured during combat have a better chance of returning to duty with their vision intact due to some revisions in...

New Army first aid kit includes eye protection, strap cutter

The Army is now issuing to Soldiers the more robust, more streamlined "Individual First Aid Kit II" as replacement for the older kit which...

New Defense Health Agency to streamline functions

The government shutdown did not stop the official opening Oct. 1 of the Defense Health Agency, a major streamlining effort of military medicine that...

Funding for mental health research yielding results

Research advances in mental health and care provided for Soldiers is light years ahead of what it was during the beginning of the wars...

Saudi Medevac to Be Equipped with AW139 Helicopters

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract for a fleet of AW139 twin engine helicopters to equip the Saudi Aeromedical...

Medevac crews in Afghanistan increase en-route patient care

During the course of the last several months, two medevac companies in Task Force Hammerhead have participated in a trial program developed by the...

Army research looks at new PTSD treatment

While there are no simple cures for post-traumatic stress disorder, a leading military researcher said progress is being made with a new treatment method...

Medevac crew reacts to dangerous call

In the midst of combat, acts of valor and bravery are performed so often they are sometimes overlooked. This was almost the case with...