Ensuring Critical Re-Supply

Half of all U.S. states have requested excess military medical supplies and equipment from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) since the national COVID-19 pandemic response began in March.

By Jake Joy, DLA Disposition Services

From Combat & Casualty Care, Summer 2020

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Pivoting to Counter a Pandemic

Since January 10th, the day Chinese scientists published the genetic sequence of a novel coronavirus, researchers at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command’s (USAMRDC) Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) have been working diligently to advance research efforts to prevent, diagnose, and treat this latest threat to global health and force readiness.

By Samir S. Deshpande, WRAIR

From Combat & Casualty Care, Summer 2020

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Managing A CRISIS, Targeting Better Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed some of the fragilities of the U.S. healthcare system. The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command’s (USAMRDC) Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), is working to rapidly expand care capacity for acute and critically ill patients, even when those patients are care providers themselves.

By COL Jeremy C. Pamplin, Director, TATRC

From Combat & Casualty Care, Summer 2020

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Targeting VIRAL Vulnerabilities

The U.S. Defense Department has identified a commercial decontaminant for field use against COVID-19.

By Dr. Brian B. Feeney, CCDC CBC

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Fall 2020

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Unbreakable

A leading supplier of military-grade personal-use skin sanitizers, insect repellents, and topical pain relievers is helping to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus among our Servicemembers.

By JJ Agudelo PhD, CEO & Co-Founder, United Spirit of America

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Fall 2020

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Loading the Dice

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is working to deliver early integrated warnings for chemical exposure on the battlefield.

By Stephanie Calderwood, S&T Manager, Carl Brown, PM, Strategic Comm & Outreach, and Vipra Ghimire, Print Editor, DTRA

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Fall 2020

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