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  1. Trumpa s pick for defense secretary went to the mat for the troubled blood-testing company TheranosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Washington Post

    ... soonest." Internal military e-mails reveal that to follow up, Mattis personally called a major general at Fort Detrick -- the home of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, which oversees and executes medical research. During that ...

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  2. Holsey's decision to return paying off for No. 8 AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... player than ever. "I always told him giving up wasn't an option," said Johnathon Holsey, who is stationed at Fort Detrick in Maryland. "But it had to be something he wanted, he had to go after it. I think that was a good thing. He never really gave ...

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  3. Balfour completes US solar installationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 4 | New Civil Engineer Plus

    ... The solar panels have been installed on multi-family housing, community centers and maintenance facilities at Fort Detrick, Maryland and Fort Carson, Colorado, to provide power to approximately 1,200 housing units across the two bases. SolarCity ...

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  4. Fitch Affirms the City of Frederick, MD's GOs and IDR at 'AA+'; Outlook StableRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... region's key governmental, technological, and biomedical economic assets. Frederick is home to the U.S. Army's Fort Detrick, site of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, the National Cancer Institute, and the National ...

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  5. Applying Planning Skills to our Spiritual LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | DC Military

    ... nse of meaning and purpose in our lives. This will be the last print edition of The Standard, so join us on the Fort Detrick website, www.detrick.army.mil for further articles and how to apply our Army planner skills to our spiritual lives.

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  6. Past and Present Team Up to Unlock Future of Army Medicine at AUSARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | DC Military

    ... of the U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Nadja West and U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick Commanding General Maj. Gen. Barbara Holcomb, "but given that more than 80 percent of combat deaths occur in the prehospital ...

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  7. Fort Detrick Runners Compete in Army Ten-MilerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | DC Military

    Runners from both the active duty mens and active duty mixed teams representing Fort Detrick pose for a photo at the 32nd Annual Army Ten-Miler at the Pentagon Oct. 9 Runners from both the active duty mens and active duty mixed teams representing Fort Detrick pose for a photo at the 32nd Annual Army Ten-Miler at the Pentagon Oct. 9 Fort Detrick runners had a strong showing in the 32nd Annual Army Ten Miler Race, which started and ended at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 9. Competing with 35,000 other runners, the Fort Detrick men's active duty team placed thirteenth with an overall time of 4 hours, 16 minutes, 0 seconds.

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  8. Fort Detrick, Sri Lankan labs work together to fight diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A bacteria called Burkholderia pseudomallei - generally found in Southeast Asia and northern Australia - causes an infection that is difficult to treat and can be fatal, according to Mohan Natesan, a scientific investigator at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick. To help bridge the gaps in scientific knowledge about the bacteria and the disease it causes, the Army institute is collaborating with Genetech, a lab in Sri Lanka.

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  9. Medical Logistics Interns Sign Next Presidential FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | DC Military

    ... manufacturing centers, as well as health care facilities. The MLMIP is a six-month program hosted at USAMMA at Fort Detrick, Maryland, that strives to create strong health care logistics professionals. The MLMIP is designed to expose mid-career ...

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  10. In and Around Fort DetrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | DC Military

    Several Frederick County Public Library locations will host the Maryland Public Television Salutes Vietnam Veterans Traveling Exhibit in the coming months. The multi-panel exhibit is making its way around the state to celebrate the military service of Marylanders during the Vietnam War.

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  11. IBA Awarded $10M Deal with US Army Medical Research and Materiel...Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... said, "IBA has been providing over a decade of support in areas of Telemedicine and Health IT for USAMRMC in Fort Detrick, MD. This win represents IBA's ongoing commitment to Health IT innovation and telemedicine support services. IBA will continue ...

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  12. Federal report says Fort Detrick failed to properly screen tenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Detrick's security officials performed incomplete background checks of people who moved onto the post in 2014 and 2015, then let them access the post months after their leases ended, according to a newly released Department of Defense report. By granting unvetted people this access to Fort Detrick, the post's employees, residents and assets such as biocontainment labs and satellites suffered "a higher security risk," according to the report.

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  13. In Uganda, Fort Detrick researchers seek key to Ebola virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Army researchers from Fort Detrick are developing relationships with Ebola survivors in Uganda, who may hold the key to a vaccine or treatment for the deadly disease. John Dye led a team from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases on a trip to Uganda in August.

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  14. GAO: Live-pathogen blunders more common than reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... a retired Army colonel who once commanded the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Md., told a House committee that without better management of biosecurity, incidents such as this "will happen again somewhere ...

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  15. USAMMDA and Freeze-Dried Plasma: A Story of SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | DC Military

    U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick Commander, Maj. Gen. Barbara R. Holcomb, right, watches as Army Cpt.

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  16. Fort Detrick cancer lawsuit dismissal appealed by plaintiffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Plaintiffs who believe their loved ones were sickened and killed by the Army's disposal of hazardous waste at Fort Detrick are appealing the dismissal of their case. The estate of Kristen Renee, who died of brain cancer in 2008 at age 30, her father Randy White's family and others sued the U.S. government in a $750 million class-action suit.

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  17. Plaintiffs Appeal Dismissal of Fort Detrick Pollution CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... Army's reckless handling of chemical and biological toxins caused cancer and deaths among people living near Fort Detrick in Frederick. Judge Catherine Blake dismissed the lawsuit Aug. 11. She ruled that the plaintiffs had not met a threshold ...

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  18. BioCryst reports positive test results for potential Ebola treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Local Tech Wire

    ... in partnership with scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) in Fort Detrick, Md. The institute is the Department of Defense's lead laboratory for medical biological defense research, and its work ...

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  19. Biocryst Announces Positive Study Results For BCX4430 Delayed...Read the original story

    Sep 6, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... diagnostics, and information-that benefit both military personnel and civilians. The Institute, located at Fort Detrick, MD., is the only Department of Defense laboratory equipped to safely study highly hazardous viruses, including Ebola, at ...

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  20. US Army gives combat medics new type of tourniquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Throughout the history of modern warfare, countless wounded fighters have been saved from bleeding to death by tourniquets -- the straps or ties that wrap around a damaged limb and staunch hemorrhaging. Photo provided by the US Army shows soldiers practicing applying a junctional tourniquet during training at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland But what if a soldier is shot through the pelvis, or in the armpit, where a tourniquet would be of no use? Militaries the world over have grappled with the question for decades, and the issue took on new urgency during the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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