Every week – The Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine puts together a nice summary of the important preventive medicine issues of the week. Plus what ever other interesting articles they find. This weeks HIO-Update
Partway down the first batch of stories – I found this:
IG cites reasons medically unfit are deployed
31 March – Conflicting policies, inaccurate records, and uninformed commanders and medical providers all could play a role in the Army’s deployment of soldiers medically unfit to serve, according to an Army inspector general’s report. It was obtained Monday by Army Times through a Freedom of Information Act request. The report is a response to “numerous Congressional inquiries, media releases and complaints from soldiers and veteran organizations regarding the growing perception that the Army is deploying soldiers to Iraq and Afghanistan who are medically unfit,” the executive summary states. Army Times
Now, why does this not surprise me? My song since 2003.
and finished the body
and a close-up of the Phoenix Head
Now, on to the steeks…