Nellis opens two lactation rooms for breastfeeding moms

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. DarbasieChaplain (Capt.) Sarah Sampas, 99th Air Base Wing Chaplain, holds her child at the Nellis Chapel...

Stop the Bleed teaches crisis care

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. DarbasieTech. Sgt. Shanae Gallashaw, 99th Inpatient Operations Squadron critical care technician, and 1st Lt. Megan Huntley,...

Non-combat-related PTSD counseling offered

Courtesy photographRay, a Vietnam veteran, graduates from Non-PTSD class with a VA Behavioral Health provider. The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System now offers a...

Summer is here … be safe!

June 21 marked the first day of the summer season; however, Nevada’s season high temperatures tend to be felt prior to June. In fact,...

Service members must be physically ready for deployment, CSM Troxell says

Army photograph by Sgt. Kelsey MillerSoldiers assigned to 1st Stryker Brigade executed the proposed Army Combat Readiness Test (ACRT) on Ready First Field,...

Explaining TRICARE annual cost increases

Population growth, aging, and price increases for medical goods and services drive many health care costs in the U.S. In any given year, these price...

May is better hearing, speech month at VA

Courtesy photo Daniel Ford served as a helicopter crew chief for 15 of his 22 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Between the noises from the...

Limiting alcohol for better health

Alcohol and substance abuse affects veterans more than the average American, and the numbers are growing. For veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and...

Creech winter safety tips

The winter holidays bring family fun, festivities and traditions, but also brings extra safety precautions to take into consideration. Prepare vehicles: * Tire air pressure...

Healthier life: Controlling stress eating

We all have multiple stressors in our life, whether it be due to work, home, exercising or not eating a nutritionally adequate diet. As...