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Air Force improves lactation support for nursing mothers

The Department of the Air Force recently announced new guidance that will improve support to nursing mothers when they return to work after having...

Don’t overlook the signs: Suicide prevention is everyone’s responsibility

One of the messages military members can take away from Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month each September is that it is their responsibility to...

DOD lifts more travel restrictions

When COVID-19 first hit the United States, there was one government agency that implanted agency-wide directives and restrictions in an attempt to control the...

Preventing suicide — starting with myself

There is rarely a day that passes when I do not think of ending my own life. Some days, my depression is an overwhelming weight...

Department of the Air Force pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

Official physical fitness assessments across the Department of the Air Force will resume Jan. 1, 2021, officials announced Sept. 16, 2020. To continue minimizing close...

VASNHS prepares for flu season, encourages vets to get vaccinated

As the world battles the coronavirus, medical professionals are asking individuals to take steps to prepare for the next potentially life-threatening event on the...

#MaskUpNV Honors Healthcare Workers

A troupe of Las Vegas entertainers joined VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Aug. 12 to encourage Nevadans to “Mask Up.” A parade and culminating...

Nevada Guard assists rural county lacking hospital, health clinic

The Nevada National Guard led three COVID-19 community based collection sites Aug. 27 and 28 in Esmeralda County, the state's least populated county lacking...

‘Connect to Protect’ during Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month and this year’s theme is “Connect to Protect.” During this month, and throughout the year, it is...

Tribes, Nevada Guard combine efforts for COVID-19 testing

Nevada Army Guard Spec. Jermaine Longmire usually says “hello” when people drive through a Nevada National Guard-run COVID-19 community-based collection site. But this summer he’s...