Tuesday Health.mil News Round-Up: Ticks, mosquitoes and fleas, oh my…; Motivational Monday Message: “From the rooter to the tooter”; Training flight medics




Ticks, mosquitoes and fleas, oh my…

Mosquitoes, ticks, fleas and numerous other pests form a family of creatures known as arthropods. They are with us year-round, and make themselves known in the hot months of the year, mainly June, July and August, when families, and especially children, stand the risk of being bitten.


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Motivational Monday Message: “From the rooter to the tooter”

I had the rare opportunity to go back to my hometown of Waynesboro, Mississippi, last week while on leave. It didn’t take long before word spread around town that I had come home, which led to many relatives and friends stopping by to visit. If you have a family like mine, it really doesn’t take much of a reason to have a celebratory cookout. And that’s exactly what we did. 


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Motivational Monday

Training flight medics

When thinking of Fort Rucker, most people think about helicopters flying high above the Wiregrass, but not many know that there is a whole host of training that goes on a little more behind the scenes across the installation.


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