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May 16, 2017

MCAHC pharmacy cuts hours, shortens wait times

In today’s military, units are constantly looking to make improvements and achieve growth in customer care. This is no different for the medical professionals at McDonald Army Health Center at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

April 5, 2017

Service members honor Women’s History Month

Members of the Joint Base Langley-Eustis community gathered to celebrate those who have challenged the role of women, in both business and the paid labor force, during a ceremony at Fort Eustis, March 31, 2017.

Oct. 19, 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: early detection saves lives

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ women’s health clinics and mammography departments are encouraging women during October, recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to come in for regularly scheduled women’s health appointments and mammograms in order to detect and possibly prevent breast cancer.

Sept. 28, 2016

Kids Move helps fight obesity

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and one in three children in the U.S. are overweight or obese. A survey of the data for McDonald Army Health Center in 2010 showed a similar prevalence of overweight and obesity in our military dependent children. The U.S. military needs volunteers to be healthy enough to answer the call for military service, but with more than 12.7 million overweight and obese children and teenagers in the U.S. the ability to meet this call is in jeopardy.