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Exercising on a hot, humid day can be dangerous, even deadly.

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.)   Exercising on a hot, humid day can be dangerous, even deadly.  As the climate continues to stiffen,  training at Fort Benning becomes even more challenging.   For several years the Maneuver Center of Excellence has scheduled Physical Training runs and foot marches for early morning

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Medics become first to complete new Paramedic course on Fort Benning

Shown are students who completed the first Track II Paramedic course sponsored by Southern Union State Community College, Martin Army Community Hospital, and the Fort Benning Army Continuing Education Center. Front row (l-r) Sgt. Sabrina Hernandez, Sgt, Steve Miller, and Spc. Ryan Asca. Back row (l-r) Sgt. Thomas Werner, 1st Sgt. Richard Pike (instructor), Spc. Zachary Koekenberg, and Spc. David Fletcher (Photo courtesy of Fort Benning Army Continuing Education Center)

Submitted by Hillary Bailey, Fort Benning Education Services Office / FORT BENNING, Ga. – In the late Summer 2015, Sgt. 1st Class Jachen Smith, Martin Army Community Hospital, contacted the Fort Benning Education Center about the need for a local Paramedic program. Smith was passionate about having a program that would benefit the Army with highly-skilled Soldiers, and one that would

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Substance abuse program realigned

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By Reginald Rogers, Martin Army Community Hospital / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 19, 2016) — For years the Army Substance Abuse Program has been an installation asset and separate entity in treating Soldiers who are dealing with alcoholism and substance abuse issues. On Oct. 1, the program underwent changes to better align it with the Army Medical Command to provide

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Women’s Health Clinic focuses on contact, hydrotherapy for expectant mothers

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By Reginald Rogers, Martin Army Community Hospital / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 19, 2016) — The Martin Army Community Hospital Women’s Health Clinic provides numerous invaluable services to ensure the proper health and wellness of women within the Fort Benning Community. Two particular services are increasing in popularity with expectant mothers. They are skin-to-skin contact, and hydrotherapy. According to Maj.

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Martin Army Community Hospital celebrates Midwifery service

MACH's Certified Nurse Midwives, along with mothers and their children, celebrated National Midwifery Week Oct. 2-8 with a birthday festival on Oct. 5. Certified nurse midwives are available 24/7 to provide compassionate, family-centered, low-intervention and evidence-based perinatal care. (Photo Credit: Jenna Hughes)

By Jenna Hughes, Martin Army Community Hospital / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 12, 2016) — Martin Army Community Hospital’s Midwifery Service celebrated National Midwifery Week and its first year of service with a birthday celebration on Oct. 5. Since the first patient delivered in July of last year, the five certified nurse midwives on staff at Martin Army Community Hospital

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Mobile Ops and surgical training stresses importance of teamwork

Maj. James Nelson, an orthopedic surgeon at Martin Army Community Hospital, instructs Soldiers assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital on surgical techniques while in the field.

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / The 14th Combat Support Hospital and Martin Army Community Hospital teamed up for mobile operating training Sept. 20 – Sept. 22 in front of the old Martin Army Community Hospital. The three days of training covered treating head trauma, orthopedic surgery and dental surgery in a combat environment. Maj. James Nelson, an orthopedic

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