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Company recalls at-home respiratory devices
Philips Respironics announced a voluntary recall for certain CPAP, BiLevel PAP, and mechanical ventilator devices due to issues related to deterioration of the sound abatement foam used in these devices. This recall affects CPAP and BiLevel PAP devices manufactured prior to April 26, 2021. The Department of Veterans Affairs has distributed nearly 600,000 of these devices to veterans for home use. An additional 2,000 devices are used within VA in hospital or clinic settings.
Oct. 22, 2021 - The Department of Veterans Affairs is sending notifications to veterans who have been provided a Philips Respironics device to inform them of a recall...

Domestic violence prevention, PCS support discussed during Army senior leader town hall
Secretary of the Army Christine E. Wormuth, Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville, and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston discuss how the Army is improving quality of life for Army families during an Association of the U.S. Army town hall in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 12, 2021.
Oct. 22, 2021 - In an effort to prioritize people and better address the concerns of Army families, senior leaders answered questions about health care, moves and domestic violence during a town hall Oct. 12...

Are you ready for TRICARE Open Season? Don’t forget to update DEERS
Lt. Cmdr. Nick Crossland, assigned to the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), reunites with his family after returning from deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Aaron Lau)
Oct. 22, 2021 - We’re less than a month away from TRICARE Open Season. That means it’s time to start thinking about your and your family’s health care needs for next year. Are you planning to make changes to your TRICARE plan? Will you be...

Register to join Nov. 4 webinar on TRICARE open season
If you have questions about open season, join the TRICARE webinar, “Making the Most of the TRICARE Open Season,” on Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. ET to learn about your coverage options for 2022.
Oct. 22, 2021 - TRICARE Open Season is almost here, so get ready. Starting Nov. 8, you have a chance to make changes to your TRICARE health plan for the upcoming plan year. If you have questions about open season, join the TRICARE webinar,...

Did you know? Knowledge key in cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Awareness Week
Oct. 22, 2021 - What’s a great and free way to protect your devices? Knowledge. Staying informed and practicing good cyber hygiene is the easiest way to ensure you do not become a victim of or easy target for cybercriminals...

State Partnership Program: Argentine Ambassador to the U.S. visits Georgia National Guard
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Samuel Roberts (right), commander of the Marietta-based 4th Civil Support Team, 201st Regional Support Group, Georgia Army National Guard, briefs Jorge Martín Arturo Argüello, the Argentinian ambassador to the U.S., Oct. 19, 2021, at the unit’s headquarters at Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Georgia. Roberts explained unit’s roles and capabilities as part of the Georgia National Guard.
Oct. 22, 2021 - Jorge Martín Arturo Argüello, the Argentine ambassador to the U.S., visited the Marietta-based 4th Civil Support Team, 201st Regional Support Group, Georgia Army National Guard headquarters at Clay National Guard Center Oct...

Feedback Fridays
Feedback Fridays is a weekly forum that aims to connect the 502d Air Base Wing with members of the Joint Base San Antonio community. Questions are collected during commander’s calls, town hall meetings and throughout the week.
Oct. 22, 2021 - If you have a question or concern, please send an email to jbsapublicaffairs@gmail.com using the subject line “Feedback Fridays.” Questions will be further researched and published as information becomes available...
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