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  • A Day That Resonates

     By looking at him you wouldn’t know it, but Tech Sgt. Trevor Brewer, a flight chief with the 72nd Security Forces Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, has deep scars from a day seven years ago that took the lives of two fellow Airmen, and severely wounded two others. His wounds are invisible. He has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Drug-monitoring innovations help providers assist patients

    Two Military Health System innovations are helping ensure best practices for patients with pain, and for those who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. According to Chris Nichols, the Defense Health Agency’s program manager for Enterprise Intelligence and Data Solutions, the MHS Opioid Registry utilizes cutting-edge technology
  • Coping with PTSD: Help is out there

    “I was deployed back in 2005 to Iraq and was in a few firefights, explosions and improvised explosive device incidents.” It was during an explosion that Staff Sgt. Clifton Flint was thrown about 30 feet from where he was standing. He was knocked unconscious for more than 30 minutes and his resulting injuries included traumatic brain injury.
  • Coping with PTSD: Help is out there

    “I was deployed back in 2005 to Iraq and was in a few firefights, explosions and improvised explosive device incidents.” It was during an explosion that Staff Sgt. Clifton Flint was thrown about 30 feet from where he was standing. He was knocked unconscious for more than 30 minutes and his resulting injuries included traumatic brain injury.
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