Why are Black Women Joining the US Military at Higher Rates than Men & All Other Racial & Ethnic Groups?

Research Paper Title Desperate Choices: Why Black Women Join the U.S. Military at Higher Rates than Men and All Other Racial and Ethnic Groups. Abstract The enlistment of black women in the U.S. military has been a persistent and growing demographic trend over the past three decades. Black women now constitute nearly one third of all women in… Read More


What is the Impact of Behavioral Health Encounter Dose & Frequency on PTSD Symptoms Among Active Duty Service Members?

Research Paper Title Examining the Impact of Behavioral Health Encounter Dose and Frequency on Post-traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Active Duty Service Members. Background Several factors may influence the standardised delivery and frequency of behavioral health encounters for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in active duty military settings, potentially impacting the effectiveness of care. This retrospective analysis… Read More

What is the Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes & Abnormal Pap Smears Among Women in the US Military Health System?

Research Paper Title Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes and Abnormal Pap Smears Among Women in the Military Health System. Background Human papillomavirus infection (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection among United States Military Servicemembers, and present in the majority of cervical cancers. Many of these infections are preventable, but HPV immunisation is not… Read More

What is the Outcome of Triceps Rupture in the US Military?

Research Paper Title Outcomes of Triceps Rupture in the US Military: Minimum 2-Year Follow-up. Background The objective of this study was to examine the subjective and objective midterm functional clinical outcomes of surgically repaired triceps injuries in a moderate- to high-demand population. Methods The US Military Health System was queried to identify all surgically treated… Read More

Insomnia & Military Performance

Research Paper Title Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia treatment in a military deployed operational setting utilizing enlisted combat medics: a Quality and Process Improvement Project. Abstract Insomnia disorder is a prevalent condition especially among the American military, affecting up to 50% of service members. It is shown to affect military performance. Guidelines recommend the use… Read More

Update: Heat illness & Active Component in the US Armed Forces in 2016

Research Paper Title Update: Heat illness, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016. Abstract In 2016, there were 2,536 incident diagnoses of heat illness among active component service members (incidence rate: 1.96 cases per 1,000 person-years [p-yrs]). The overall crude incidence rates of heat stroke and “other heat illness” were 0.31 and 1.65 per 1,000 p-yrs,… Read More

Varicella Seroepidemiology in US Air Force Recruits

Research Paper Title Varicella seroepidemiology in United States air force recruits: A retrospective cohort study comparing immunogenicity of varicella vaccination and natural infection. Background Infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV) produces lifelong immunity, but duration of post-vaccination immunity has not been established. The purpose of this study is to determine if a difference exists in… Read More