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  • 17th MDG, 312th TRS create 1st Human Performance Team for DOD fire academy

    “The Human Performance Team consists of a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a physical therapist, a physical medicine technician, and a sports psychologist,” said Staff Sgt. Travis Herr, 17th Medical Group physical medicine technician. “They spend time at the fire academy providing

  • DOD makes masks mandatory on all US military installations

    The Defense Department on Feb. 4 issued an order requiring all service members and civilians on U.S. military installations—whether indoors or outdoors—to wear a mask to try to limit the spread of COVID-19, with limited exceptions. However, vaccines against the new coronavirus remain voluntary, and

  • COVID-19 Testing: What does TRICARE cover?

    Coronavirus Testing CoverageTRICARE covers COVID-19 tests when medically necessary. Medically necessary means it is appropriate, reasonable, and adequate for your condition. A TRICARE-authorized provider must order the test and must perform the test at a TRICARE-authorized lab of facility.