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September 2017
USAMRD-W director, LTC Oscar Cabrera

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Introducing new USAMRD-W director, LTC Oscar Cabrera

It is my honor to serve with the unit here at JBLM as I was assigned to this unit when it was headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. It was then known as the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit-Europe, USAMRU-E.

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Last Modified Date: 27 Sep 2017
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Highlights From This Issue

  • Madigan Research Day
  • Visit from MRMC
  • Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange
  • Achievement Medals
  • Resilience Training

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In The News

  • Introducing new USAMRD-W director, LTC Oscar CabreraIt is my honor to serve with the unit here at JBLM as I was assigned to this unit when it was headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. It was then known as the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit-Europe, USAMRU-E.
  • Key findings from MHAT-Korea publishedBehavioral health researchers from US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (MRMC) led the first mental health advisory team (MHAT) mission in PACOM.
  • Organizational Culture StudiesThe U.S. Army Medical Research Directorate-West (MRD-W) is working with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) on a series of studies examining the effects of organizational culture on unit climate, health and well-being, and performance.
  • Resilience Training Curriculum for OCSKey findings on the relationship between insufficient sleep and combat mission performance from a 2016 manuscript authored by MAJ Matt LoPresti have been incorporated into the resilience training curriculum for Officer Candidate School (OCS).
  • Visit from MRMCOn 8 May, MG Barbara R. Holcomb and CSM David Rodgers spent time with the MRD-W team during a week-long visit to JBLM.

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