Dorothy Mills-Gregg reports on all aspects relating to veterans and military health care. Before reporting for Military.com and becoming obsessed with the Defense Health Agency transition, she was a city government reporter for a daily newspaper in Bakersfield, California. She has worked as a freelancer around Sacramento covering a range of issues and briefly wrote bill analyses for the Assembly Speaker's office. She is an award-winning photographer with a degree specializing in politics and national security from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. Email: Dorothy.Mills-Gregg@Monster.com
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A new online petition asks President Donald Trump to sign an executive order creating a War on Drugs Service Medal.
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Institutional Failures Found at VA Facility After Veteran's Parking Lot Suicide
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What About My Spouse? Confusion at Some Bases as New Commissary Access Begins
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One Casualty of the Pentagon’s Renewed Focus on Readiness: Army Tax Prep Centers
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Tricare Panel Votes to End Coverage of Brand-Name Viagra, Cialis
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IG Survey of Military Moves Finds Late Shipments, Missed Warnings
During the IG review period, it found the joint shipping offices issued 25 warnings, but there were 124 late shipments.
National Guard Deploys as Puerto Rico Assesses Damage from Recent Quakes
The Puerto Rico National Guard has been activated after the strongest earthquake in a century shook the U.S. territory.
Military Medical Merger Should Lead to Faster Hospital Admission, Officials Say
Patients should expect to be admitted faster and receive better access to specialized care at Lewis-McChord's medical center.
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Improvements should include faster prescription pickups and painless appointment booking off base, he said.
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