11 august 2020

Service Chiefs to SecDef: Stop the Handover of Military Hospitals to Defense Health Agency


The heads of the U.S. military branches are calling on the Defense Department to stop the transfer of all medical facilities to the Defense Health Agency, saying the novel coronavirus pandemic has shown that the plan to convey the services' hospitals and clinics to the agency is "not viable."In a memo sent to Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Aug. 5, the secretaries of the Army , Navy and Air Force , along with the branch chiefs of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Space Force , called [...]