The Navy is reconsidering its plan to reduce medical staff — part of a military-wide review of 18,000 proposed job cuts in health fields — in response to lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, the service’s top doctor said Thursday.
As part of a massive effort to reform the military health system, the Defense Department announced in 2019 that the services would reduce their uniformed medical staff by roughly 18,000, mainly by attrition — not filling jobs after a service member departs — but also through reductions of billets….continue reading this article here
Article by: Patricia Kime
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