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[U.S. Army] Ombudsman Program
The Ombudsman Program functions as a resource in support of service members and their family members who need assistance with a medical related issue. Ombudsmen are D.A. civilians who have been selected for their experience, determination, and passion to help service members. They are located at 35 locations in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Europe. Please click here for a fact sheet on the program, or visit the site linked below.

[DoD] Office of Warrior Care Policy (OWCP)
The WCP provides DoD policy development, oversight, and performance management to support what remains a highest priority for the department: ensuring the nation’s wounded, ill, and injured service members, their families, and caregivers receive the support they need for recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration.

[DoD/VA] Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence (EACE)
The Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence (EACE) is the leading advocate for research and treatment of Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs patients with extremity trauma and amputation. Working with TRICARE, the Military Health System, Veterans Health Administration and other Centers of Excellence, the EACE will lead efforts to enhance collaboration between the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs extremity trauma and amputee care providers and conduct scientific research to minimize the effects of traumatic injuries and improve clinical outcomes.

[DoD] National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE)
The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) is a DoD institute dedicated to providing cutting-edge evaluation, treatment planning, research, and education for service members and their families dealing with the complex interactions of mild traumatic brain injury and psychological health conditions.

Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED)
The Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) is the headquarters command for Navy Medicine. BUMED is where policy and direction are developed toward the patient and family care vision which is carried out by Navy, Marine Corps and civilian personnel throughout the world. BUMED is located at the Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) in Falls Church, VA (just west of Washington, DC), along with the Army and Air Force medical commands.

[U.S. Army] Center for the Intrepid (CFI)
The threefold mission of the CFI is (1) to provide rehabilitation for OIF/OEF casualties who have sustained amputation, burns, or functional limb loss; (2) to provide education to DoD and Department of Veterans Affairs professionals on cutting edge rehabilitation modalities; and (3) to promote research in the fields of orthopaedics, prosthetics, and physical/occupational rehabilitation.

United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment
The United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment provides and enables assistance to wounded, ill and injured Marines, Sailors attached to or in support of Marine units, and their family members in order to assist them as they return to duty or transition to civilian life. The Regimental headquarters element, located in Quantico, VA, commands the operations of two Wounded Warrior Battalions located at Camp Pendleton, CA, and Camp Lejeune, NC, and multiple detachments in locations around the globe.

Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center - Health Promotion and Wellness
The mission of the NMCPHC Health Promotion and Wellness Center is to provide innovative and evidence-based health promotion and wellness (HPW) programs and services that facilitate readiness and resilience, prevent illness and injury, hasten recovery and promote lifelong healthy behaviors and lifestyles. The NMCPHC-HPW vision is to be a world-class Center of Excellence empowering people to live healthier lives.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Combat Casualty Assistance (CCA) Visiting Nurse Program
The CCA Visiting Nurse Program was established in 2006 as an offshoot of the traditional NMCRS Visiting Nurse Program, and exists to provide long-term follow up to Marines and Sailors who have served in combat, and their family members, in order to help them achieve the best possible quality of post-combat life.

[Navy] Comprehensive Combat and Complex Casualty Care (C5)
C5 is a program of care that manages severely wounded, ill, or injured patients from medical evacuation through inpatient care, outpatient rehabilitation, and eventual return to active duty or transition from the military.

Naval Health Research Center
The Naval Health Research Center develops and delivers operational biomedical research solutions that enhance the health, safety, readiness, and performance of our military forces. "Readiness Through Research and Development"