Privacy & Security Notice
The Army Medicine Web site is a public information service
provided by the Office of the Army Surgeon General, Public Affairs,
and the Directorate of Information Management, Fort Detrick, Md.
Information presented on this Web site is considered public
information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate
byline/photo/image credits is requested.
For site management,
information is collected for statistical purposes. This
government computer system uses software programs to create summary
statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what
information is of most and least interest, determining technical
design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains
available to all users, this government computer system employs
software programs to monitor network traffic to identify
unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise
Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other
attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage
habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are
scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National
Archives and Records Administration Guidelines General Schedule 20.
All data collection activities are in strict accordance with DOD
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on
this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1987 and the National Information
Infrastructure Protection Act.
If you have any questions or comments about the information
presented here, please contact us.
DO NOT Send Unencrypted Personal Health
Information (PHI) or Personal Identifiable Information (PII)
Information in E-Mail Form.