Military health care spending is a large uncontrolled cost within the DOD budget. More than 75 percent of these growing health care costs are due to preventable chronic disorders such as heart and respiratory diseases, stroke, diabetes and non-battle related injuries.
Click on the links below to learn about our approach to improving the health and wellness of Sailors and Marines.
Click here to watch video highlights of the HPW Launch event that took place aboard the USS BATAAN (LHD-5) on October 2, 2012 and features guest speakers U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Adm. Regina Benjamin and U.S Navy Deputy Surgeon General Rear Adm. Michael Mittelman.