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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 249-10
March 30, 2010

Force Structure Actions at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington Announced

                The Department of the Army announced today the planned activation of the National Center for Telehealth and Technology at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

 

                This stationing action represents an increase of eight military and 67 civilian authorizations and is expected to be completed in April 2010. 

 

                The mission of the National Center for Telehealth and Technology is to foster, develop, research, and deploy technology solutions for psychological health and traumatic brain injury and deliver relevant, evidence-based applications for our warriors, veterans, and their families. 

 

                This force structure action complies with the recommendations of the President’s Commission on Care for America’s Returning Wounded Warriors (Dole/Shalala Report) and the assistant secretary of defense (health affairs) memorandum, Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury.

 

                Point of contact for this notification is Lt. Col. Lee M. Packnett, 703-614-2487, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Army.