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Volume 7, No. 13     November 30, 2011
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Recent incidents regarding the photocopying of military identification cards and common access cards (CAC), by commercial establishments to verify military affiliation or provide government rates for service, have been reported.

Personnel are reminded that the photocopying of US Government Identification is a violation of Title 18, US Code Part I, Chapter 33, Section 701 and punishable by both fine and/or imprisonment.
The Scientific Program Committee for the 2012 USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium invites officers to submit an abstract for presentation at the Symposium, which will be held June 19 through 21, 2012 at the University of Maryland, College Park, in the Washington, DC. The theme for the 2012 Symposium is Prevention Strategies for a Healthy Nation: Building on the Basics of Public Health. The deadline for submissions is December 21, 2011.
The 2011 National Conference on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Historic Times, Extraordinary Solutions was held on October 15-19, 2011 at Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland. The conference was attended by health care professionals from county, state and federal corrections.

The goal of the conference was to present the most up to date and useful information in the correctional health care field. Various presentations focused on the best practices in administration, infectious disease, special populations, legal issues, oral health and professional development...