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AIDS In The US Military

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mongolia, UNAIDS Sign Partnership Agreement to Combat HIV/AIDS Among Military Personnel

Mongolian officials on Tuesday signed a partnership agreement with UNAIDS to fight HIV/AIDS among the country's military, according to a UNAIDS release . The partnership agreement, which was signed by Mongolian Minister of Defense Jugderdemidiin... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Experts Discuss How HIV/AIDS Among Military Personnel Creates Threat to Government Stability Worldwide

Health experts on Tuesday as part of a six-day training course in San Antonio hosted by the Defense Institute for Medical Operations , said that the spread of HIV among military personnel worldwide is a "threat the to stability of governments around... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Impacting Military Readiness Across African Continent

The HIV/AIDS pandemic is affecting African military troops' ability to defend their countries and operate peacekeeping missions on the continent, the AP/ USA Today reports. The Pretoria, South Africa-based Institute for Security Studies ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv and the military

I would like to know what is the u.s navy's policy on hiv? I found out that I am hiv+ four weeks ago and I think that the person who gave it to me is in the navy. Can someone have hiv and stil serve in the navy? I know that you can not have hiv...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
To the best of my knowledge, the military tests for HIV every six months, and no, a positive person is not allowed to continue to serve.... Read more »

HIV positive/military

Hi,Last week a friend of mine tested positive for HIV. He is a Captain in the airforce.I do know that people can not enter the military if they test positive, but what about members who are already in the military. I have looked at the questions...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
As I understand current military practice, employees are tested for HIV periodically and are removed from active duty if they test positive, even if they are stationed in the US. This practice pre-dates Clinton and will probably last well past Bush... Read more »

dumb military guy is back .

hi,after getting tested at 3 months and 6 months for hiv 1 and 2 with an rapid test, which both came back negative and then 9 ,10,12 months and just recently 24 months just for hiv1, which were all negative. i was fine for alittle while but then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Military Guy,The window period for HIV-2 is the same as HIV-1. Your negative HIV-2 tests at three and six months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. (No John McCain. No Sarah "I can see Russia from my... Read more »

RE: HIV and the military

Regarding a previous question about HIV and the military, if a service member is diagnosed while on active duty, he or she continues to serve. Only if medical issues prohibit performing their duties are they medically retired. The Department of...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Thank you for the information.... Read more »
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hiv sites for military?

Posted by 21157, 4 Replies
is there any hiv military people here? Read more »

Military pilot with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Thank you for providing this forum. I tested positive for HIV in
February of this year. I began three drug therapy immediately and
my last test for viral loadon 7 April indicated that the virus
was at undetectable levels. I am quite thankful for... Read more »

hiv a big risk in military??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i was tested negative for hiv and am thankful for it ..my life long dream is to become an Army Ranger.. i was just wondering if hiv is a big risk in the military now? thank you

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Looking for HIV+ Military guys in MA

Posted by gregg629
Hey guys. 34yo in Boston, looking for HIV+ Military guys in the New England or MA area. You can write me back at gregg629@aol.com

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