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AIDS In The US Military

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Military and HIV

I had sex with a man from the Army (im a women) and he was deployed to Iraq maybe 3 weeks later. I was wondering if they test him for HIV since hes in the military and going for his 2nd deployment to Iraq? We did use a condom but he tried to put it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I think concern is warranted on two fronts:1.If the tip went in, there is at least some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. As this exposure was incredibly brief, the risk is extremely remote, but not completely nonexistent. It's also... Read more »

HIV Testing with Military Inoculations

Good Evening Doctor Frascino,My question regards HIV testing and current day US Military... Read more »

You are wrong about HIV in the military

Hello,I read a recent question you answered about an Air Force capt who was diagnosed with HIV. I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 the world," the San Antonio... Read more »
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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Army to Make HIV/AIDS Part of Military Training, General Says

...to leave in the spirit of togetherness to fight the epidemic." Nyakairima made the announcement at the close of a three-day military HIV/AIDS conference for senior officers. During the conference -- which was organized by the African Union and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Ministry of Defense Encourages Wives of Military Personnel to Take HIV Prevention Measures

... India's Ministry of Defence has launched a campaign to encourage the wives of military personnel to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS following the "rapid spread" of the disease through the country's military, the Financial Read more »
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HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
...me alone because I did the greatest work for him), but I'll further admit that there was a lot of fear about being gay in the Military. I would like to know who all is having issues, fears, doubts, whatever about disclosing their HIV status in... Read more »

Military pilot with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...levels. I am quite thankful for this. I live in a world of the double edge sword as most AIDS/HIV patients do, however I am a military pilot and I am grounded because of my HIV status. I cannot be deployed overseas and I must be assigned to a ... Read more »

hiv sites for military?

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

HIV+/Military/Suicide

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...kills me but I save the child. Or something like that. One way ticket to the Clouds. I just feel like I am a liability to the Military and my live is meaningless, I don't do anyone any good. I'm a oxygen thieft. I used to be king of the hill,... Read more »