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Does The Military Test For Aids?

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HIV Testing with Military Inoculations

Good Evening Doctor Frascino,My question regards HIV testing and current day US Military inoculations. During my 12 year military stint I was literally a lab rat/pin cushion and received a ton of immunization shots. Most recently were the HEP A and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. You have overwhelming evidence to prove this, including multiple negative HIV tests out to nine months plus the negative test of your Naughty Lady of Shady Lane at four months! A negative... Read more »

testing overseas at military clinic

Dear Dr. Holodniy,I would appreciate your suggestions on how I should talk to my clinic about a... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India to Start HIV Testing Military Recruits

On Friday, President Abdul Kalam said India will soon test all new armed forces recruits for HIV. Officials said the testing will begin in October. "The military will be testing for HIV in new recruits and undertake prenatal examination of wives of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Examines Southern African Militaries' Approaches to Controlling HIV/AIDS

The Chicago Tribune on Tuesday examined how Southern Africa's militaries, "after years of struggling to come to grips with [HIV/]AIDS in their ranks, are turning into some of the most effective combatants against the virus in Africa." With... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PBS' "Wide Angle" Examines Role of Angolan Military in Fighting HIV/AIDS

PBS' "Wide Angle ," a weekly series of one-hour international documentaries, tonight will focus on the Angolan military's "bold attempt" to fight HIV/AIDS, which poses a "dire threat" to the region's stability. The episode, titled "AIDS Warriors ,"... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Profiles U.S. Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS in African Militaries

The Boston Globe on Tuesday profiled international efforts to fight AIDS among African soldiers, who are at a high risk of contracting HIV because they spend long periods away from home and may visit sex workers. The U.S. Department of Defense ... Read more »
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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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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+/Military/Suicide

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I don't know, ever since I've been infected I just keep wanting to die. I joined the service a decade ago to fight, now I have the chance, and with orders to the Sandbox in hand I pop HIV+. It doesn't make sence, I am in such a low risk group but... Read more »

Military testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just do it !
I was paralyzed in fear for nine months.
Tested negative.
Still do not have a clue on how to handle + girlfriend but now can at least breath. Medical staff very understanding. Read more »