Armed Services Blood Bank
The Armed Services Blood Bank (ASBP) plays a key role in providing quality blood products for service members and their families in both peace and war. As a joint operation among the military services (Army, Navy, Air Force), the ASBP has many components working together to collect, process, store, distribute, and transfuse blood worldwide.
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute
The Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) celebrates five decades of advancements in the protection of soldiers and citizens. The AFRRI mission is to preserve the health and performance of U.S. military personnel and to protect humankind through research that advances understanding of the effects of ionizing radiation. To these ends and using its unique resources, the institute collaborates with other government facilities, academic institutions, and civilian laboratories in the United States and other countries to research the biological effects of ionizing radiation. In addition, it provides medical training and emergency response to manage incidents related to radiation exposure.