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HQMC Semper Fit Hosts Dietary Supplements Training
Pictured from left to right: Andrea Lindsey, Operation Supplement Safety Program Manager; Dr. Patricia Deuster, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences/Consortium on Health and Military Performance Program Director; Dr. Terry Boos, United States Drug Enforcement Agency; CDR Jason Humbert, United States Food & Drug Administration; Ms. Jill Furman, United States Department of Justice; Dr. Robert Durkin, United States Food & Drug Administration; Ms. Mary Johnson, United States Federal Trade Commission; Andrea Aguirre, USMC Health Promotion Program Manager

On March 20, 2018, HQMC's Semper Fit Branch hosted a Dietary Supplements Training aboard MCB Quantico. All branches of service attended the training which included experts in the field from the University of Arkansas, the National Institute of Health, the Department of Justice, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and other federal agencies. Topics included an overview of dietary supplement use in the U.S. military, what MOSs can't use any form of dietary supplements, and the use of high-risk supplements which can cause positive urinalysis results, even if they are not otherwise illegal. Participants walked away with tons of new information to share in the operating forces.

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