Army Public Health Nursing Branch

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Army Public Health Nursing (APHN/66B) Branch

Army Public Health Nursing (APHN) enables Total Force readiness through promoting population-focused health, mitigating disease and injury, assuring Force Health Protection, informing policy, and responding to emerging health threats.


The APHN Branch of the Army Public Health Center, provides Army-wide strategic leadership to the APHN enterprise. The APHN Branch also provides subject matter expertise and consultation regarding all aspects of the APHN mission, capabilities, and APHN roles and responsibilities to the Army family as well as other Department of Defense (DoD) partners and leaders.

In addition to supporting the operational and professional needs of APHNs throughout the Army, the APHN Branch develops and coordinates evidence-based products, addresses regulatory and policy requirements, and ensures dissemination of information to APHNs and other DoD customers for standardization of services delivered.

More details about Army Public Health Nurses and how to become one are in this trifold.

If you are an Army Public Health Nurse, you can request a copy of an approved presentation to help inform your local installation leaders of the APHN capabilities and roles.

We are seeking nurses who possess strengths in effective communication and critical thinking to protect and promote the health of our Force. Have you considered a career in Army Public Health Nursing? If you are interested in learning more, please contact your local installation Chief, Army Public Health Nurse for more information​.

The APHN Branch encourages those seeking guidance to check out the following public webpages:

Other Useful APHN Resources:

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Last updated: January 30​​, 2023​