Women's Health Portal

Last Updated: July 12, 2023
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According to a 2020 Department of Defense report prepared by the Defense Health BoardExternal Link, the U.S. active-duty force is approximately 17 percent women, which means there are almost a quarter of a million military women. Active-duty women fill most military occupations and specialties, including ground combat roles. 

The DCPH-A supports military women by ensuring relevant resources and information to address common topics are readily available in this Women's Health Portal. 

Another highly recommended resource is the ​DHA Women's Health Portal​External Link.  


​Women's Health Clinical Community/Pr​ofessionals Resources:

  • ​​Women and Infant Clinical Community (WICC)External Link (CAC required): defines, prioritizes, and implements initiatives to enable readiness by improving women and infant health care in the Military Health System. 


  • Walk-in Contraceptive Services​External Link at military hospitals or clinics for all active duty service members and, on a space-available basis, eligible beneficiaries capable of becoming pregnant (e.g., women, transgender males, non-binary individuals) 
  • TRICARE Women's Health pageExternal Link​ comprehensive women’s health services available to you in the Military Health System at every stage of your life 
  • Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Women's HealthExternal Link provides female Sailors and Marines, operational leadership, and providers with the resources to learn how to increase female force readiness, resiliency, and deployability. ALSO, find links for Ab​ortion and Access to Reproductive Health resources applicable to all military branches. 

  • Servicewomen get healthcare answers on a mobile app. See the Deployment Readiness Education for Servicewomen (DRES). 


  • Breastfeeding and Pregnancy 


Topics covered in this section include: ​​

  • ​Deployment Health



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For services available through the Military Health System, visit their Women's HealthExternal Link webpage. ​