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Defense Health Agency

DHA Director, LTG Ronald J. Place, MD

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What We Do

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. The DHA supports the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high quality health services to Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries and is responsible for driving greater integration of clinical and business processes across the MHS.


As a Combat Support Agency, the Defense Health Agency leads the MHS integration of readiness and health to deliver the Quadruple Aim: increased readiness, better health, better care, and lower cost.


Unified and Ready

Agency Goals

1. Empower and Care for Our People

2. Optimize Operations across the Military Health System

3. Co-create Optimal Outcomes for Health, Well-being and Readiness

4. Deliver Solutions to Combatant Commands

DHA Stakeholder's Report

DHA Strategy Map

Combat Support


DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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