DNA Registry Military’s DNA Registry: Is a medical repository that contains genetic profiles of all personnel in military services. The military has a legitimate responsibility of knowing all information about soldiers’ physical fitness, mental abilities, and [ genetic information ] in order to facilitate effectively medical remedies required in addressing health problems. The cohorts in uniform with a broad understanding of genetic diseases and know how to tailoring therapies for hereditary diseases could find DNA registry more useful, for example, when screening recruits whom enlisted for basic military training or officer corps training. It’s vital important for a person to provides DNA sample during medical check-up for proper medical examination and these samples can be used in various circumstances by state. This special catalog under discussion can assist medical screening process in fulfilling any mission requirement. DNA testing in military could ensure troop physical readiness, optimizing their performance and reducing undesirable morbidity and mortality.  Medical examiners in armed forces can employ DNA Registry in identifying some disorders among soldiers which then reduce health risk and enhance mission effectiveness without adversely compromising the welfare of soldiers who perhaps sometimes are not fit to participate in endurable operations and military drills of extreme nature.  DNA registry in the armed forces will change many aspects which mostly entails about security, authentication, identification, access control, medicines and documentation. You should put into consideration that the usual methods we used to record and storing personal data of serviceman is constantly changing as new development of technologies are emerging like advancement of human genome “Big Data” and personalized medicines. The DNA catalog that obtained from all units in the force, can ostensibly assist medics in their operational tasks like identifying the remains of soldiers who might fall victims in some of combat events like the disastrous accidents, (bomb blast and air crashes that involves multiple casualties burned beyond recognition) of course if there is genetic data in a registry created already specifically for each soldier, then it is very easy and cheaper to establish each person identity in a matter of a minute. Another reason for advocating for this particular registry is to move along with a curve of modern world, where human genome is becomingly more relevant as many researches are resurfacing into actual realm of diagnosis and treatment. Genetic screening in military: As the whole world moves on with advanced technologies like biological scanners and phasing out of other medical screening methods. This stringent repository will provide a better coherence in day-to-day medical administrations, where medical officers in uniforms would need a well detailed health-records of all serviceman which is not only concerns about the blood-group alone, but they should also keep a record of soldier’s genetic make-up as well. The DNA catalogs will smoothing-up recruitment process when medical test and screening procedures are conducted in error-free manner since all recruits and draftees are inspected for possible medical fitness that entails recruit's physical wellness and genetic pathologically,of which these are crucial medical readiness required for basic military fitness. The mandatory of genetic screening is an addition to the test of haemoglobinopathies (Hapatitis A,B, cholesterol and etc ), the medical screening of glucose deficiency  and sickle cell traits (that interfere with the metabolism of certain drugs, i.e., antimalarials).  There are some units and missions demand robustness and dexterity such as Special Forces  and Special Ops. These two military environments can exert a serious expansible risk to any ill-healthy soldier. The need for genetic screening as a compulsory mandatory could at least stratify some of those risks  and avert vulnerability related to the mission requirements, so genetic testing can avoid morbidity, loss of manpower and increase mission effectiveness. Military training drills like the ones normally done by the elite soldiers, whom enduring in several gruelling training sessions to reach the satisfactory peak potential, can easily kill any person who suffering from hypertension. We should take note that the welfare of serviceman is subservient to the unit, mission and to the nations’ pride, the poorer the soldiers’ performance is account to the country’s moral dignity.  Several studies indicated that a person who carrying mutations of RYR1 gene that associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia or a sufferer from long QT syndrome, are more susceptible to heat-related problems such as heat stroke and syncope. In extremely hot environments like desert operation, a better priori knowledge of each soldier’s genotype could be desirable to reduce the likelihood of developing exertional rhabdomyolysis by limiting exposure of suspected sufferers to strenuous physical activity and heat. Thus it may be beneficial to the use of genetic information in screening system to selected only members who soundly fit enough. Heed some caution here!  The medical fitness of a human being doesn’t implies the fitness by the physical look, but the fitness itself means both body,spirit and biological wellness of a person. Genetic test can spare people who are suffered from cardiovascular disease variants and other predispositions that increase heart-attacks and faintness during heavy exertions during military training.  Access & restriction: In order to guard against discrimination for members who are asymptomatically tested low in a genomic screening tests, there should be a  genetic regulations. In military traditions commanders have greater access to all information of members under their command than is allowed among civilian organizations and this unlimited access to medical information could lead to some discriminations. NB: Having a genetic predisposition for a certain disease shouldn’t be considered as a straight forward disqualification. The seriousness may varies from what type of service or unit’s specialty, needs total medical optimum. It’s really important to state that access medical information must be kept “out-of-bound” and access only done in conjunction with medical personnel based on standards and policies formulated in ways to maintaining partial fairness and ethical soundness. However, there may be a situation whereby commanders may have autonomy access over those privacy policies and confidentiality for the purpose of military necessity example in the state of national emergency.   It’s also very important to point out that once an soldier leaves the military, the genetic Information accrue from genomic risk tally must be discarded forthwith.   Implementational challenges:  Apart from medical possibilities and legality that regulating genetic testing there are still practical challenges for the implementation of DNA Registry in military institutions as unlike in the civilian world; some reasons are: There ’re not enough genetic experts in armed forces to fill a gap and integrate the genomic system, that comprises of laboratories. Owing to this alone plus the wide naiveness of military commanders. Other approaches are being explored to delivery education via seminars about genetic catalog in modern armed forces. The efforts to educate both health care providers in military who are also very far from genomic concept and commanders at all levels is an odyssey that needs manpower’s efforts. Military’s medicines faces similar opportunities like the outer world and clumsy in adopting genomic medicines, future progress on integrating genomic medicine in military will depend on forging sound policies. Thus, there is an urgent need for more empirical genomic studies in military domains, along the lines of what civilian partners are doing. This article is based on resources from genomic  research through international collaborations, if  there is a question of how to, can be addressed by visiting the official website. (http://genome.gov/27551170)
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