AMEDD: Keeping the Army Fit to Fight
By LTG Eric B. Schoomaker
Staffed by more than 70,000 professionals, the U.S. Army Medical Department performs critical missions worldwide, from treating and healing sick and wounded soldiers to protecting and caring for the Army family.
Saving Lives in Afghanistan
Text and Photographs by Paul Avallone
Embedded nine months with a unit in a remote part of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, Paul Avallone chronicles some of the daily lifesaving tasks performed by the staff of a combat support hospital at Forward Operating Base Salerno.
Best Sapper 2009
Text and Photographs by Dennis Steele
Thirty-four teams of Army Engineers go head to head in the grueling 52-hour-long Best Sapper Competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams: Supporting a Combat Veteran’s Family
In response to an Army mom’s e-mail seeking advice on how to help her redeploying son adjust to civilian life after 15 months in Iraq, combat veterans offer their thoughts, share their experiences and recommend various means of support.