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September 2013 Special Report

Articles

The "Mass Casualty" alarm could be heard over loud speakers throughout Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman Province, Afghanistan. Health care specialists at the troop medical clinic rushed to prepare for an influx of patients during a mass...
Troops from the Indonesian army and the U.S. Army gave free medical treatment and dental screenings to over 200 local residents at a public health day held at the Kostrad Medical Clinic in Cilodong, Indonesia, in June 19. The event was held at the...
U.S. Army Reserve medical troops cranked up the pace – and the volume – to better train their Indonesian Army counterparts in Bogor, Indonesia recently. The medics, assigned to the Hawaii-based 1984th U.S. Army Reserve Hospital, put about two dozen...
The Army hosted a panel discussion in New York City to address building and maintaining resilient soldiers, families and Department of the Army civilians. Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John Campbell was joined on the panel by Roger Goodell,...
A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, was dispatched July 2, to the Caribbean Sea to help locate two Americans, one Canadian and six Hondurans, who had last been...
Sgt. Ryan Long met with Boston Marathon bombing victim J.P. Norden at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., June 12, to encourage him on his road to recovery. While on patrol in Afghanistan last year, Long was injured when...
Approximately 1,500 surgeries were performed at Fort Eustis, Va., in 2012. This year, the McDonald Army Health Center plans to perform another 2,000 – and that’s the lowest estimate. After opening in June, the new operating rooms at McDonald Army...
Surgeons using robots in the operating room at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the nation’s largest military medical treatment facility, ensure many patients experience less pain, less blood loss, and shorter recovery times, according...
Afghan Uniformed Police (AUP) members received training on field medical techniques from soldiers with Security Force Assistance Team (SFAT) Tombstone at the Spin Boldak District Police Headquarters, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. SFAT Tombstone,...