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(Air Force) Western Medicine helping in Afghanistan

April 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Air Force News, Corpsman.com News

  From AirForcetimes.com KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Abdul Bachery fell off a roof when he was 10 and spent seven years limping around with a dislocated right knee. In March, after spending nearly half his life injured, Bachery finally found help. An Afghan orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Nik Mohammad Shinwad, reconstructed Bachery’s knee at Kandahar Regional […]

Airman Fighting to stay on Active Duty after Botched Surgery

I hope the Air Force does the right thing and supports this Airman and keeps him on A/D!! Airman 1st Class Colton Read looked up from his hospital bed into the face of his wife. A tube down his throat kept him from talking. Fighting back tears, Jessica Read told her 20-year-old husband that doctors […]

Care Costs Rise as Veterans Population Declines.

All of our heroes from WWII and Korea are dying due to age. The VA is not receiving the savings they thought they would due to the Injured Vets from IRAQ & Afghanistan. Care costs rise as veteran population declines Increase in wounded from Iraq, Afghanistan wars, severity of injuries among reasons By Jennifer C. […]