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Air Force, Army Medevacs 30 Patients

Story by SSgt Gregory Nash on 09/12/2019 Chaos ensues on the flightline as 30 battered and bruised patients ail from injuries suffered during simulated wartime contingencies. Responsible for rapidly responding and stabilizing the situation, a special crew of U.S. Air Force and Army medical professionals rush to the scene with read more

10th Mountain Division Surgeon Inducted Into Order Of Military Medical Merit

Story by PV2 Anastasia Rakowsky on 08/27/2019 Lt. Col. Jason Ferguson was inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit on August 16 at Fort Drum, New York. The Order of Military Medical Merit recognizes members of the medical field who have served for over 12 years and have made read more

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Fort Shafter

Outside Honolulu, Fort Shafter has been home to the senior Army headquarters in Hawaii for almost a century. When the post opened in 1907, it was named forMaj. Gen. William R. Shafter (1835-1906), who led the U.S. expedition to Cuba in 1898. Tripler Army Medical Center, Fort DeRussy and the read more

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U.S. Army, Pacific USARPAC commands Army forces in the Asia-Pacific region, the largest area of responsibility in the Department of Defense, covering half the globe, including dozens of countries, from its headquarters at Fort Shafter. Major USARPAC subordinate commands include 8th Army; I Corps; U.S. Army Alaska; U.S. Army Japa read more