This report is based, in part, on contributions by E Gourdine, MS, 31st Combat Support Hospital
; A O'Brien, MPH, MultiNational Corps, Baghdad, Iraq.
One soldier was killed, and two were wounded and brought to the a combat support hospital
The medics were from the 339th Combat Support Hospital
, a Reserve medical unit based in Pennsylvania.
The challenges we faced weren't unique to the 28th Combat Support Hospital
. In a six-month span we built a team, achieved goals, and overcame some significant challenges.
In 2003, the 28th Combat Support Hospital
(CSH) was deployed to Iraq with a compliment of nurses that included nurse practitioners.
He spent 11 months working in the combat support hospital
. Due to his experiences, he would like to implement programs to educate service people, teachers and heroes about the homebuying process.
Bruce McVeigh, commander of the 1st Medical Brigade at Fort Hood, Texas, and recent commander of 28th Combat Support Hospital
Emond, who has also worked in a combat support hospital
and in adolescent health, said, "The kids are why I'm here."
Not surprisingly, we also see a fair number of patients who have psychiatric conditions, requiring immediate treatment at the Combat Support Hospital
before they are evacuated stateside via Landsthul Regional Medical Center in Germany.
Jeff Refiner, 23, is treated by medics and doctors of the 10th Combat Support Hospital
minutes after he was wounded by an IED that impacted on his Humvee outside Baghdad.
Currently residing at Ibn Sina is the 86th Combat Support Hospital
out of Fort Campbell, KY.