The unit's first formal training occurred from July 1 to August 22, 1942, in Pageland, SC, where it participated in maneuvers with the 3rd Evacuation Hospital
. Then from August 24 to September 16, the 8th Evac participated in additional training at Fort Benning, Georgia.
The Vietnam War: In May 1966 the 12th Evacuation Hospital
was sent to an "undisclosed location" in the Pacific.
Early on the morning of September 13, the women of the 95th Evacuation Hospital
Group who had been at Bizerte were asleep aboard the British hospital ship Newfoundland outside Salerno when the vessel was struck by a German bomb, set afire, and sunk.
He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War serving as a medic with the 121st Evacuation Hospital
In his book, This Just In, What I Couldn't Tell You On TV, Schieffer wrote about the men he covered in Vietnam during a visit to the 93rd Evacuation Hospital
at Bien Hoa.
Army where he was commanding officer and chief of surgery at the 121 Evacuation Hospital
in Seoul, Korea.
The unit eventually arrived at Long Binh adjacent to the 24th Evacuation Hospital
and became fully operational by September 1967.
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He later transferred to the Third Evacuation Hospital
where the early use of blood transfusion was underway; type "O" blood contributed by German prisoners-of-war into gallon jugs, iced and packed in sawdust, was administered to American wounded in shock.
Dole lay there for nine hours before he was finally taken to an evacuation hospital
. He was later transported to the Winter General Army Hospital in Topeka, Kan., where he continued his painful recovery, and then later, to Percy Jones Army Medical Center in Rattle Creek, Mich.