evacuation hospital


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A field hospital in a combat zone which gives necessary treatment to casualties, but sends serious cases on to fixed hospitals for further care

evacuation hospital

A mobile advance hospital unit that replaces field hospitals and supplements base hospitals.
See also: hospital
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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 Korea.
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.
36TH EVACUATION HOSPITAL (VIETNAM)--November 11-14, 2004, Contact Anne Philiben, Phone (541) 318-5713, Email annephiliben@bendcable.com.
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.