Thursday, July 30, 2009

Where Do Strykers Go When They Get Sick?

Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard's 56th Stryker Brigade who are injured or sick make their way to a squat building at Camp Taji, Iraq. It's just down the road from the base's dining facility. It's the home of the unit's medical team, nicknamed "Charlie Med." The team is more likely to treat the flu than it is a combat wound but they are always ready to answer the call. However Scott Detrow reports that does not keep hem from have a wheelchair race or two on the slow nights. Listen to a longer version of the story here. To here all the stories in this series click on the "IRAQ EMBED" Label below.

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