Saturday, December 11, 2004

War increases need for medical personnel (12/11/04)

War increases need for medical personnel

By Linda Leicht
News-Leader Staff

With more than 10,000 Americans wounded so far in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the need for medical personnel is great — both abroad and at home.
"Now we find ourselves a nation at war," Brig. Gen. C. William Fox Jr. told a group of doctors and others at St. John's Hospital Friday morning. Fox, a urologist and surgeon, commands the 44th Medical Command in the United States, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq.

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