25 Apr '12, 10am

Enroute critical care nurses take pride in what they do - saving lives #Afghanistan

Enroute critical care nurses take pride in what they do - saving lives #Afghanistan

BAGRAM, Afghanistan - As they all sit around the picnic table playing board games, ping pong or just sitting around getting to know each other waiting on that unwanted call, they all drop what their doing to run out to an awaiting aircraft to take them to pick the wounded. The teams are made up of experienced, skilled soldiers who are completely committed to the mission. Enroute critical care nurses take pride in what they do in saving lives. "The ECCN program is approximately 2-3 years old. The character of the program has evolved continuously and one of the more recent changes was attaching the nurses to the Medical Evacuation Company," said U.S. Army Maj. Graham Bundy, Charlie Company 3/82 Task Force Talon. ECCN, mission is to provide intratheater critical care transport of casualties (human and canine) aboard rotary and fixed wing evacuation platforms from Role I/ Role...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/78464/

Tweets

What’s In A Word? The Critical Role Of Keyword Selection For Business Growth

What’s In A Word? The Critical Role Of Keyword ...

searchengineland.com 24 Apr '12, 6pm

Marthe types the word “Melkeallergi” into Google.no, searching for information about a health condition she’s worried abou...

That lives might be saved. 50th Anniversary of RAF Search and Rescue Training Unit

That lives might be saved. 50th Anniversary of ...

raf.mod.uk 27 Apr '12, 8am

For the past half century Royal Air Force search and rescue helicopter crews trained by an RAF Valley based unit have save...

News: Prince Philip honours REME soldiers for w...

mod.uk 25 Apr '12, 2pm

Personnel from 3 Close Support Battalion REME recently returned from a demanding six-month deployment in Afghanistan. Duri...

Welsh Cavalry return from Afghanistan

mod.uk 25 Apr '12, 9am

Over fifty soldiers from C Squadron of 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG) were greeted by their families and friends whe...

Consider giving a donation to @MilitaryBlood. Blood, not care packages, save lives

Consider giving a donation to @MilitaryBlood. B...

army.mil 04 May '12, 7pm

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Temisha Yalledy sat in a lawn chair in the Special Events Center, wiping the tears from her eyes wit...

IAVA #vets demand accountability as @DeptVetAffairs' underreports mental health care delays. Our statement:

IAVA #vets demand accountability as @DeptVetAff...

iava.org 25 Apr '12, 11pm

“Right now, the VA is facing a serious gap in trust and leadership. Our veterans deserve accountability from the top down....

Parents want Army to care for shooting suspect

militarytimes.com 29 Apr '12, 9pm

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/04/army-eisenhauer-parents-letter-son-traumatized-042912w/ Parents want Army to car...

Ecuador's Unique Plan to Forego Oil Extraction ...

treehugger.com 27 Apr '12, 5pm

It's not a new idea, but it remains a revolutionary one: Fight climate change in part by paying biomass-rich nations to pr...