Posts Tagged Operation Iraqi Freedom

Last U.S. Combat Brigade Pulls Out Of Iraq

U.S. Army soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division race toward the border from Iraq into Kuwait Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. The soldiers are part of the last combat brigade to leave Iraq as part of the drawdown of U.S. forces. (AP Photo/ Maya Alleruzzo)

“KHABARI CROSSING, Kuwait — As their convoy reached the barbed wire at the border crossing out of Iraq on Wednesday, the soldiers whooped and cheered. Then they scrambled out of their stifling hot armored vehicles, unfurled an American flag and posed for group photos.

For these troops of the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, it was a moment of relief fraught with symbolism. Seven years and five months after the U.S.-led invasion, the last American combat brigade was leaving Iraq”

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Combat Medicine in OIF

CAPT Michael Vengrow, MC, USNR on Combat Medicine in OIF.

Combat Medicine in OIF

Combat Medicine in OIF Netcast

CAPT Vengrow discusses his experience in OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and discusses the challenges the U.S. Military faces with battlefield healthcare in its current wars. He ellaborates on how the fighting in the Global War on Terror will require new ways of approaching combat medicine.

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