Category: News – Medical
by Capt. Anastasia Wasem 438th Air Expeditionary Wing 5/23/2013 – KABUL, Afghanistan– “My goal is to be a pilot,” said Afghan Air Force 2nd Lt. Awal Khan Safi, pilot trainee at Shindand Air Base, Afghanistan. “I want to be able to provide the best air support possible, especially casualty evacuation, to soldiers on the ground.” [...]
Story by Albanian Army Lt. Zamir Sadikaj, NTM-A Public Affairs Good hospital care means good hospitality. To an Albanian doctor serving with Afghan medical staff in Kabul, hospitality is a key to providing quality medical care. “I like working with the Afghan medical personnel here. We have a very good relationship,” said [...]
Story by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Weir, NTM-A Public Affairs Camp Shombak, Afghanistan – 2ndLt. Azizullah Kohestani, from Afghanistan’s Kapsa province, has served in the ANA for three years, and has trained for more than a year to become one of the country’s first military Bio-Medical Electronics Technicians (BMETs). “I [...]
Story by U.S. Navy Navy Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Sean Weir, NTM-A Public Affairs (Camp Shorbak, Afghanistan) – Coalition and Afghan National Army service members worked together to create Afghanistan’s first Air Transportable Treatment Unit (ATTU) at Camp Shorbak in Helmand Province in early May. It is the first of eight ATTUs scheduled [...]
1/24/2013 – KABUL-The commanders of the Afghan Air Force and NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan signed two operational decrees Jan. 23, 2013, implementing procedures to improve air response to Afghan battlefield casualties by the AAF’s new Cessna C-208 fleet and its Mi-17 helicopters. The decrees address the high-priority missions of evacuation of wounded personnel (CASEVAC) and [...]
KRMH treats 20 percent of the total ANA battle injuries and support 27 percent of all intensive care unit admissions for the ANA that occur in the entire country of Afghanistan. The hospital averages 650 hospital bed days per month, said Sadiq.
“The money came from Camp Eggers personnel donations but the clothing, toys and school supplies came from our friends and family back home and from soldiers and contractors here on Camp Eggers,” said Volunteer Community Relations Program Director, Sgt. Jaclyn R Hill.
“They will conduct inspections and evaluations of kitchens, water, immunization and camp facilities,” Bouchard said, adding that “we will offer our recommendations as they conduct these inspections, but primarily it will be their efforts, not ours.”
“Its 100 percent important (they learn) first aid because they know they can prevent death easily,” said ANA 1st Lt Faiz Ra, the company executive officer for 4th Tolay, through a linguist.