World War II: Evacuation hospitals
were not as important as in WWI, but they could handle major surgical and medical procedures for casualties.
Within minutes of sustaining injury, soldiers were whisked off by helicopter to field, surgical, or evacuation hospitals
for surgery and treatment.
Ben recounted his World War II experiences with the 56th Evacuation Hospital
(Baylor Unit) in a book and in an excellent article published in these Proceedings in 1992.
Army nurse at the 24th Evacuation Hospital
in Long Binh, Vietnam from 1970-1971, and is the author of the book A World of Hurt: Between Innocence and Arrogance in Vietnam, and - Elizabeth Allen, Ph.
Adams, 86, of Worcester, who was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, and Helen Nagarian Rusz, 88, of Paxton, who was a lieutenant nurse in an Army evacuation hospital
In his book, This Just In, What I Couldn't Tell You On TV, Schieffer wrote about the men he covered in Vietnam during a visit to the 93rd Evacuation Hospital
at Bien Hoa.
Vietnam Women's Memorial 10th Anniversary Celebration Schedule of Events Saturday November 8th: * Reunion: Super Sailors of Key West Outward Bound, location & time TBA * Reunion: 85th Evacuation Hospital
Hospitality Suite opens 4 PM, Washington Marriott * The Play: "A Piece of My Heart", 7 PM, Women In Military Service For America, Arlington National Cemetery.
He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War serving as a medic with the 121st Evacuation Hospital
The unit eventually arrived at Long Binh adjacent to the 24th Evacuation Hospital
and became fully operational by September 1967.