Honoring the Last MASH

Tegtmeier, Phil
June 2007
Soldiers;Jun2007, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p18
This article focuses on the conversion of the U.S. Army's 212th MASH into the 212th Combat Support Hospital. The conversion is a part of the reshuffling of people and material across the Army Medical Command. Medical re-engineering initiative (MRI) has made combat surgical hospitals (CSH) smaller, lighter and more compact than the previous versions. The setup of a mobile army surgical hospital (MASH) is described. The last mission of the 212th MASH is recounted.


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