TITLE

Life at the MTD

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Chuck
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;Jul2008, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Medical Transient Detachment (MTD) at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. According to the article, the majority of wounded warriors reside at the MTD for around eight days while receiving care, wherein they are medically assessed to find out if they can be treated and returned to duty or require more care in the U.S. The MTD staff includes MTD Commander Capt. Katrina Gawlik, Sgt. 1st Class David Price and 31 Soldiers and civilians.
ACCESSION #
33008085

 

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