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Gulf War created need for better critical care

02 Feb, 2016 no comments Air Force , Health
Gulf War created need for better critical care

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — January 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Desert Storm, it also marks a turning point in Air Force Medical Service’s Critical Care Transport Teams. “We were not serving the Army as well as we could have in the Air Force,” explained Lt. Gen. Paul K. Carlton, a former Air Force Surgeon General who had been working on the concept of CCATT since the 1980s. As the U.S. military and its allies assembled in the Middle East in the summer and fall of 1990 –Operation Desert Shield…

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