Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Pueblo Navy Officer Tackling Afghan Health Needs

From @MCPONPOA on Twitter (Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Public Affairs Office) & @Navy_IA

Pueblo Navy officer tackling Afghan health needs

Navy Lt. Jeremey Biehn starts most days in Kabul, Afghanistan, the same way - holstering his 9mm pistol, encasing himself in 65 pounds of body armor and shouldering an M4 automatic rifle before heading out to make medical calls in the Afghan capitol.

Not the usual tools for a former combat corpsman and now Navy medical officer who finds himself fighting ancient and virulent diseases such as smallpox and polio halfway around the world from Pueblo, his hometown. But this is Afghanistan.

Read the rest here.

BZ LT Biehn!

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