Well over 50,000 patients have passed through Landstuhl since the beginning of combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Three times each week, medevac aircraft leave Germany for the US. They carry those requiring "transfer for continued care". We can't keep them here; we need to make room for "incoming".
In some cases I keep in touch with the families of those who have gone home. But mostly, I can't. There are others here now, more arriving today, and still more arriving tomorrow.
And just as the caregivers downrange need to have faith that we will take care of the patients they send to us in Germany, we, in turn, must have faith that you will take care of those we send home to you.
If you are not familiar with Soldiers' Angel's Project Valour IT, you can find information here.
Your contribution can help provide voice-controlled/adaptive laptop computers and other technology to support Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines recovering from severe injuries.
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Please help if you can. Thank you.