Iraq: A week ‘in theater’

By Peter Pollack

Living in a bunker, treating civilians

While arranging the Landstuhl Visiting Scholars Program, Richard F. Kyle, MD, and Andrew N. Pollak, MD, were granted a rare opportunity to spend a week working at the hospital at the Balad Airbase in northern Iraq. They hoped to determine whether “down range” medical facilities might benefit from a similar program.

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