Friday, December 30, 2005

2005 Army Times Soldier of the Year

And, The Soldier of the Year is a woman!

2005 Army Times Soldier of the Year
Assignment: Communications NCO,313th Medical Company,Nebraska National Guard,Lincoln Neb.
Personal: Age 22. Competitive runner, studying psychology at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln; serves as unit morale, welfare and recreation NCO. The traditional mission of the 313th Medical Company, a National Guard ambulance unit from Lincoln, Neb., is to move patients inside bases - from helipads to hospitals, from hospital to hospital. But the unit's mission in Iraq is far more harrowing. Its 24 ambulances and 75 troops are scattered over seven locations around the country, with a main task of accompanying convoys and providing medical care to those wounded in all-too-frequent attacks.

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