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Iraq / Combat Medics / 91-Whiskeys #742782

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 27, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(San Antonio: Beth Nissen) The military's super-combat medics dubbed the "91-Whiskeys" featured; scenes shown of the medics training at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas, Brooke Army Medical Center, night training & field patrols. [232 Medical Battalion commander Lt. Col. Bruce McVEIGH†- talks about the extensive training.] [Instructor M/Sgt. Roger THOMPSON†, 91 Whiskey Pvt. Jason GUTIERREZ†- talk about the 16 weeks of preparation.] [Combat medic training director Lt. Col. Erin EDGAR†- says the aim is preventing combat deaths.] [91 Whiskey Spc. Charles SCOGGINS†, Pvt. Shauntelta TYLER†- talk about working under pressure.]

Reporter(s):
Lin, Carol;
Nissen, Beth
Duration:
00:05:30

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