Medic for the millennium: The U.S. Army 91W health care specialist

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The new millennium challenges the Army Medical Department to provide good care in a variety of circumstances from peace-time to operations other than war to combat. To provide care in this broad variety of missions, the Army Medical Department needs flexible providers. The new 91W health care specialist enlisted medic is designed to meet this need. By coupling skills in emergency care, evacuation, medical force protection, and primary care with certification in emergency medical technology, the 91W initiative will fill the needs of the Army now and into the new millennium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)685-688
Number of pages4
JournalMilitary medicine
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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