Army combat medics and doctors aren't just trained to save lives in a combat zone; they're also trained soldiers. So do they carry weapons like other soldiers do?
The phrase "Army medical training" may spark memories of the '70s TV show MASH, or even real-life combat medics working amid peril or airlifting the injured to safety. True, these trained professionals do brave war zones, but they also do much more. See more »
In the U.S. Army, new enlistees who want to save lives may find their calling as medics, and seasoned doctors pledge years of their life to saving men and women in uniform. But are Army medics and doctors on the front lines? Do they face enemy fire? See more »
A lot of preventive medicine in the U.S. Army is similar to civilian medicine, but when troops are traveling to exotic locations or are out on the battlefield, they encounter illnesses that most of us don't have to worry about. Think you know a lot about preventive Army medicine? Test your knowledge with this quiz! See more »