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(10/02/15) In 2009, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates mandated the "golden hour policy," which required helicopter transport of critically-injured combat soldiers in 60 minutes or less. Prior to this mandate, the military time goal was twice that two hours from call ...read more
(09/30/15) At Taylor Haugens first game of the year, in 2008, the Niceville (Fla.) Eagles were playing their rival. The sophomore wide receiver reached up to catch a pass and was pummeled from the front and back. He tried to join the huddle on the next play, but ...read more
(09/28/15) For trauma workers like Jonathan Bartels, a nurse who has worked in emergency care and palliative care, witnessing death over and over again takes a toll. Over time, they can become numb or burned out. But about two years ago, after Bartels and his team ...read more
In February of 1985, I was in a single car accident which left me a C6-C7 incomplete quad.
But first, a little back ground. I was born in Michigan, to a very hard working family.
My Dad was a coffee salesman who would get up early, go to work till 5 or 6, come home to do some work in the yard or play catch with his sons, and then he would still have some work to do, placing orders . His Dad was a barber and would get up and walk down to his ...read moreView more survivor stories