Navy Lt. j.g. Theresa Donnelly
By SOF Editor on Wed, 12/23/2009 - 10:05am
Five Airmen are operating a fully-equipped trauma center, providing emergency care, basic medical care and educational services to hundreds of Filipino and U.S. troops on the southern island of Jolo, Philippines.
The Air Force members are part of the forward surgical team assigned to Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines.
The team consists of a general surgeon, nurse anesthetist, two physician assistants specially trained in orthopedics and emergency medicine, and one operating room technician.