Get a U.S. Half Dollar Enhanced to Honor Desert Storm Medics
This Mystic-exclusive US half dollar pictures a US medical evacuation team in Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm. These medical teams were a crucial part of the war. They were responsible for airlifting injured soldiers from the ground to hospitals or other safe zones.
Early on, US officials expected a high casualty rate. Saddam was notorious for using chemical weapons on his own people, so they knew how dangerous this war could be. Army medical units were deployed in two phases in addition to the medical staff of individual combat divisions. Over the course of the war, some 23,000 medical personnel treated and evacuated wounded soldiers.
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