A boost for morale

June 16, 2006
By Wayne Drehs
LANDSTUHL, Germany -- One by one, the American soldiers wrapped their hands around the gurney and passed their fallen comrades down the line, transferring them from the dark, cavernous ambulatory bus to a cushy soft stretcher and some of the best medical care in the world.

Some 24-36 hours earlier the group of 18, from all arms of the U.S. military, was spread across the globe. Some were in Iraq, others in Afghanistan and others in Kosovo. But something went wrong -- as ...

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