Medics gear up for Iraq deployment

  • 2003-03-27
  • Ruta Ambultiene
KAUNASWhile politicians debated the merits of the Iraq war earlier this month, a group of Lithuanian military doctors quietly prepared for deployment.Eighteen doctors took part in a three-week refresher course in preparation for possible service in the Persian Gulf region. The course, held March 3 - 21 at the Lithuanian non-commissioned officers training school 50 kilometers from Kaunas, included brushing up on tactical skills, firearms handling, radio communications, topography, survival techniques and procedures in case of a nuclear, biological or chemical attack. "Although we basically b...
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