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Friday, January 31, 2014
Medical Supplies Turned Over to ANSF
A unique team of individuals have rescued expensive medical supplies and equipment destined to be destroyed or shipped back to the United States to sit in metal containers or in warehouses unused. MAJ Elizabeth Gum of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command and her team of medical logistic specialists are helping to provide needed training aides and supplies by salvaging medical supplies in theater. The team is finding medical material in good condition and reintroducing the materiel to support medical units, civilian entities, and the ANSF. The teams sort through the retrosort yards at Bagram and Kandahar to find the materials for the free issue program. Read more in "Life saving money", DVIDS, January 25, 2014.