Casualties of War: Medivac: 2:35 P.M.

Specialist Elizabeth Shrode, a medic with the 54th Medical Evacuation unit, responds to a call to transport two wounded soldiers, from the location of an attack near Balad, to the Balad Theater Hospital. In preparation for the mission, Shrode dons her flight suit, bulletproof vest, and flight helmet. Nearing the end of a yearlong deployment, Shrode has flown hundreds of medical evacuation missions. The 54th Medical Evacuation unit responds to soldiers in central Iraq who need immediate medical evacuation and takes them directly to the largest and most advanced medical hospital in Iraq.
2:35 P.M. , November 2, 2005- Balad, Iraq

Specialist Elizabeth Shrode, a medic with the 54th Medical Evacuation unit, responds to a call to transport two wounded soldiers, from the location of an attack near Balad, to the Balad Theater Hospital. In preparation for the mission, Shrode dons her flight suit, bulletproof vest, and flight helmet. Nearing the end of a yearlong deployment, Shrode has flown hundreds of medical evacuation missions. The 54th Medical Evacuation unit responds to soldiers in central Iraq who need immediate medical evacuation and takes them directly to the largest and most advanced medical hospital in Iraq.