Casualties of War: Medivac: 2:46 P.M.

Specialist Elizabeth Shrode gets her first look of the landing zone where a wounded U.S. soldier waits for medical evacuation. During the fly-by, Shrode evaluates the security of the landing zone and the distance she will have to carry her equipment. Specialist Shrode speaks to the pilot over the radio and advises him on any adjustments to the approach she may want. As the trained lifesaver on the flight, Shrode leads the mission.
2:46 P.M., November 2, 2005- Balad, Iraq

Specialist Elizabeth Shrode gets her first look of the landing zone where a wounded U.S. soldier waits for medical evacuation. During the fly-by, Shrode evaluates the security of the landing zone and the distance she will have to carry her equipment. Specialist Shrode speaks to the pilot over the radio and advises him on any adjustments to the approach she may want. As the trained lifesaver on the flight, Shrode leads the mission.