Major Runs to Honor Fallen Troops
On Feb. 14, 2007, three victims of a roadside-bomb explosion were rushed into the hospital where Air Force Maj. (Dr.) Derek Speten, the 66th Medical Group Diagnostics and Therapeutics flight commander, worked. Speten's patient, while severely burned, initially appeared to be in better condition than his two friends, one of whom arrived with a tourniquet on each leg. However, as the doctor commenced his examination, it was quickly apparent that his patient's internal injuries were grave.
New Dawn: The Battles for Fallujah
On June 24, 2010, Conversations with American Heroes at the Watering Hole will feature a conversation with Richard Lowry (USN), the author of New Dawn: The Battles for Fallujah.
National Institute of Justice Technology Institute for Corrections
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) holds an annual technology institute for corrections practitioners to learn about and discuss technology initiatives and issues affecting the corrections community. NIJ encourages Institute participants to share their needs and to present creative solutions to technology issues they face.