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Medical Museum Science Café

"We Saved More Than We Lost" - Remembering Vietnam


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When: Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 6-7pm

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910


From 1968 to 1969, Al Naar was a Navy medic serving with the 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Division in Vietnam, assisting surgeons who operated on wounded marines. Naar will share his personal reflections of military medicine during the Vietnam War, highlighting new surgical procedures and practices that would shape how military medicine responded to later conflicts. (WARNING: Presentation will contain graphic surgical images.)


FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.


Call (301) 319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil

Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (301) 319-3303 or by email to: USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil.

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