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Medical Memoirs > Soldiers to the Rescue

Introduction i

List of Fatalities iii

Responding in the Pentagon 1

Individual accounts of 42 people helping at the Pentagon.

Rader Army Health Clinic, Fort Myer 141

The Ambulance Responders

Mental Health Teams

DeWitt Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir 143

DeWitt's Response

Ambulance Crews Respond

Walter Reed Army Medical Center 145

Responders Sent To The Pentagon

Preparations At Walter Reed

U. S. Army Medical Command 147

Standing Up A Headquarters

How To Respond

The Continuing Process

U. S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine 151

Organizing the Response

Taking Samples in the Pentagon

Analyzing the Samples and Reporting Results

The Health Survey

Mental Health Response 155


Rader Clinic

DeWitt Army Community Hospital

Pentagon Family Assistance Center

Operation Solace

Armed Forces Medical Examiner 159

Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations 161

Alphabetical List of all Interviewees 163