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ANDREWS Air Force Base, Md. -- Crew members of the 491st Expeditionary Air Medical Evacuation Squadron carry one of 13 U.S. coalition force members wounded in the war in Iraq off of a C-141 Starlifter to a waiting ambulance here March 28, 2003.  The 13 patients, made up of two airmen, one sailor, four Marines and six soldiers, are the first wounded in the war in Iraq to arrive in the United States. They were flown in from Landstuhl Hospital, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, for treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Rockville, Md.  The 491st EAMES is made up of Air Force Reservists from McGuire Air Force Base, N.J., and McChord Air Force Base, Wash.,  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Varhegyi)

ANDREWS Air Force Base, Md. -- Crew members of the 491st Expeditionary Air Medical Evacuation Squadron carry one of 13 U.S. coalition force members wounded in the war in Iraq off of a C-141 Starlifter to a waiting ambulance here March 28, 2003. The 13 patients, made up of two airmen, one sailor, four Marines and six soldiers, are the first wounded in the war in Iraq to arrive in the United States. They were flown in from Landstuhl Hospital, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, for treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Rockville, Md. The 491st EAMES is made up of Air Force Reservists from McGuire Air Force Base, N.J., and McChord Air Force Base, Wash., (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Varhegyi)

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- A wounded military member is moved to an ambulance here March 28. He is one of 13 Americans who arrived in a C-141 Starlifter from the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. The patients are the first people wounded in Operation Iraqi Freedom to be returned to the United States. They were transferred to nearby military medical centers for further treatment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Varhegyi)

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