David Grant doctor’s mission continues
Col. (Dr.) Jason Williams, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon, stands inside an operating room in the David Grant Medical Center on Travis Air Force Base, Sep. 9. Williams recently returned from serving as a surgeon in Afghanistan. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE — America may be drawing down its presence in Afghanistan, but the Craig Joint Theater Hospital has not let up in its mission to ensure American and coalition soldiers get home alive.
While the number of combat wounded has dropped, Afghan trauma and humanitarian patients continue to enter the largest American hospital in the theater.
Lt. Col. Jason Williams, a cardiothoracic surgeon at David Grant Medical Center was until July one of those treating the wounded and sick.
Williams was deployed in April to Afghanistan for a three-month tour of duty to the Craig Joint Theater Hospital in Bagram, the coalition's major medical care facility there. He was part of a medical care team of 230 to 250 doctors . . . Continue Reading