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2006-02-16 08:40:00

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan -- The U.S. Army bade "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen" to perhaps its best-loved institution on Thursday when it decommissioned its last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) and handed it over to Pakistan. A legendary institution that gained worldwide fame through a long-running television comedy series and a hit 1970 feature film portraying a fictional 4077th MASH, has a history dating back more than 60 years to the end of World War Two. The field...

2006-02-16 07:19:59

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The U.S. Army bade "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen" to perhaps its best-loved institution on Thursday when it decommissioned its last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) and handed it over to Pakistan. A legendary institution that gained worldwide fame through a long-running television comedy series and a hit 1970 feature film portraying a fictional 4077th MASH, has a history dating back more than 60 years to the end of World War...

2005-10-25 04:03:10

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The U.S. military started setting up a mobile army surgical hospital (MASH) on the outskirts of the quake-devastated capital of Pakistani Kashmir on Tuesday and treated its first patients. Soldiers began putting up a network of sturdy tents on open ground just to the south of Muzaffarabad to house two 12-bed intensive care and surgical units. "We're going to be able to perform surgery by this evening," said Lieutenant Kevin Stephens of the...


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