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Surgeon Soldier in Iraq – Part 5: Wins and Losses

Letters home from Major Eric Stark, in theĀ OnSurg series describing his Iraq experience spanning from 2008 to 2011.
 
Letter dated 3/10/2008:
Greetings from B dad
Starting to get warm in the desert these days. I am hoping I get out of here before …

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Surgeon Soldier in Iraq – Part 3: Little Burn Victims

Reports from Major Eric Stark, in theĀ OnSurg series describing his Iraq experience spanning from 2008 to 2011.
 
Letter dated 12/31/2008:
The New Year has begun.
I had a really depressing start. After the roommate left I had to clean up the mess. He …

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Surgeon Soldier in Iraq – Part 1: Bomb Blasts and Blackhawks

Major Eric Stark completed general surgery residency in June of 2008. A few months later he was deployed to Iraq where he treated American and Iraqi war casualties and civilians with various surgical conditions. He shared his experience with friends …