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  • Major Michael Moore

    It's good to be back...

    October 10, 2011
    Now, for just the next 45 days, I'm back on active duty. In a way I do feel a little bit of relief. The Army has been my extended family and home for so long, even the couple of years that I have been away for the first 2 years of medical school...Read More
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  • Major Michael Moore

    More than just a day...

    September 19, 2011
    For me 9-11 was about more than a single day…that whole week was a blur. I remember being in the ICU of the hospital where I worked, rounding on the postsurgical patients, weary after a long 12+ hour day in surgery, and being up the night with...Read More
  • Major Michael Moore

    Remembering the Fallen

    August 07, 2011
    As I was thinking of the courageous warriors that we lost this past weekend in Afghanistan, I was reminded of my first weekend in uniform 28 years ago. Long before all of my Army experiences, There was a first weekend in the Army for me, a young Private...Read More
  • Major Michael Moore

    Long Road to a Long Journey...

    July 13, 2011
    In the Summer of 2005, I took off my helmet and body armor in the middle of a small Iraqi village and surveyed my patients lining up to be cared for by my medical team. Right then I realized that I am the luckiest person alive. I was part of a profession...Read More