Fort Carson Deployment Ceremony

A military honor guard prepares to present colors at a departure ceremony for Afghanistan-bound soldiers on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan A military honor guard prepares to present colors at a departure ceremony for Afghanistan-bound soldiers on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Soldiers bound for Afghanistan stand at parade rest during a departure ceremony on Nov. 4, 2011 at Fort Carson. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Soldiers bound for Afghanistan stand at parade rest during a departure ceremony on Nov. 4, 2011 at Fort Carson. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Family members watch a departure ceremony for soldiers bound for Afghanistan on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Family members watch a departure ceremony for soldiers bound for Afghanistan on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Afghanistan-bound soldiers do pushups following a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Afghanistan-bound soldiers do pushups following a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Sara Thorpe holds her son James, 2, as her Afghanistan-bound sister Chelsea Trogot, a U.S. Army medic, participates in a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Sara Thorpe holds her son James, 2, as her Afghanistan-bound sister Chelsea Trogot, a U.S. Army medic, participates in a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A military band plays during a departure ceremony for U.S. soldiers bound for Afghanistan on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan A military band plays during a departure ceremony for U.S. soldiers bound for Afghanistan on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Afghanistan-bound soldiers take photos with family members after their departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Afghanistan-bound soldiers take photos with family members after their departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be sent to five forward operating bases across southern and western Afghanistan, tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Soldiers from Alpha Company of the 10th Combat Support Hospital fold up their unit's colors at a departure ceremony for soldiers bound for Afghanistan on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the combat hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Soldiers from Alpha Company of the 10th Combat Support Hospital fold up their unit's colors at a departure ceremony for soldiers bound for Afghanistan on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the combat hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit will be tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Jacqueline Shweiki, 6, clings her Afghanistan-bound mother Ltc. Bonnie Hartstein at a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Hartstein, an emergency room doctor, is one of some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit are tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Jacqueline Shweiki, 6, clings her Afghanistan-bound mother Ltc. Bonnie Hartstein at a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Hartstein, an emergency room doctor, is one of some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit are tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Soldiers and family members embrace at a departure ceremony for soldiers bound for Afghanistan on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit are tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Soldiers and family members embrace at a departure ceremony for soldiers bound for Afghanistan on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital are deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit are tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Jacqueline Shweiki, 6, clings her Afghanistan-bound mother Ltc. Bonnie Hartstein at a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Hartstein, an emergency room doctor, is one of some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit are tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Jacqueline Shweiki, 6, clings her Afghanistan-bound mother Ltc. Bonnie Hartstein at a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Hartstein, an emergency room doctor, is one of some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit are tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Jacqueline Shweiki, 6, clings her Afghanistan-bound mother Ltc. Bonnie Hartstein at a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Hartstein, an emergency room doctor, is one of some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit are tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan Jacqueline Shweiki, 6, clings her Afghanistan-bound mother Ltc. Bonnie Hartstein at a departure ceremony on November 4, 2011 in Fort Carson, Colorado. Hartstein, an emergency room doctor, is one of some 250 medical soldiers from the U.S. Army 10th Combat Support Hospital deploying to Afghanistan in the next two weeks. Military doctors, nurses and medics from the unit are tasked with saving the lives of wounded American, coalition and enemy wounded brought in from the battlefield. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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