In the News

Here are some news articles and other material about CA-6 and our members! If you'd like to add one that isn't posted here, please send it to our Information Officer for review.

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HHS Emergency Response:Haiti (22 Feb '10)

HHS discusses the Department's medical response to the earthquake in Haiti in this YouTube video segment.

In the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January, HHS responded with emergency medical supplies and treatment for the people of the island nation as part of a larger coordinated response.

Since that time, the HHS medical response efforts have moved from focusing on emergency acute care for those harmed in the earthquake to focusing on helping the people of Haiti rebuild their medical infrastructure, increase their capacity to prevent the spread of communicable diseases and secure the processes needed to ensure those who were injured can receive ongoing rehabilitative care...

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On the Ground with the CA-6 DMAT (15 Feb '10)

Alan Roth, RRT wrote an article about his Haiti experience for the American Association for Respiratory Care.

The automated response system notified me of the deployment at 2:36 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 13. I confirmed the message and awaited orders. Since January was our on-call month, I already had my “ready bag” and my “24 hour bag,” which contains all the equipment and supplies I need to begin working immediately in any environment, in my car. I changed into my uniform and was ready to go...

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On the Record: WRAL News in Haiti (07 Feb '10)

WRAL's Bryan Mims, Tom Normanly and Tony Gupton talk with David Crabtree about their difficult experiences as reporters in earthquake-devastated Haiti, in this in-depth video report. Embedded with the 82nd Airborne at Petionville, the reporters discuss in part how the 82nd supported the CA-6 medical operation there, and include video and audio of CA-6 members interspersed every few minutes throughout. While never directly credited, CA-6 footage adds significant impact to the report.