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Medics Go Where Needed

Medics Go Where Needed

Mr. Williams tells of how he was chosen as an army medic although it was not his first preference and of the training involved.

Emergency Medical Training

Emergency Medical Training

Mr. Williams details the type of training provided in Canada and in Bosnia to better prepare the medics for the tragedy and despair they may encounter.

A Very Different Culture

A Very Different Culture

Mr. Williams describes the sights and the differences in culture when arriving in Bosnia, almost a state of disbelief in what we as Canadians are used to.

Poor Living Conditions but Great Food!

Poor Living Conditions but Great Food!

In sleeping quarters constructed within an old sugar factory, Mr. Williams details the conditions as fair yet speaks highly of the type of food provided.

Medical Clinics for the Local Population

Medical Clinics for the Local Population

Mr. Williams speaks about the setup of clinics and treating the locals.

Working Outside the Wire

Working Outside the Wire

Travelling by ambulance in the rough terrain, Mr. Williams speaks about the constant shelling they faced.

Inside the Wire

Inside the Wire

Mr. Williams describes the setup of camp within the soldiers compound and how they entertained themselves.

Some Best and Worst Aspects of Service

Some Best and Worst Aspects of Service

Treatment of locals was a satisfying part of Mr. William’s duties but he found it difficult to witness the poverty and devastation of the country.

Risks During Daily Routine

Risks During Daily Routine

Travelling the countryside providing medical care, Mr. Williams expresses the awareness he had that his life was always at risk.

Reluctance in Returning Home

Reluctance in Returning Home

Although anxious to get back to Canada, Mr. Williams expresses the feelings he had for leaving a country where a positive change was evident.

Moving into the Unknown

Moving into the Unknown

Deployed to Kosovo, Mr. Williams speaks about the difficulty in picking up where other medics have left off in an unknown and devastated environment.

My Deployment to Kosovo

My Deployment to Kosovo

Mr. Williams talks of the dangerous trips in a soft skin ambulance and the conditions the medics faced.

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