Editor's note: AJN asked army nurse Christopher A. Vanfosson to file periodic reports on his and his team's work in Afghanistan. In the coming months, he'll keep readers up to date on their experiences and how it feels to provide care on a battlefield.
An army nurse keeps readers up to date on his team's experiences in Afghanistan in the second of this new series.
Christopher A. Vanfosson is a major in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and chief nurse of the 541st Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) in Pul-e-Khumri, Afghanistan. Contact author: firstname.lastname@example.org. The opinions expressed are the author's and do not represent the positions and policies of the 30th and 62nd Medical Brigades, the U.S. Army, or the federal government.