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September 6, 1941

MEDICAL PREPAREDNESS

JAMA. 1941;117(10):866-869. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820360048017

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Abstract

REHABILITATION OF CANDIDATES REJECTED FOR THE AIR SERVICE  The American Flying Services Foundation, founded by World War fliers, has been incorporated and a medical division is being developed for the purpose of correcting, on a nonprofit basis, the physical defects which have already caused the rejection of numerous candidates for the military air services, many of whom can be reclaimed. The medical headquarters of the American Flying Services Foundation is at 140 East 54th Street, New York City. The medical director is Dr. S. M. Strong, and the medical council comprises:Lester M. Hubby, M.D., ChairmanHoward Lilienthal, M.D.Meredith F. Campbell, M.D.Henry H. Lyle, M.D.Edmund Prince Fowler, M.D.Charles H. May, M.D.Howard Fox, M.D.Charles A. McKendree, M.D.Robert Halsey, M.D.L. M. Waugh, D.D.S.J. Herbert Lawson, M.D.David H. Webster, M.D.This group is already functioning, and a number of air service applicants have already been successfully treated in the New York area, in Columbus, Ohio, and in the area about Los Angeles. It is planned to organize at many points in the

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