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July 23, 1960

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

JAMA. 1960;173(12):1372. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020300084026

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Abstract

AIR FORCE 

Medical Aspects of Space Operations.—  A group of medical officers from the Army, Navy, and Air Force were given an intensive two-week course in space medicine at the Air Force Missile Test Center. Col. George M. Knauf was responsible for setting up the course. The new course will be offered on a continuing basis at the AFMTC. Its purpose is to make available a pool of qualified medical officers from the three services who will be able to function as space surgeons to support future requirements of Project Mercury and other man-inspace programs. Thirty-eight key medical instructors from the three services, other governmental agencies, and private industry will teach subjects ranging from a history of astronautics to acceptable metabolic aberrations in space operations. About 50 medical officers will take this space surgeon training each year.

ARMY 

General Shambora Honored.—  Major Gen. William E. Shambora, Commanding General of Brooke

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