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January 9, 1954


JAMA. 1954;154(2):162. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02940360060021

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Chilean Award to Surgeon General.—  Ambassador Anibal Jara of Chile, as seen in the illustration, recently presented the Military Medal of Chile to Major Gen. Harry G. Armstrong, Surgeon General, U. S. A. F., at a ceremony at the Chilean embassy, Washington, D. C. The gold medal was awarded to General Armstrong for his "valuable services to the Chilean Air Force and to all humanity" as the author of "Principles and Practice of Aviation Medicine" and for his assistance in providing training to Chilean students at the U. S. A. F. School of Aviation Medicine. Also attending the ceremony was Gen. Raul Yazigi, Surgeon General, Chilean Air Force, who is visiting Washington.


Advanced Courses in Sanitation.—  Ten advanced sanitation training courses have been scheduled for the period January to June, 1954, at the Environmental Health Center of the Public Health Service, in Cincinnati. The courses

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