Douglas Powell riding a bike
Photo Credit: Sgt. Breanne Pye, Public Affairs Office, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Div.
Capt. Douglas 'Doc' Powell, brigade surgeon assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducts physical fitness March 23, within the confines of his small office at Camp Nathan Smith. Powell met his wife, world-class triathlete Heidi Grimm, during a 100-mile bike ride in Colorado Springs, Colo. Powell is an avid outdoorsman, having competed on the U.S. Army’s winter biathlon team in Vermont, as well as the Army 10-miler team at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Powell left his job as a business executive for Burton Snowboards at the age of 40 to attend medical school and become a doctor for the U.S. Army. He is currently serving at Camp Nathan Smith in order to oversee operations at the Troop Medical Clinic there.
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