Photo Credit: Marlowe Gungab, Tripler Army Medical Center Visual Information
HONOLULU " Col. Karen Burmeister (right), chief, Department of Pathology, Tripler Army Medical Center, speaks with United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Patrick Tyrrell and his wife, Wendy Cockshell, at Tripler's annual Blood Donor Center appreciation ceremony, Jan. 25, at the Enlisted Club at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, here. Tyrrell and Cockshell's daughter, Haley, was diagnosed with medulloblastoma"a brain and spinal cord cancer. Tyrrell spoke about Haley's surgeries, treatments and how grateful he and his family are for everyone who donates at the ceremony.