Soldiers Give Iraqi Boy the Chance of His Lifetime
Photo Credit: Spc. Amanda Morrissey
Maj. Todd Villines, a cardiologist with 399th Combat Surgical Hospital, performs an echocardiogram on Mahmood Amer Hamad, 8, while his father, Amer Hamad Randan, comforts him. The test is a part of the 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment medical team's effort to treat his heart defect. Mahmood has a ventricle sepal defect, which is a hole in his heart, and requires corrective surgery.
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