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Tag: soldier

  • Tuesday, April 24th 2018 - 08:15 UTC

    First ever genital transplant performed at John Hopkins University in Maryland

    The team of 11 surgeons performed the transplant over 14 hours on 26 March. Dr WP Andrew Lee, is head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins

    A team of US doctors has successfully carried out the world's first total transplant of a penis and scrotum. Surgeons at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, performed the operation on a soldier who had been wounded by a bomb in Afghanistan.

  • Monday, January 17th 2011 - 16:43 UTC

    Gibraltar welcomes the visit of “True Heroes”

    Soldiers enjoyed a speedboat ride around the harbour

    Three soldiers seriously injured in Afghanistan have been visibly moved by the warmth of the welcome they have received in Gibraltar as the guests of the local Royal British Legion (RBL). As Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson, Ranger Andy Allen and Rifleman Jake Barnett arrived in Main Street on their first morning there was loud applause from the children of St Anne’s school and the Hebrew School who had turned out to meet them.