Medicine: Doctors Discharged

There was big news about Army doctors last week. The War Department announced that 1) many Army doctors from Europe will be assigned to duty in the U.S., 2) many now in the U.S. will be sent to the Pacific area. 3) some 900 doctors have been discharged from the Army since January (1,500 others have joined up). 4) 7,000 more doctors will be discharged by the end of the year.

Army doctors with little or no prospect of being mustered out were those already in the Pacific area (especially men in some much-needed specialty like psychiatry), some of whom have been...

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