Almost a doctor, always a Soldier


ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – James Kimball has a history of helping Soldiers. For a decade, he served as an explosive ordnance disposal technician with the 71st Ordnance Group (EOD) at Fort Carson, Colorado. Later he would serve as an instructor at the Naval School for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (the joint services EOD school) at Eglin AFB, Florida. In May, he will start a new level of service as an Army doctor.

Kimball began his studies in medicine in 2017 at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. “I love serving alongside the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces,” Kimball said. “I am eager to continue this service in the medical field while providing support to the members in uniform as well as their families.”

Almost a doctor, always a SoldierImage: DVIDS, Photo By Clemens Gaines. 2nd Lt. James Kimball, a former explosive ordnance specialist, studies an anatomy text.

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Source: DVIDS