AANA is proud to recognize:
Major Robert E. Bland, CRNA, MSN
Military Branch, Rank, and Unit Serving With:
U.S. Air Force, Major (S), Joint Task Force - Bravo, United States Southern Command
Reported for Active Duty: September 2006 to January 2007
Hometown: Ocala, Fla.
Of Interest: This was Robert's first deployment for the Air Force. He was the sole anesthesia provider for 700-plus Joint Force Base in Central America. He provided more than 122 anesthetics during humanitarian missions to Honduran Ministry of Health hospitals; this was in addition to routine and emergency cases for U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, U.S. Airmen, and dependents/contractors at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras. Bland is originally from Wilmington, N.C. He has been married for three years to Tukta. They have two daughers: Ashley and Minnie.
Posted January 29, 2007