Benjamin Hall is a Fox News correspondent who survived a deadly attack covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He received care and support from Military Medicine from his evacuation from Europe to his rehabilitation at the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio.
In this episode, we discuss what it is like to be a war correspondent and the ways in which media teams attempt to capture the truth in the chaos of war. Benji discusses his movement forward to the front lines of the Russian invasion of Ukraine along the outskirts of Kyiv. After capturing his story, his vehicle was struck by multiple explosives on his return to the Ukrainian secured areas. He extricated himself from the vehicle and crawl to safety, where he was treated by Ukrainian forces and evacuated to a local hospital. Hear about his amazing evacuation story from Ukraine, his entry into the military medical system, and his rehabilitation at Brooke Army Medical Center and the Center for the Intrepid. His optimism and passion are contagious, and you will surely hear about this unique experience of a civilian combat-injured reporter treated in the military medical system.
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