New Blood Mobile Delivered to Donor Center at Walter Reed
A State-of-the-art blood mobile traveled across the country – from Riverside, Calif., to Bethesda, Md. — to be delivered to the Armed Services Blood Bank Center at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Getting the vehicle took four years, but thanks to the tireless efforts of Army Lt. Col. Robert K. Pell Jr., former chief of blood services for the ASBBC, the mobile facility finally arrived May 5.
“We are excited for the team to have this new blood mobile in the Washington metro area,” Navy Capt. Roland Fahie, director of the Armed Services Blood Program, said. “This is a great asset that will improve the capabilities of the donor center. The mobile collection team from Bethesda travels to many locations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia often, so the new blood mobile will definitely improve the way the donor center collects blood.” Read More