Humvee to ambulence in under 60 seconds

Monday - 8/30/2010, 10:40am EDT

Jamie Lee, product manager for non-medical systems, Army Medical Material Development Activity, Fort Detrick

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A Fort Detrick defense manager has helped invent a kit that can turn military vehicles into ambulances, in less than a minute. Jamie Lee is a product manager for non-medical systems at the Army's Medical Material Development Activity at Fort Detrick. He and his team created a state-of-the-art medical evacuation kit that can provide emergency transportation to soldiers wounded by roadside bombs. They're finalists for a Service to America Medal from the Partnership for Public Service. Lee joined the Federal Drive to discuss how the medical-evac system works.

This interview was part of our DoD Report. Check out all of Federal News Radio's coverage of Defense issues here.