Retired Master Sgt. Todd Nelson, Brooke Army Medical Center patient
Lt. Col. Maria Serio-Melvin, critical care nurse specialist
Col. Evan Renz, MD, director, US Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center
Col. James Ficke, chairman, Brooke Army Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
The San Antonio Military Medical Center is home to a cutting-edge prosthetic clinic and the military's only advanced burn unit. The center treats some of the armed forces' most severely wounded troops, and the state-of-the-art medicine developed there often helps civilian doctors provide better care.