Last U.S. MASH Unit Handed Over to Pakistan

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Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld toured the 212th MASH unit in Muzaffarabad last December. i

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld toured the 212th MASH unit in Muzaffarabad last December. Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld toured the 212th MASH unit in Muzaffarabad last December.

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld toured the 212th MASH unit in Muzaffarabad last December.

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Renee Montagne talks to Rear Admiral Michael LeFever, who is in Pakistan overseeing the handover of the very last MASH unit to the Pakistani government. The mobile medical units, made famous by the military TV comedy M*A*S*H, have now been replaced with smaller, more efficient models.

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