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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
honors its citizen soldiers    
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[AUG. 5, 2004]  At an employee reception on Tuesday, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital honored its two citizen soldiers who returned safely home from calls to duty during the last year.

On active duty as a member of the U.S. Army Reserves, Larry Martincic, ultrasound technologist, used his expertise in diagnostic imaging to provide critical health care services to our nation's troops during this time of conflict.

Also on active duty as a member of the U.S. Army Reserves, Jack Owen, R.N., from the emergency department, served in readiness to provide critical health care services to our nation's troops.

In resolutions of grateful appreciation from the ALMH board of directors, presented by Woody Hester, president and chief executive officer, each citizen soldier was recognized and acknowledged for selfless sacrifice and service to country.

 

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"We are grateful for the return of our ALMH family members," Hester said. "We supported their devotion to the safeguarding of our nation but with relief welcomed Jack and Larry back home."

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is a community-based general hospital. ALMH focuses on the mission to be the "Best Rural Hospital in America" by providing state-of-the-art facilities for the vast majority of health care needs. ALMH is a 10-year affiliate of the Memorial Health System of Springfield. For more information on the services provided, please visit www.ALMH.org.

[ALMH news release]

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