military medicine, 174, 10:1088, 2009
examining the results of certain effects of high altitude on soldiers using modeling and simulation
ltc robert von tersch, ms usa*; harry birch, ms†
abstract operation enduring freedom conducted in the high mountains of afghanistan posed new challenges for u.s. and coalition forces. the high mountains with elevations up to 25,000 feet and little to no road access limited the use of combat vehicles and some advanced weaponry. small unit actions became th...