KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - MARCH 20:  U.S. Navy Chaplain LCDR. Charles Hodges (C), waits with medical personnel as a patient is prepped from surgery March 20, 2010 at the military hospital at Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan. Severely wounded American and other international soldiers are treated at the facility and then flown out for more advanced treatment outside of Afghanistan. Wounded and sick Afghan security forces are treated and later transferred to an Afghan-run hospital nearby. Chaplain Hodges, on fulltime duty at the hospital, comforts wounded patients and counsels medical staff who deal with a heavy caseload of patients, many suffering from traumatic war injuries.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)