Silver Spring Army Veterinarian Volunteers with Iditarod, Yukon Quest

Every winter, instead of flip-flops and a beach umbrella, U.S. Army Maj. Christine Christensen opts for a fur-lined coat, several feet of snow, sub-zero temperatures and dozens of sled dogs.Christensen takes her vacation from the Joint Pathology Center’s Veterinary Pathology Residency Program in Silver Spring to tend to sled dogs in the 21-day Yukon Quest and the 14-day Iditarod —1,000-mile races more than 4,200 miles away.Read more here: http://www.gazette.net/article/20120530/NEWS/705309761/1020/silver-spring-army-veterinarian-volunteers-with-iditarod-yukon-quest&template=gazette

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