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Student ID Cards. Negative #: 2006-12496

Location: Pentagon
Object #: 2004.0299
Source: Gift of Kenneth Paul and Sharon Ambrose




ID Cards
Description: Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains in the Pentagon debris.

Context: At the time of his death, Dr. Ambrose was serving as a fellow in preventative health at the US Department of Health and Human Services. Paul was a dedicated medical professional, and in the capacity of he fellowship had been a senior editor of The Surgeonís Generalís Call To Action To Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity.

Paul had previously earned his M.D. and completed a residency in family medicine, and had also completed a masterís degree in public health. On September 11, 2001, Paul boarded Flight 77 to Los Angeles, intending to attend a conference on preventing youth obesity.

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Dr. Paul Ambrose
Paul Ambrose was killed when his flight was hijacked by terrorists and crashed into the Pentagon.
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Call to Action
Call to Action, edited by Dr. Ambrose.
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Dedication
The Surgeon General dedicated this Call to Action to Dr. Ambrose, who had been the projectís senior editor.
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Business card
Dr. Ambroseís business card from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

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