Dr. Brad Wenstrup (podiatrist) is running for US Congress from Ohio. Check out www.USABRAD.com Brad Wenstrup, DPM, U.S. Army Reserve Major and Podiatrist with Wellington Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, returned home to Cincinnati on May 28, 2006. Major Wenstrup served on active duty for fourteen months with the U.S. Army 344th Combat Support Hospital. Task Force 344 Medical spent one year at Abu Ghraib Prison Hospital, Iraq. Dr. Wenstrup graduated William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. After completing his surgical residency at Thorek Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, In February 1998, Dr.Wenstrup accepted a commission with the U.S. Army Reserve. On March 28, 2005, Major Wenstrup received a phone call informing him that he was going to be deployed to Iraq for one-year, “boots-to-ground” in Iraq, with pre-deployment training at Ft. McCoy, Wisconsin. On April 15, 2005, On June 7, 2005, Task Force 344 Med left Ft. McCoy for Abu Ghraib, Iraq. Major Wenstrup was tasked with several roles with the 344th. He would serve as the Podiatrist and as the Chief of Surgery as well as the Director of the Wound Care Clinic. Also, Dr. Wenstrup was the assistant to the Deputy Commander, Clinical Services (DCCS – equivalent to the Chief of Staff) and served as the acting DCCS for three months of the tour. The 344th Combat Support Hospital was responsible for Detainee Healthcare throughout the Iraqi Theater, with the heart of the mission taking place at Abu Ghraib Prison Hospital, twenty miles west of Baghdad, Iraq. The mission also included caring for Soldiers, Marines, and civilians. Today this Podiatrist is seeking to join the US Congress.