Bassett Medical Center honors employees serving in military

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Bassett Medical Center has many employees who have served in the military and on Wednesday afternoon the organization hosted a program in their honor.

Among those who were honored was a vascular surgeon who has been with Bassett for 10 years.

Doctor Shelby Cooper says he was in Afghanistan working as a trauma surgeon for about seven months. Cooper said is very appreciative of the immense support he is getting back here at home.

"I very much appreciate all the support Bassett has given me during my deployment," Cooper said.

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