The R.T. Weatherman Foundation has been instrumental in evacuating wounded foreign soldiers from Ukraine for medical treatment, highlighting the limited medical support provided by the U.S. and other governments. The foundation has transported soldiers to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany for specialized care.
- Foreign soldiers who volunteered to fight in Ukraine often did not have a plan for medical care if wounded, relying on organizations like the R.T. Weatherman Foundation for support.
- The foundation facilitates the evacuation of injured soldiers to receive medical treatment outside of Ukraine, overcoming language barriers and strained local medical resources.
- The U.S. Department of Defense approved the treatment of Ukrainian soldiers at the U.S. military hospital in Germany, but does not cover the transportation costs, which are funded by the Weatherman Foundation.
- The foundation has successfully transported numerous soldiers from various countries for treatment of complex battlefield injuries and is seeking to expand the network of European hospitals participating in the effort.
- Despite the extensive aid provided, the foundation’s resources are strained, reflecting the broader reliance on volunteer organizations for support in the conflict.