Your first patient happens to be a general. In your nervous scrambling, you forget that the hip bone is connected to the leg bone, and soon face a dishonorable discharge.
You finish medical school and join the military, only to be stationed at a backwater military hospital that has seen no conflict since the Crimean War. You spend your days treating soldiers who mainly complain of a burning sensation when they pee.
Your career as a Military Trauma Surgeon is filled with drama and life-and-death decisions. You have many successes in the field, and retire after 20 years of active service with a good pension and military benefits. Well done.
You are assigned active duty in some of the most intense fighting on earth. Your skill and calm in difficult situations earn you praise and numerous awards. You return to the barracks each night knowing you helped heal.
Your surgery skills prompt a meteoric rise in rank, placing you among the most highly-respected Surgeons of all time. You are invited to the White House and decorated as one of the most valuable Military Surgeons since the Civil War.