Ben Bloker ©Stars and StripesLandstuhl, Germany, October, 2009: Garry Trudeau, artist of the iconic "Doonesbury" comic strip, sketches out his B.D. character for Spc. Ben Brashier in a ward at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The USO and the National Cartoonist Society sponsored a week-long tour by 10 popular cartoonists and caricaturists to visit troops in Germany and the Persian Gulf region.

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