Skilled metal workers are unlikely to move easily into jobs as X-ray technicians.
If there is no X-ray technician, one is called from the main hospital.
He rode an elevator up with two nurses and an X-ray technician.
Instead the Army made him an X-ray technician in the medical corps.
They had nine X-ray technicians, now they'll get along with six.
And if his wife had chopped three X-ray technicians before she got the chop, she'd still be working at that hospital.
She once thought of training to be an X-ray technician, but now is not sure.
"The people who work here are fanatics," an X-ray technician said.
His wife works as an X-ray technician at the local hospital, and they have a 3-year-old daughter.
His dream, he says, is to become an X-ray technician.