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Expert Field Medical Badge tests Fort Carson's best

Combat medics from throughout 4th Infantry Division rehearse how to load a patient into a helicopter Sept. 10 during the practice week prior to the Expert Field Medic Badge testing. A total of 185 EFMB candidates, including officers, noncommissioned officers, and soldiers from Fort Carson, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Joint Base Lewis-Mcchord, Wash., and Fort Riley, Kan., participated in the event, which boasts an 8-12 percent passing rate. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Robert Holland, 3rd ABCT PAO, 4th ID)



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This work, Expert Field Medical Badge tests Fort Carson's best, by SPC Robert Holland, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.10.2013

Date Posted:10.03.2013 15:31

Photo ID:1030407

VIRIN:130910-A-EK976-740

Resolution:3205x2289

Size:3.6 MB

Location:FORT CARSON, CO, USGlobe

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