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National Disaster Medical System exercise

Civil Air Patrol Cadets waiting to be moulaged and their parents observe a fellow member wearing an improvised neck-brace during a NDMS exercise at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., May 14, 2014. The 315th Airlift Wing hosted a National Disaster Medical System exercise to enable active, reserve and guard service members along with civilian agencies the ability to demonstrate medical rescue and treatment skills May 14, 2014. The event took place at both Joint Base Charleston, S.C., the location of the simulated earthquake incident where patients received initial treatment, and Greenville, S.C., where patients were evacuated to for follow-on care. The NDMS is designed to augment the Nation's medical response capability in a way that assists State and local authorities dealing with the medical impacts of a major disaster during peacetime while also providing support to military and the Department of Veterans Affairs medical systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kenneth W. Norman / Reviewed)



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This work, National Disaster Medical System exercise [Image 7 of 10], by SrA Kenneth Norman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.14.2014

Date Posted:05.20.2014 11:22

Photo ID:1354358

VIRIN:140514-F-QX786-407

Resolution:2824x1888

Size:896.83 KB

Location:JOINT BASE CHARLESTON - AIR BASE, SC, US

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