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Teaching IA First Responders

During first aid training two Iraqi soldiers carry a wounded comrade to safety after treating his wounds at Camp Taji, Iraq, Oct.12. The training helps to sustain previous first aid skills and teach newer IA soldiers how to respond in an emergency situation.

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This work, Teaching IA First Responders [Image 1 of 4], by Alun Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.12.2009

Date Posted:10.14.2009 08:41

Photo ID:212501



Size:477.04 KB

Location:CAMP TAJI, IQGlobe

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