Images: Mass casualty drill becomes reality for sailors, Marines [Image 1 of 6]
Photo by Sgt. John Jackson
Surgeons with the Shock Trauma Platoon and Forward Resuscitative Surgery System, Surgical Company, 1st Maintenance Battalion (-) Reinforced, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward) perform neck surgery on a critically wounded patient at the STP/FRSS on Forward Operating Base Edinburgh, Afghanistan, April 10. For approximately three hours, the medical personnel completed blood transfusions, numerous X-Rays, three surgeries, fragment extractions and other medical procedures after an incident in nearby Musa Qa’lah in Helmand Province sent 11 critically wounded patients to the STP/FRSS.
Date Posted:04.13.2012 02:04