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US medics train Afghan medics on life-saving skills

An Afghan National Army soldier (top right), provides security as an ANA medic talks to a translator, (right), while treating his casualty, a practice dummy mannequin, during the care-under-fire phase of a combat life saver class at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, March 27, 2013. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Wise, (second from right), a health care specialist assigned to Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, based out of Fort Hood, Texas and native of Miami, Fla., taught ANA soldiers different levels of medical care including; tactical field care, care under fire and various ways of evacuating a casualty during a week-long class. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade Task Force Long Knife Public Affairs)



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This work, US medics train Afghan medics on life-saving skills [Image 1 of 18], by SSG Richard Andrade, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.28.2013

Date Posted:03.31.2013 07:06

Photo ID:898107

VIRIN:130329-A-UO630-019

Resolution:2848x4288

Size:1.86 MB

Location:LAGHMAN PROVINCE, AFGlobe

Hometown:MIAMI, FL, US

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