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    62nd Brigade Medics Provide Critical Capabilities

    62nd Brigade Medics Provide Critical Capabilities

    Photo By Sgt. 1st Class Miriam Espinoza | Sgt. 1st Class Steve Gaddy, 62nd Medical Brigade, updates the battle tracking matrix...... read more read more

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, UNITED STATES

    01.25.2018

    Story by Sgt. 1st Class Miriam Espinoza 

    593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command

    62nd Medical Brigade participated in Exercise Sudden Response Jan. 23-29 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The brigade simulated treatment, transportation, inspection and blood product distribution.

    The exercise was in support of Joint Task Force Civil Support’s Defense Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Response Force, who tested the response readiness of the medical, operations, aviation, chemical and logistic task forces.

    The Joint Task Force Civil Support mobilizes the Defense Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Response Force, comprised of specialists and experts in various supporting roles, including medical, aviation and chemical decontamination.

    62nd Medical Brigade provided the medical task force during the exercise to control and provide guidance to more than 1,000 Soldiers.

    The medical brigade coordinated between multiple Department of Defense task forces, JTF-CS, Federal Emergency Management Agency, local police and fires department, and subordinate units to ensure the evacuations of all civilians and Department of Defense casualties during the exercise.

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    Date Taken: 01.25.2018
    Date Posted: 02.15.2018 17:18
    Story ID: 264902
    Location: JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, US 

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