As a radio call blasted news of three soldiers injured in a firefight, medical soldiers braced themselves for the incoming chaos.
“Hey buddy, you alert?,” said a medic, as a soldier was rolled into the tent on a litter. Gauze was wrapped around the soldier’s chest.
The injuries — part of a simulated mass casualty exercise — tested soldiers from the 44th Medical Brigade’s 28th Combat Support Hospital to treat multiple soldiers with serious injuries. The soldiers worked with their Air Force partners to coordinate air transportation when injuries required a higher level of care.
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