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443rd Civil Affairs Bn trains others to save lives
U.S. Army Staff Sgt, Crystal Velasquez, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted medical advisor and course instructor, watches as U.S. Army Spc. Josue Mendez inserts a needle catheter to relieve tension pneumothorax on a practice model during a combat lifesaver course held on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 11, 2017. The procedure is used by medical professionals and combat lifesavers to mitigate the positive pressure in the thoracic cavity that can cause a lung to collapse. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
U.S. Army Staff Sgt, Crystal Velasquez, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted medical advisor and course instructor, watches as U.S. Army Spc. Josue Mendez inserts a needle catheter to relieve tension pneumothorax on a practice model during a combat lifesaver course held on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 11, 2017. The procedure is used by medical professionals and combat lifesavers to mitigate the positive pressure in the thoracic cavity that can cause a lung to collapse. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
U.S. Army Staff Sgt, Crystal Velasquez, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted medical advisor and course instructor, watches as U.S. Army Spc. Josue Mendez inserts a needle catheter to relieve tension pneumothorax on a practice model during a combat lifesaver course held on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 11, 2017. The procedure is used by medical professionals and combat lifesavers to mitigate the positive pressure in the thoracic cavity that can cause a lung to collapse. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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