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Special Operations Medics Refine Tactical Combat Casualty Care | DVIDS
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Special Operations Medics Refine Tactical Combat Casualty Care | DVIDS

Special operations medics are among the best trained and most proficient in the world. But, to maintain a high level of readiness, they must practice their skills in controlled environments under the mentorship of senior medical professionals.

As a 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) battalion surgeon, Maj. Hunter Winegarner assists in the planning and execution of medical training across the Group. On April 6th, Winegarner led a group of medics through some of the most realistic training Fort Carson has to offer.

“The best training is when they [Soldiers] are able to figure out the problems without input,” Winegarner said. “Sometimes it’s hard to convey what the difference is between real-life and training.”

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