• January 18, 2017

Medical training

Sgt. 1st Class William Dame, right, and Sgt. 1st Class Rodarial Foster, standing left, both members of Medical Training Task Force, 479th Field Artillery Brigade, Division West, observe soldiers of 3rd Training Support Battalion, 290th Regiment, 479th Field Artillery Brigade, Division West, transfer a simulated casualty from a rescue sled stretcher to a litter during combat lifesaver training last month in Oklahoma City. The battalion’s soldiers train mobilizing Army National Guard and Army Reserve units on convoy live-fire and mounted gunnery training at Fort Hood, and must be certified because of the risks associated with live-fire training.

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