CJTF-HOA expands combat lifesaving skills training to joint service members

U.S. Army Spc. Edlyn Maldonado, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, trains on applying a combat application tourniquet during combat lifesaver course held on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 11, 2017. The weeklong course instructed and certified nearly 15 joint-service members on how to provide care and prepare casualties for evacuation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
U.S. Army Spc. Edlyn Maldonado, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, trains on applying a combat application tourniquet during combat lifesaver course held on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 11, 2017. The weeklong course instructed and certified nearly 15 joint-service members on how to provide care and prepare casualties for evacuation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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