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

U.S. Army medics with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa conducted training on care under fire and tactical combat care on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 11, 2017. The five-day course consists of 40 hours of blended classroom and hands-on training given by certified combat medics, and is open to all military branches here.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
U.S. Army medics with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa conducted training on care under fire and tactical combat care on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 11, 2017. The five-day course consists of 40 hours of blended classroom and hands-on training given by certified combat medics, and is open to all military branches here. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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