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Medic! 911th ASTS and 911th AES train in tactical combat care

Senior Airman Heather Bell, medical technician with the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, and Flight Lt. Lisa Page, medical support officer with the Royal Air Force Leuchars, Scotland, practice bandaging wounds on Capt. Ashley Stough, flight nurse with the 911th AES, and Senior Airman Autumn Maurin, medical technician with the 911th AES, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 18, 2019. This practice session would benefit later in the week as they used these skills during a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Senior Airman Heather Bell, medical technician with the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, and Flight Lt. Lisa Page, medical support officer with the Royal Air Force Leuchars, Scotland, practice bandaging wounds on Capt. Ashley Stough, flight nurse with the 911th AES, and Senior Airman Autumn Maurin, medical technician with the 911th AES, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 18, 2019. This practice session would benefit later in the week as they used these skills during a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Senior Master Sgt. David Miller, functional manager with the911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, provides cover in a simulation at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 19, 2019. During the simulation, the instructors performed a scenario similar to one the students would be in the next day in order to better prepare them for the training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Senior Master Sgt. David Miller, functional manager with the911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, provides cover in a simulation at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 19, 2019. During the simulation, the instructors performed a scenario similar to one the students would be in the next day in order to better prepare them for the training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Maj. Paul Blycheck, flight nurse with the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, and Senior Master Sgt. David Miller, functional manager with the 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, act out a possible combat scenario for Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania June 19, 2019. The instructors acted out the combat scenario to give the students a better understanding of the scenario they would be doing the next day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Maj. Paul Blycheck, flight nurse with the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, and Senior Master Sgt. David Miller, functional manager with the 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, act out a possible combat scenario for Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania June 19, 2019. The instructors acted out the combat scenario to give the students a better understanding of the scenario they would be doing the next day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing perform a medical procedure on a mechanical mannequin at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania June 19, 2019. During the week-long training at Fort Indiantown Gap, the medical personnel trained on several different procedures using the mechanical mannequins. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing perform a medical procedure on a mechanical mannequin at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania June 19, 2019. During the week-long training at Fort Indiantown Gap, the medical personnel trained on several different procedures using the mechanical mannequins. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

2nd Lt. Damian Gonzalez, flight nurse with the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, practices opening an airway through the trachea at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania June 19, 2019. This was one of the stations the members of the 911th Airlift Wing had to train at in preparation for their simulation with mechanical mannequins. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

2nd Lt. Damian Gonzalez, flight nurse with the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, practices opening an airway through the trachea at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania June 19, 2019. This was one of the stations the members of the 911th Airlift Wing had to train at in preparation for their simulation with mechanical mannequins. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Tech Sgt. Nicole Martin, aerospace medical technician with the 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, trains members of the 911th Airlift Wing and the Royal Air Force Leuchars, Scotland, on the proper way to get a patient onto a litter at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 19, 2019. Martin showed the Airmen that when putting a patient onto a litter it is important to make sure that a blanket be put under them in order to prevent hypothermia and protect their wounds from the elements as they are transported. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Tech Sgt. Nicole Martin, aerospace medical technician with the 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, trains members of the 911th Airlift Wing and the Royal Air Force Leuchars, Scotland, on the proper way to get a patient onto a litter at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 19, 2019. Martin showed the Airmen that when putting a patient onto a litter it is important to make sure that a blanket be put under them in order to prevent hypothermia and protect their wounds from the elements as they are transported. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Members of the 911th Airlift Wing and the Royal Air Force Leuchars, Scotland, run through the scenario they will be doing at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 18, 2019. During the week at Fort Indiantown Gap the medical personnel learned about tactical combat care and would later use it in the scenario room with mechanical mannequins. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Members of the 911th Airlift Wing and the Royal Air Force Leuchars, Scotland, run through the scenario they will be doing at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 18, 2019. During the week at Fort Indiantown Gap the medical personnel learned about tactical combat care and would later use it in the scenario room with mechanical mannequins. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Senior Airman Luke Block, medical technician with the 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, simulates an assessment of Tech Sgt. Nicole Martin, aerospace medical technician with the 911th ASTS, during a simulation at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 20, 2019. Martin was acting as a concussed Airman for the simulation and had to be attended to to by the students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

Senior Airman Luke Block, medical technician with the 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, simulates an assessment of Tech Sgt. Nicole Martin, aerospace medical technician with the 911th ASTS, during a simulation at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 20, 2019. Martin was acting as a concussed Airman for the simulation and had to be attended to to by the students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Thomson)

FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. --

Airmen attached to the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron and the Royal Air Force Leuchars, Scotland all joined together at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, for tactical combat care training in a combat simulation. The beginning of the week was spent in class learning the skills needed in a variety of combat situations and to be put into practice later on. In the end the Airmen had the opportunity to use mechanical mannequins which simulated breathing, bleeding and most major signs of life for their simulation. The instructors set up an entire scenario with three different locations to give the Airmen an overall sense of the different environments they might be in.