The following is a release from Lance Cpl. Carlos Cruz Jr., III Marine Expeditionary Force:
An unanticipated training event put Combat Logistics Company 36 corpsmen’s training to the test during Exercise Dragon Fire 2015 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 20, 2015.
To begin training day 12, Staff Sgt. Anthony M. Phaire, operations chief for CLC-36, surprised CLC-36 corpsmen with an injury scenario to test their training and readiness capabilities.
During this unexpected training scenario, Marines were setting up for the live-fire event, when one of the Marines unloading the truck collapsed, and started kicking and screaming in pain. All three corpsmen were at the safety vehicle.
“The other two corpsmen and I had no clue the training was going to occur and were not told it was just training until after we treated and evacuated the patient,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor A. Tisby, a hospital corpsman with CLC-36.
During training exercises, if the corpsmen are not at the firing line, they are usually standing by at the safety vehicle located near the exit.
Sgt. Kendrick Moore, a motor transport operator with CLC-36, acted as the injured …read more
Source:: Tactical Life