U.S. Soldier Trains Afghan Army Medics on Forward Operating Base Gamberi

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kristal Wise, left, shows Afghan soldiers how to properly dress a head wound on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 26, 2013. Wise, a health care specialist, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kristal Wise, left, shows Afghan soldiers how to apply a hasty or quick tourniquet on a practice dummy mannequin on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 26, 2013. Wise, a health care specialist, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kristal Wise, left, speaks to a translator while instructing an Afghan army medic on the proper way to open the airway of a casualty on a practice mannequin on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 26, 2013. Wise, a health care specialist, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kristal Wise, second from left, speaks to Afghan army medics with the help of a translator on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 27, 2013. Wise, a health care specialist, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kristal Wise, left, helps train Afghan army medics on the proper way to move a casualty using a transport litter and a plastic dummy mannequin on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 27, 2013. Wise, a health care specialist, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kristal Wise, right, shows the proper way to apply an improvised tourniquet on an Afghan soldier on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 27, 2013. Wise, a health care specialist, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade
  • An Afghan army medic moves a practice dummy mannequin to a safer location for tactical field care and further medical treatment during the care-under-fire phase of a combat life saver class on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 27, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kristal Wise, kneeling right, observes an Afghan army medic move a practice dummy mannequin to a safer location for tactical field care and further medical treatment during the care-under-fire phase of a combat life saver class on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 27, 2013. Wise, a health care specialist, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kristal Wise, second from right, tells a translator, foreground, what to say to an Afghan army medic as he treats his casualty, a practice dummy mannequin, during the care-under-fire phase of a combat life saver class on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, March 27, 2013. Wise, a health care specialist, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company C, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade