U.S. Marines, Sailors Provide Medical Care in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marines and sailors carry an injured Afghan soldier from a UH-60 Black Hawk medevac helicopter on Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. The Marines and sailors, assigned to surgical platoon, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, are members of a shock trauma unit, responsible for providing medical care to injured patients brought to the outpost. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marines and sailors provide medical aide to an injured Afghan soldier on Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Natalie R. Correll draws an antibiotic for an injured Afghan soldier on Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. Correll, a registered nurse, is assigned to surgical platoon, Combat Logistics Regiment 2. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Christian Diaz, left, helps U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Asheesh Kumar, right, place a central line into an injured Afghan soldier on Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. Diaz, a hospital corpsman and surgical technician, and Kumar, an anesthesiologist, are assigned to surgical platoon, Combat Logistics Regiment 2. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Natalie R. Correll provides care to an injured Afghan soldier on Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. Correll, a registered nurse, is assigned to surgical platoon, Combat Logistics Regiment 2. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jenna Uhrich, right, pours sterile normal saline water for U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Semo A. Ayers, left, on Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. Uhrich, a hospital corpsman, and Ayers, a surgical technician, are assigned to surgical platoon, Combat Logistics Regiment 2. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jared Bernard operates on an injured Afghan soldier on Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. Bernard, a resuscitative surgical doctor, is assigned to surgical platoon, Combat Logistics Regiment 2. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marines carry an injured Afghan soldier after surgery on Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk medevac helicopter departs from Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 8, 2013. The helicopter transported an injured Afghan soldier to another camp for additional medical care. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia