U.S., Afghan Medics Train on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Afghan Sgt. Fazal Haq Maftoon, left, a flight medic, performs his initial assessment on a simulated patient with U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Miguel Valdez, right, during training on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2012. Valdez, a flight medic, is assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Hammerhead, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Schroeder
  • Afghan Sgt. Fazal Haq Maftoon, a flight medic, cares for a simulated patient in a UH-60 medevac Black Hawk helicopter during training on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Schroeder
  • U.S. Army Capt. Margaret Larson speaks to Afghan flight medics assigned to the Kandahar Air Wing during training on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2012. Larson, an executive officer, is assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Hammerhead, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Schroeder
  • Afghan Sgt. Fazal Haq Maftoon, right, a flight medic, receives a 9-line medical evacuation request for his final test during training on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2012.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Schroeder
  • Afghan Sgt. Fazal Haq Maftoon, right, a flight medic, runs to a UH-60 medevac Black Hawk helicopter with U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Miguel Valdez, left, after receiving a 9-line medical evacuation request for his final test during training on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2012. Valdez, a flight medic, is assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Hammerhead, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Schroeder
  • Afghan flight medic Jan Alem, right, and a U.S. soldier, left, load a simulated patient into a UH-60 medevac Black Hawk helicopter during training on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Schroeder