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A new Army Medical Corps procedure allows for essential life-saving blood to be transferred between the hospital and troops down-range in a more timely manner.
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Photo: Capt. Mario Ramirez and Capt. Suzanne Morris, members of the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Critical Care Air Transport Team, confirm a patient's identity and prepare to administer a blood transfusion during a flight out of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 21, 2013. A CCATT crew consists of a physician, intensive care nurse and a respiratory therapist, making it possible to move severely injured or gravely ill servicemembers by air. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis

U.S. Air Force Capts. Mario Ramirez and Suzanne Morris confirm a patient’s identity and prepare to administer a blood transfusion during a flight out of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 21, 2013.
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Service members in Afghanistan who receive life-threatening injuries need blood quickly to help save their lives.
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Iron Focus is a four week training exercise at Fort Bliss, Texas. Brea Joseph, Special Effects Makeup Artist, helps the training exercise seem more real with her talents. Soldiers get a “real world” feeling from her talent. 1st Stryker Brigade …
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Too much is never enough, especially when it comes to fresh blood supplies in Afghanistan. If you are deployed, or are deploying soon, be sure to have a blood screening test so if the call for blood happens while you …
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