Mass casualty training bolsters SOF medical response

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  • By Capt. Jessica Tait, 353rd Special Operations Group Public Affairs
  • 353rd Special Operations Group
U.S. Air Force 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron Operations Support Medicine (OSM) independent duty medical technicians (IDMTs) and flight doctor evaluate the medical response provided by 320th Special Tactics Squadron operators during a simulated mass casualty scenario Jan. 9, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Special Operations Forces Medical Element (SOFME) personnel evaluated 320th STS pararescuemen and combat controllers on their rapid action, decision making and technical performance of medical interventions during the scenario-based training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)