Health & Safety

February 8, 2013

Hit, run exercise hones response

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Senior Master Sgt. Sandra Nunes, 56th Medical Operations Squadron superintendent, mixes costume makeup Jan. 30 to create the illusion of a compound leg fracture in preparation for a hit-and-run response exercise at Luke Air Force Base. By having mock wounds such as these, first responders are better able to react to the situations they come upon in an exercise. The 56th MDOS creates fake injuries for exercises ranging from bruises and dog bites to broken bones.

 
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56th Civil Engineer Squadron and 56th MDOS emergency medical technicians tend to the wounds of mock hit-and-run victim during an exercise designed to test the ability of various emergency teams to respond quickly and efficiently to an incident.

 
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Airman 1st Class Kayce Miller, 56th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician, holds her wound as Senior Airman Jeff May, 56th CS airfield systems technician, performs self aid and buddy care during a hit-and-run exercise.

 
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56th CES and 56th MDOS emergency medical technicians load the mock hit-and-run victim into an awaiting ambulance.

 
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Tech. Sgt. William Butler, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron sheet metal section assistant NCO-in-charge, blows into the Intoxilyzer 8000 to test breath alcohol content during the exercise. Butler, the perpetrator of the mock hit-and-run incident during the exercise, was apprehended at his place of work and transported to the 56th SFS detention center for questioning.




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