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May 16, 2014

Medical experts test Airmen’s lifesaving skills

Senior Airman Timothy Young

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Airman 1st Class Jake Carter, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, hands off boxes of simulated human blood from the bed of a truck during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams completed eight medical based objectives during the event, the team with the best time at the end of the course was named the winners.

 
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Airman 1st Class Jake Carter, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, counts out 99 simulated pills during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were scored on how fast each member could count a specific number of pills.

 
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Airmen crawl under simulated barb wire during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were responsible for transporting a bag of medical equipment and a mannequin on a litter through all eight portions of the event.

 
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The Combat Search and Rescue Combined Test Force team carries a training mannequin during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The mannequin weight was equivalent to carrying a full grown human.

 
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Maj. Karen Buikema, 99th Air Base Wing chief of commander’s action group, carries a box of simulated human blood during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The challenge included eight stations that followed a medical theme.

 
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Members of the 58th Rescue Squadron’s “team 2” transfer a mannequin over barriers during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Participants were scored on the time it took them to complete eight stages while transporting a bag of medical supplies and a mannequin on a litter between each stage.

 
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The Combat Search and Rescue Combined Test Force team lifts a mannequin over their heads during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were tasked with lifting the litter 100 times before continuing on to the next stage of the challenge.




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