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Master Sgt. Jason Anderson, 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of flight medicine, gives feedback to the members of the 47th OMRS on how they performed during the readiness exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. The exercise was part of the new Defense Health Agency initiative to familiarize in-service medics with combat-like scenarios in order for them to be deployment-ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Master Sgt. Jason Anderson, 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of flight medicine, gives feedback to the members of the 47th OMRS on how they performed during the readiness exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. The exercise was part of the new Defense Health Agency initiative to familiarize in-service medics with combat-like scenarios in order for them to be deployment-ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

A team of Airmen assigned to the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron approach the finish point with a casualty during a readiness exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Medical dummies as well as one Airmen played the role of being a casualty to simulate real world scenarios as teams of Medics practiced their life saving skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

A team of Airmen assigned to the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron approach the finish point with a casualty during a readiness exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Medical dummies as well as one Airmen played the role of being a casualty to simulate real world scenarios as teams of Medics practiced their life saving skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Tech Sgt. Michele Lazurka, 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron flight medicine office manager, escorts a team of medics to the exercise final destination at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. The medics were faced with the challenge of extracting the casualties in less than an hour back to the starting point. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Tech Sgt. Michele Lazurka, 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron flight medicine office manager, escorts a team of medics to the exercise final destination at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. The medics were faced with the challenge of extracting the casualties in less than an hour back to the starting point. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

A team of Airmen assigned to the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron lift an injured Airman during a readiness training exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Medical dummies as well as one Airmen played the role of being a casualty to simulate real world scenarios as teams of Medics practiced their life saving skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

A team of Airmen assigned to the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron lift an injured Airman during a readiness training exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Medical dummies as well as one Airmen played the role of being a casualty to simulate real world scenarios as teams of Medics practiced their life saving skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

A team of Airmen assigned to the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron strap down an individual for extract during a readiness training exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Medical dummies were treated as real casualties while medics had to think critically and act quickly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

A team of Airmen assigned to the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron strap down an individual for extract during a readiness training exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Medical dummies were treated as real casualties while medics had to think critically and act quickly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Watson, a 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron medical technician, guards a unit giving medical care during a readiness exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. One aspect the team trained on was setting up 360 degree perimeter security to protect anyone giving medical care from adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Watson, a 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron medical technician, guards a unit giving medical care during a readiness exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. One aspect the team trained on was setting up 360 degree perimeter security to protect anyone giving medical care from adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Airmen assigned to the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron gather one last time to celebrate their hard work during a readiness exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Communication, command and control were key takeaways from the readiness exercise, said MSgt. Jason Anderson, 47th OMRS NCO in charge of flight medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Airmen assigned to the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron gather one last time to celebrate their hard work during a readiness exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Communication, command and control were key takeaways from the readiness exercise, said MSgt. Jason Anderson, 47th OMRS NCO in charge of flight medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Airman 1st Class Jose Caldero, a 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron aerospace and operational physiology technician, participated in a medical readiness training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Caldero is one of approximately 65 medics who spent the early hours of Friday morning improving his readiness skills by playing the role of security during the training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Airman 1st Class Jose Caldero, a 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron aerospace and operational physiology technician, participated in a medical readiness training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. Caldero is one of approximately 65 medics who spent the early hours of Friday morning improving his readiness skills by playing the role of security during the training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Airmen assigned to the 47th Medical Group lay in a formation to protect against adversaries in an exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. One aspect the team trained on was setting up 360 degree perimeter security to protect anyone giving medical care from adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

Airmen assigned to the 47th Medical Group lay in a formation to protect against adversaries in an exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. One aspect the team trained on was setting up 360 degree perimeter security to protect anyone giving medical care from adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)

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