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Ghazni PRT corpsmen, members treat soldiers after vehicle roll over

 

Written by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. J.T. May III Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs

Regional Command East - Combined Joint Task Force - 101Ghazni Province, Afghanistan –  U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Holton, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team radio telephone operator, provides security August 3rd in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, for a medical evacuation helicopter landing.

The PRT experienced a vehicle rollover while on their way to a mission.

The quick action of corpsmen and PRT members stabilized the injured, and helped ensure everyone walked away with non-life threatening injuries. Holton is originally from Norfolk, VA, and is deployed to Forward Operating Base Ghazni.

(Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Holton, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team radio telephone operator. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

 

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(Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team members carry an injured soldier to a helicopter for further medical evaluation in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, August 3rd. The PRT was en route to a mission when they experienced a vehicle rollover. Medical treatment was provided by Ghazni PRT corpsmen, and combat life saving actions were applied by PRT members. The injured were stabilized, and walked away with non-life threatening injuries due to the quick action, training and experience, and above all, teamwork of the first responders. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

(Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

(Left to right) U.S. Navy Chief Gregory Cinelli, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Navy chief hospital corpsman, and U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Woodrow Prudhomme take vital signs from an injured Soldier in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, August 3rd. As the corpsmen conducted first responder treatment, PRT members assisted by doing various tasks such as opening liters. Cinelli is originally from Haverhill, MA, and Prudhomme from Lake Charles, LA. Both are deployed to Forward Operating Base Ghazni. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. JT May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

(Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team security force members cover a Soldier with a blanket for comfort in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, August 3rd. The Soldier was involved in a vehicle rollover accident. PRT members provided combat life saving skills taught to stabilize causalities. The PRT received this training prior to deployment. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

(Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

U.S. Navy Chief Gregory Cinelli, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team chief hospital corpsman, leads the litter team to a medical evacuation helicopter in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, August 3rd. The PRT was involved in a vehicle rollover accident, but quick reaction from first responders Cinelli, U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Woodrow Prudhomme and PRT members ensured the stability of the injured. Cinelli is originally from Haverhill, MS, and Prudhomme from Lake Charles, LA. Both are deployed to Forward Operating Base Ghazni. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)


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