28 Dec '14, 11pm

BZ to two #USNavy corpsmen in Afghanistan. Read about their actions at via @AllHandsMag

BZ to two #USNavy corpsmen in Afghanistan. Read about their actions at via @AllHandsMag

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Louis Bismonte and Hospital Corpsman 2nd class Frederick Ehlers, while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan with Embedded Partner Team (EPT), Combat Logistics Battalion 4 (CLB-4), currently attached to 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward), Regimental Combat Team 6, were awakened by EPT interpreters. The men were told to grab their medical supplies and go to the Afghan National Army (ANA) medical tent. "When we got to the tent, the first casualties had already been brought in," said Ehlers. "(The ANA) were making trips back and forth from the accident site, bringing back groups of the injured." A civilian Afghan bus had crashed near the camp's entry control point resulting in 28 casualties, including the death of five Afghan civilians. "We were working with the ANA medics to provide the first level of care," said Ehlers. "If (the casualtie...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/ah_online/deptStory.asp?issue=3&dep=2...

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