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FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Army News Service) -- With only a week's notice, Sgt. Derick Bosley found out that he would be competing in a 72-hour contest to name the Army's top combat medics. The 33-year-old Ranger paired up with Staff Sgt. Noah Mitchell, a fellow Ranger, to compete in the Army's Best Medic Competition, held in the San Antonio area. Both Mitchell's original partner and backup partner had suffered injuries before the competition began, making them unable to participate. "I looked at him and said, 'I guess we're going into this and straight winging it," Mitchell recalled. As Rangers continually train at a high standard, Mitchell, 26, said he had no worries about the abilities of his newest teammate. "I expect and know what he can do because he's an NCO in Ranger regiment medicine," he said. "There's no dropping the ball because we know that's just not what we d...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/177536/with_short_notice_sha...

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