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Photos by Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez

Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army soldiers take a literacy test during the first Combat Medic Competition at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Oct 10. The objective of the competition was to improve the medics’ knowledge of medicine and to inspire unity within the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo by Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army soldiers wait to begin the marksmanship portion of the Inaugural Afghan National Army Combat Medic Challenge at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Oct. 12. The 5th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Medical Company hosted the event, Oct. 10-14, with the objective to improve the medics’ knowledge of medicine and to inspire unity within the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force Public Affairs)PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – 1st Lt. Adam Eich, 48th Brigade, 1-121 Battalion, Georgia National Guard offers an Afghan National Army soldier marksmanship pointers during the first Combat Medic Competition at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Oct. 11. The objective of the competition was to improve the medics’ knowledge of medicine and to inspire unity within the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force Public Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Two Afghan National Army soldiers provide simulated medical attention during the Inaugural Afghan National Army Combat Medic Challenge at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Oct. 12. The 5th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Medical Company hosted the event, Oct. 10-14, with the objective to improve the medics’ knowledge of medicine and to inspire unity within the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – An Afghan National Army soldier provides simulated medical attention during the first Combat Medic Competition at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Afghanistan, Oct. 12. The 5th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Medical Company hosted the Inaugural Afghan National Army Combat Medic Challenge at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Afghanistan, Oct. 10-14, 2009. The objective of the competition was to improve the competitors’ knowledge of medicine and to inspire unity within the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army soldiers lift a litter into an ambulance during the first Combat Medic Competition at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Oct. 13. The objective of the competition was to improve the medics’ knowledge of medicine and to inspire unity within the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – An Afghan National Army soldier places a splint on a U.S. service member during the first Combat Medic Competition at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Oct. 13. The objective of the competition was to improve the medics’ knowledge of medicine and to inspire unity within the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – An Afghan National Army soldier provides simulated medical attention during the first Combat Medic Competition at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Oct. 13. The objective of the competition was to improve the medics’ knowledge of medicine and to provide unity of the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo U.S. Air Force by Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – An Afghan National Army soldier shows his third place medal during the first Combat Medic Competition at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Oct 14. The objective of the competition was to improve the medics’ knowledge of medicine and to inspire unity within the 203rd Corps medical community. A ruck march race, medical evacuation, hands on demonstrations and lectures, and marksmanship competition were some of the events that took place throughout the four day event. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

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