Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Seagoing casualty drill

These photographs serve as a Veteran's Day tribute to the hard-working cooks and bakers of the U.S. Navy ...

General quarters is an all hands evolution. All sailors, myself included in the 1970s, are trained to handle emergency situations.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 8, 2008) Culinary Specialist 3rd Class James Wear, left, and Hospital Corpsman Carroll Domino carry a Sailor acting as a casualty to the operating room during a mass casualty drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). The Bonhomme Richard medical training team holds drills to ensure all medical personnel have proficient training and will be ready to respond to a real-life scenario.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeffery J. Gabriel Jr.

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