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Combat Medics

Modernizing Combat Medical Training to Provide American Troops With the Best Care Possible

Sen. Ron Wyden | Posted 06.20.2015 | Politics
Sen. Ron Wyden

Every year, the Department of Defense burns, maims, and kills more than 8,500 goats and pigs teaching combat medicine and training trauma medics. It should go without saying these animals differ from humans on many essential anatomical levels. These differences lead to sub-par training.

A Look at the Essential Navy SEAL Books of the Global War on Terrorism

Scott DiMarco | Posted 02.08.2015 | Home
Scott DiMarco

With the latest news about controversies of Navy SEAL Mark Owen writing a book about killing Osama bin Laden, and the naming of former SEALs involved in the mission, SEALs are on everyone's mind.

Meet Amilcar Rodriguez: Saving Lives on the Frontline

Mike Landers | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Mike Landers

While most Americans can list the five branches of the military, most do not realize the scope of military medical personnel on the battlefield and worldwide.

A Second Casualty: How Jimmy Kinsey Fell Apart After He Was Back Put Together (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

"The thing that got me was the amount of times I told the military to please, please help me come up with a way to help him with his addiction and wea...

Combat Medics Save Lives by Saving Blood (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 12.12.2011 | Home

"We never practice telling them they are going to be OK. Because that just sets it up for failure. You might get onto the bird and then he dies. You p...

David Wood

With Better Technology And Training, Medics Saving More Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

"Beyond the Battlefield" is a 10-part series exploring the challenges that severely wounded veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan face after they return ho...