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  • New training prepares Airmen to save lives

    Airmen are “arming up” their life-saving skills with Tactical Combat Casualty Care, also known as TCCC. TCCC is a standardized course created to equip every Airman, Soldier, Sailor and Marine with the basic skills to save lives in combat operations. Replacing the Air Force’s Self Aid and Buddy Care Program, TCCC teaches Airmen to treat injuries until medical care arrives.
  • Stop the bleed

    Everybody has the capacity to help somebody. That singular concept is the launching point for the “Stop the Bleed” campaign, a joint effort between the federal agencies and civilian organizations in response to Presidential Policy Directive 8.
  • Fairchild Airman saves two children

    Master Sgt. Joshua O’Brien was walking with his family around Medical Lake, enjoying an unseasonably-warm Washington winter day. As they made their way toward the waterfront, O’Brien noticed two young girls walking out onto the frozen lake when the girls suddenly fell through the ice into the water below.
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