• Sgt. Darryl Franks, 557th Medical Company (Area Support), demonstrates a casualty evaluation for 1st Lt. Hosea Cappella, 191st Cavalry, during the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany August 1, 2011. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Sgt. Darryl Franks, 557th Medical Company (Area...

    Sgt. Darryl Franks, 557th Medical Company (Area Support), demonstrates a casualty evaluation for 1st Lt. Hosea Cappella, 191st Cavalry, during the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany...

  • Spc. Bruce Case, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, treats a simulated casualty during the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1, 2011. (Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler, 138th PAD, NYARNG)

    Spc. Bruce Case, Brigade Support Battalion...

    Spc. Bruce Case, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, treats a simulated casualty during the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1, 2011. (Photo by Army...

  • Sgt. David Nguyen, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, treats a simulated casualty at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1, 2011. (Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler)

    Sgt. David Nguyen, Brigade Support Battalion...

    Sgt. David Nguyen, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, treats a simulated casualty at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1, 2011. (Photo by Army...

  • Spc. Renee Serell, C Company, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, fills out a casualty assessment form during the Tactical Casualty Care Task Lane at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1, 2011. (Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler, 138th PAD, NYARNG)

    Spc. Renee Serell, C Company, Brigade Support...

    Spc. Renee Serell, C Company, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, fills out a casualty assessment form during the Tactical Casualty Care Task Lane at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and...

  • Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborn Brigade Combat Team, assists a wounded Soldier at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held at Grafenwoehr, Germany Aug. 1-13. To earn an EFMB, candidates must complete four phases of testing plus a forced 12-mile road march on August 13. (Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle, 138th Public Affairs Detachment.)

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion...

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborn Brigade Combat Team, assists a wounded Soldier at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held at Grafenwoehr, Germany Aug. 1-13. To earn an EFMB...

  • Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, is ready to return fire on an unknown enemy while maneuvering through Combat Testing Lane 1 at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1-13. On CTL-1 all candidates are tested on Tactical Combat Casualty Care tasks. (Photo by Army Sgt. Dennis Gravelle, 138th Public Affairs Detachment.)

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion...

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, is ready to return fire on an unknown enemy while maneuvering through Combat Testing Lane 1 at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and...

  • Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, applies a tourniquet to a wounded Soldier during the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1-13.  Each candidate will be tested mentally and physically and must pass four testing phases, plus a 12-mile road march. (Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle, 138th Public Affairs Detachment.)

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion...

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, applies a tourniquet to a wounded Soldier during the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1-13...

  • Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, focuses on making his way through Combat Testing Lane 1 at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1-13. Candidates must pass four phases of testing, plus a forced 12-mile road march on August 13. (Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle, 138th Public Afairs Detachment)

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion...

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, focuses on making his way through Combat Testing Lane 1 at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held in Grafenwoehr, Germany...

  • Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, finds concealment while under fire on Combat Training Lane 1. Candidates must manuever through the training lane under fire, triage two casualities, treat their wounds, and get them ready for transport to a casualty collection point. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle, 138th Public Affairs Detachment.)

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion...

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, finds concealment while under fire on Combat Training Lane 1. Candidates...

  • Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd  Airborne Brigade Combat Team Headquarters and Headquarters Company, simulates securing a casualty in an ambulance during a lane walk-through at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany August 1, 2011. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade...

    Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Headquarters and Headquarters Company, simulates securing a casualty in an ambulance during a lane walk-through at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and...

  • Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, gets ready to disassemble his weapon as part of a task at the Tactical Casualty Care Lane (CTL 1) at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 1-13.   Howe is practicing to earn the EFMB, which only about 20 percent of military medics receive the right to wear on their uniforms. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle, 138th Public Affairs Detachment.)

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion...

    Spc. Chase Howe, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, gets ready to disassemble his weapon as part of a task at the Tactical Casualty Care Lane (CTL 1) at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization...

  • Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, simulates aiding a casualty as one of the graders, Sgt. Darryl Franks, 557th Medical Company (Area Support), observes a lane walk-through at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany August 1, 2011. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade...

    Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, simulates aiding a casualty as one of the graders, Sgt. Darryl Franks, 557th Medical Company (Area Support), observes a lane walk-through at the 2011 U.S...

  • Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, simulates administering aid to a casualty during a lane walk-through at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany August 1, 2011. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade...

    Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, simulates administering aid to a casualty during a lane walk-through at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in...

  • Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, simulates providing aid to Spc. Scott Lovett, 191st Cavalry, during a lane walk-through at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing in Grafenwoehr, Germany August 1, 2011. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade...

    Capt. Thomas Jorchia, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, simulates providing aid to Spc. Scott Lovett, 191st Cavalry, during a lane walk-through at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge...

  • Sgt. Joshua Hetisimer, Headquarters and Headquarter Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, a tester at the Tactical Combat Casualty Care Task Lane gives Spc. Bruce Case, Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, instructions during the standardization phase of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, August 1, 2011 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. (Photo by  Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler, 138th PAD, NYARNG)

    Sgt. Joshua Hetisimer, Headquarters and...

    Sgt. Joshua Hetisimer, Headquarters and Headquarter Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, a tester at the Tactical Combat Casualty Care Task Lane gives Spc. Bruce Case, Brigade Support Battalion...

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