• Army Sgt. Igor Vishnepolskiy, 212th Combat Support Hospital, evaluates candidates during the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Explosives portion of Combat Testing Lane 2 of the 2011 U. S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Army Sgt. Igor Vishnepolskiy, 212th Combat...

    Army Sgt. Igor Vishnepolskiy, 212th Combat Support Hospital, evaluates candidates during the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Explosives portion of Combat Testing Lane 2 of the 2011 U. S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and...

  • Evaluators for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing prepare candidates to walk through a demonstration of Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  More than 250 U.S. and multinational military health professionals in Europe are participating in this year's testing for the right to wear the coveted EFMB on their uniforms. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Evaluators for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert...

    Evaluators for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing prepare candidates to walk through a demonstration of Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. More than 250 U.S. and...

  • Staff Sgt. Elwin Kline and Sgt. Douglas Ellisor, evaluators for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, perform a demonstration of Combat Testing Lane 2 for EFMB candidates Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  More than 250 military health professionals will go through the 120-hour testing phase during the second week of August for a chance to earn the coveted EFMB. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Staff Sgt. Elwin Kline and Sgt. Douglas...

    Staff Sgt. Elwin Kline and Sgt. Douglas Ellisor, evaluators for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, perform a demonstration of Combat Testing Lane 2 for EFMB candidates Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr...

  • Sgt. Douglas Ellisor, an evaluator for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, demonstrates how to decontaminate his weapon during a walk through with candidates on Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  CTL 2 tests candidates on their ability to perform basic Soldier skills while protecting themselves from a simulated Chemical, Biological, or Nuclear attack. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Sgt. Douglas Ellisor, an evaluator for the 2011...

    Sgt. Douglas Ellisor, an evaluator for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, demonstrates how to decontaminate his weapon during a walk through with candidates on Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the...

  • Staff Sgt. Elwin Kline, an evaluator for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, explains tasks on Combat Testing Lane 2 that candidates will be required to perform Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  More than 250 U.S. and multinational military health professionals are working toward earning the right to wear the coveted EFMB on their uniforms. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Staff Sgt. Elwin Kline, an evaluator for the...

    Staff Sgt. Elwin Kline, an evaluator for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, explains tasks on Combat Testing Lane 2 that candidates will be required to perform Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training...

  • German 2nd Lt. Felix Honig, SanStff Mainz Hospital, assists German Sgt. Dustin Nicholas, 4th Company, 21st Hospital Regiment, with the removal of his chemical protective equipment during the demo phase of Combat Testing Lane 2 at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, August 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  CTL 2 tests candidates on their ability to perform basic Soldier skills while protecting themselves from a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear attack.  (U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler)

    German 2nd Lt. Felix Honig, SanStff Mainz...

    German 2nd Lt. Felix Honig, SanStff Mainz Hospital, assists German Sgt. Dustin Nicholas, 4th Company, 21st Hospital Regiment, with the removal of his chemical protective equipment during the demo phase of Combat Testing Lane 2 at the 2011 U.S. Army...

  • Combat Testing Lane 2 support staff demonstrate proper casualty loading techniques during the demo phase of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing August 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler)

    Combat Testing Lane 2 support staff demonstrate...

    Combat Testing Lane 2 support staff demonstrate proper casualty loading techniques during the demo phase of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing August 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S...

  • Spc. Christopher A. Rovner, Bravo Company, 212th Combat Support Hospital, a candidate in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held Aug. 1-13, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, assists a buddy into his protective suit at Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2. CTL 2 tests Warrior Tasks, as well as EFMB candidates' ability to protect themselves from a Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear strike. (U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    Spc. Christopher A. Rovner, Bravo Company...

    Spc. Christopher A. Rovner, Bravo Company, 212th Combat Support Hospital, a candidate in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held Aug. 1-13, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, assists a buddy...

  • 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing candidates practice assisting other candidates in properly removing chemical protective suits at Combat Training Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  CTL 2 tests candidates on their ability to perform basic Soldier skills while protecting themselves from a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear attack. (U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler)

    2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical...

    2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing candidates practice assisting other candidates in properly removing chemical protective suits at Combat Training Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area...

  • Sgt. Paul Zimmerman, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, walks Sgt. Jazmine Velasquez and Capt. Ebony Peterman, candidates participating in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, through the correct way to remove contaminated protective gear  on Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  CTL 2 tests EFMB candidates on their ability to perform basic Soldier skills while protecting themselves from a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear attack  (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Sgt. Paul Zimmerman, 66th Military Intelligence...

    Sgt. Paul Zimmerman, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, walks Sgt. Jazmine Velasquez and Capt. Ebony Peterman, candidates participating in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, through the correct way to...

  • Sgt. Miriam J. Laird, 212th Combat Support Hospital, instructs candidates Sgt. Alaynna C. Davis, 212th CSH, and Spc. Christopher A. Rivner, Bravo Company, 212th CSH, at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing held Aug. 1-13 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  Both candidates had a total of 20 minutes to decontaminate each other from a Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear Explosive attack, a main component of the EFMB Combat Testing Lane 2. (U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    Sgt. Miriam J. Laird, 212th Combat Support...

    Sgt. Miriam J. Laird, 212th Combat Support Hospital, instructs candidates Sgt. Alaynna C. Davis, 212th CSH, and Spc. Christopher A. Rivner, Bravo Company, 212th CSH, at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing...

  • Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the 8th Medical Company (Logistics), asks Army Sgt. Reginald Hardy, an evaluator at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, to see his time for one of the tasks completed during the Chemical Biological, Radiological and Nuclear testing lane Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.   More than 250 military health professionals will go through the 120-hour testing phase during the second week of August for a chance to earn the coveted EFMB. (U.S Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the...

    Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the 8th Medical Company (Logistics), asks Army Sgt. Reginald Hardy, an evaluator at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, to see his time for one of the tasks...

  • Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the 8th Medical Company (Logistics), dons his protective gear for the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear explosives portion of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the...

    Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the 8th Medical Company (Logistics), dons his protective gear for the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear explosives portion of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization...

  • Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the 8th Medical Company (Logistics), records information during the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear explosives portion of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the...

    Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the 8th Medical Company (Logistics), records information during the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear explosives portion of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and...

  • Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the 8th Medical Company (Logistics), leads a litter team during a practice on Combat Testing Lane 2 of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the...

    Army Sgt. Michael Tonjes, a candidate from the 8th Medical Company (Logistics), leads a litter team during a practice on Combat Testing Lane 2 of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 2, 2011 at the...

  • Candidates in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing watch as a litter team loads a casualty for transport to a casualty collection point on Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  The EFMB Standardization week gives candidates the chance to practice their Soldier and medical skills prior to the 120-hour testing phase the following week.(U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    Candidates in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert...

    Candidates in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing watch as a litter team loads a casualty for transport to a casualty collection point on Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area...

  • Combat Testing Lane 2 support staff prepare to load a casualty on a vehicle during the demo phase of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing August 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.   CTL 2 tests candidates on their ability to perform basic Soldier skills while protecting themselves from a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear attack. (U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler)

    Combat Testing Lane 2 support staff prepare to...

    Combat Testing Lane 2 support staff prepare to load a casualty on a vehicle during the demo phase of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing August 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. CTL 2...

  • Sgt. Paul E. Zimmerman, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade and observer/controller for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, dons his chemical protective mask during an instruction period on Combat Training Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  Zimmerman was showing candidates Warrior Tasks that must be completed to receive a go on CTL 2, which tests candidates on their ability to perform basic Soldier skills while protecting themselves from a Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear attack. (Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    Sgt. Paul E. Zimmerman, 66th Military...

    Sgt. Paul E. Zimmerman, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade and observer/controller for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, dons his chemical protective mask during an instruction period on Combat Training...

  • Sgt. Miriam J. Laird, 212th Combat Support Hospital, instructs a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, on Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.  CTL 2 tests Soldier tasks that are simulated under a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear attack. (U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    Sgt. Miriam J. Laird, 212th Combat Support...

    Sgt. Miriam J. Laird, 212th Combat Support Hospital, instructs a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, on Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. CTL 2...

  • German candidates of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing practice donning their protective suits during the demo phase of Combat Training Lane 2 August 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Wheeler)

    German candidates of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe...

    German candidates of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing practice donning their protective suits during the demo phase of Combat Training Lane 2 August 2, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany...

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