• 1st Lt. Lori Gattrell, Charlie Company, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, simulates being overcome by gas at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Gattrell is a candidate in this year's EFMB and is required to don her gas mask to test her Warrior Skills on Combat Testing Lane 2. (Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    1st Lt. Lori Gattrell, Charlie Company, 173rd...

    1st Lt. Lori Gattrell, Charlie Company, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, simulates being overcome by gas at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Gattrell is a candidate...

  • 2nd Lt. Matthew Woods, a candidate in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, decontaminates his arms as part of Combat Testing Lane 2 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    2nd Lt. Matthew Woods, a candidate in the 2011...

    2nd Lt. Matthew Woods, a candidate in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, decontaminates his arms as part of Combat Testing Lane 2 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army Photo by...

  • Candidate 2nd Lt. Matthew Woods decontaminates his face and chemical facemask during Combat Testing Lane 2 as part of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Candidate 2nd Lt. Matthew Woods decontaminates...

    Candidate 2nd Lt. Matthew Woods decontaminates his face and chemical facemask during Combat Testing Lane 2 as part of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area...

  • 2nd Lt. Matthew Woods, a candidate of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, begins assembling a protective suit during a run through of Combat Testing Lane 2 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    2nd Lt. Matthew Woods, a candidate of the 2011...

    2nd Lt. Matthew Woods, a candidate of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, begins assembling a protective suit during a run through of Combat Testing Lane 2 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area...

  • Sgt. Douglas Ellisor, an evaluator for Combat Testing Lane 2 of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, observes a candidate doing a run through of the lane Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Sgt. Douglas Ellisor, an evaluator for Combat...

    Sgt. Douglas Ellisor, an evaluator for Combat Testing Lane 2 of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, observes a candidate doing a run through of the lane Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area...

  • Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity, Vilseck, Germany, a candidate for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, crosses over an obstacle while running through Combat Testing Lane 3 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity...

    Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity, Vilseck, Germany, a candidate for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, crosses over an obstacle while running through Combat Testing Lane 3 Aug. 3, 2011 at the...

  • Candidate Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity, Vilseck, Germany, crawls underneath a barbed- wire obstacle as part of Combat Testing Lane 3 for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Candidate Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental...

    Candidate Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity, Vilseck, Germany, crawls underneath a barbed- wire obstacle as part of Combat Testing Lane 3 for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 at the...

  • Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity, Vilseck, Germany, a candidate in Combat Testing Lane 3 for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, transfers a casualty onto a sled for transport Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity...

    Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity, Vilseck, Germany, a candidate in Combat Testing Lane 3 for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, transfers a casualty onto a sled for transport Aug. 3, 2011 at the...

  • Candidate Spc. James Walters and support staff Sgt. Aaron Chickini tighten straps in order to transport Staff Sgt. Marcus Hardin during a run-through of Combat Testing Lane 3 as part of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Candidate Spc. James Walters and support staff...

    Candidate Spc. James Walters and support staff Sgt. Aaron Chickini tighten straps in order to transport Staff Sgt. Marcus Hardin during a run-through of Combat Testing Lane 3 as part of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge...

  • 2nd Lt. Matthew Woods moves tactically through the woods during a run through of Combat Testing Lane 2 as part of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    2nd Lt. Matthew Woods moves tactically through...

    2nd Lt. Matthew Woods moves tactically through the woods during a run through of Combat Testing Lane 2 as part of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany...

  • Spc. Robert Palmer of the Grafenwoehr Health Clinic and candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing assists a wounded Soldier with a possible neck fracture on. Combat Testing Lane 3, Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    Spc. Robert Palmer of the Grafenwoehr Health...

    Spc. Robert Palmer of the Grafenwoehr Health Clinic and candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing assists a wounded Soldier with a possible neck fracture on. Combat Testing Lane 3, Aug. 3, 2011 at the...

  • Spc. Alex Hughes, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing practices one of the skills required for Combat Testing Lane 2 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Spc. Alex Hughes, 173rd Brigade Support...

    Spc. Alex Hughes, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing practices one of the skills required for Combat Testing Lane 2 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training...

  • Spc. Robert Palmer, Grafenwoehr Health Clinic, manuevers through an obstacle at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, Aug. 3, 2011 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Palmer is a candidate who is attemting to earn his EFMB. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    Spc. Robert Palmer, Grafenwoehr Health Clinic...

    Spc. Robert Palmer, Grafenwoehr Health Clinic, manuevers through an obstacle at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, Aug. 3, 2011 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Palmer is a candidate who is attemting to earn his...

  • 1st Lt. Lori Gattrell, Charlie Company, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, simulates being overcome by gas at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. Gattrell is a candidate in this year's EFMB and is required to wash her eyes as part of one task to test her Warrior Skills on Combat Testing Lane 2. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    1st Lt. Lori Gattrell, Charlie Company, 173rd...

    1st Lt. Lori Gattrell, Charlie Company, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, simulates being overcome by gas at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany...

  • Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion and a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing dons a protective mask during a run-through of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Explosives lane, Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support...

    Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion and a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing dons a protective mask during a run-through of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and...

  • Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion and a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing practices decontamination during a run-through of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Explosives lane, Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support...

    Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion and a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing practices decontamination during a run-through of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and...

  • Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion and a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, dons protective gear as Army Sgt. Garrett Shepherd, an evaluator from the 30th Medical Command Headquarters and Headquarters Company, makes notes during a run-through of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Explosives portion of the EFMB Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support...

    Spc. Alex Hughes of the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion and a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, dons protective gear as Army Sgt. Garrett Shepherd, an evaluator from the 30th Medical Command...

  • Spc. Alex Hughes, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing records information during a run-through of Combat Testing Lane 2 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mary Hogle)

    Spc. Alex Hughes, 173rd Brigade Support...

    Spc. Alex Hughes, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, a candidate at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing records information during a run-through of Combat Testing Lane 2 Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr...

  • Spc. Robert Palmer, Grafenwoehr Health Clinic,  completes a back crawl while at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, Aug. 3, 2011 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Candidate Palmer had to maneuver around several obstacles to make it through Combat Lane 3. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Dennis Gravelle)

    Spc. Robert Palmer, Grafenwoehr Health Clinic...

    Spc. Robert Palmer, Grafenwoehr Health Clinic, completes a back crawl while at the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, Aug. 3, 2011 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Candidate Palmer had to maneuver around several...

  • Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity, Vilseck, Germany, a candidate for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, radios in a 9-line Medical Evacuation as Staff Sgt. Corey Hunter, an evaluator for Combat Testing Lane 3, observes Aug. 3, 2011 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Trisha Pinczes)

    Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity...

    Spc. James Walters, Bavaria Dental Activity, Vilseck, Germany, a candidate for the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, radios in a 9-line Medical Evacuation as Staff Sgt. Corey Hunter, an evaluator for Combat...

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