Portable ultrasound empowers Special Forces medics
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Crisp/ 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Maj. Andrew Morgan (right), battalion surgeon, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), explains some of the functions of a portable ultrasound machine to Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Burkett, a medic in the battalion, while Sgt. 1st Class Steven Radloff, also a medic in the unit, looks on during the Special Operations Medical Association's annual conference Dec. 15, in Tampa, Fla. Morgan and his office have been pushing to get more portable ultrasound machines, as well as practical training, in the hands of Special Forces medics in order to help empower them on the battlefield.
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