Combat survivability has doubled since Vietnam, says assistant secretary
Photo Credit: Elizabeth M. Lorge
Staff Sgt. Matt Sims, an Army medic, demonstrates the Asherman Chest Seal, a bandage and one-way valve that lets the air out of a punctured lung. Sims credits the seal with saving his life after debris from an improvised-explosive device punctured his lung in Iraq.
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