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GST, FRST execute rapid emergency care in joint exercise

Medical personnel standing around medical tents.

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team and U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team participate in a joint emergency medical and surgical care exercise at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. The exercise included simulated patient scenarios and specific combat injury patterns. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Medical personnel standing in an outdoor training area.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyuree Rose, 86th Medical Squadron surgical technician, left, Capt. Annalynn Pilarca, 86th MDS emergency room clinical nurse, center, and Capt. Andrew Keralis, 86th MDS emergency room physician, listen to a training scenario brief during a joint 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team and U.S. Army 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team exercise at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. Simulated patient scenarios allowed GST and FRST personnel to exercise emergency medical and surgical care similar to what could be expected in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Close-up of hands applying a tourniquet.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyuree Rose, 86th Medical Squadron surgical technician, applies a tourniquet to a simulated patient during a joint 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team and U.S. Army 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team exercise at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. The exercise was used to demonstrate the ability to provide emergency care of injured or critically ill patients in a joint environment outside of established support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Medical personnel lifting a mannequin on a stretcher.

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team transport a simulated patient mannequin during a joint emergency medical and surgical care exercise with the U.S. Air Force 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. The joint exercise included damage control resuscitation and emergency care of simulated injured or critically ill patients in an environment outside of established patient movement capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Medical personnel working in an emergency room tent.

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team and U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team treat simulated patients during a joint emergency medical and surgical care exercise at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. The joint GST, FRST exercise gave medical personnel the opportunity to demonstrate damage control surgery and emergency care of simulated injured patients in an environment outside of established support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Close-up of simulated IV being administered.

U.S. Army Capt. Emily Myers, 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team intensive care unit registered nurse, simulates administration of an IV medication during a joint emergency medical and surgical care exercise with the U.S. Air Force 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. Air Force and Army medical personnel worked together during the exercise to establish an emergency room and operating room in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Medical personnel standing around a table of surgical tools.

U.S. Army Maj. Josiah Freemyer, 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team general surgeon, left, shows U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyuree Rose, 86th Medical Squadron surgical technician, how to properly assemble a gigli saw during a joint exercise at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. The Army and Air Force medical teams trained side-by-side to demonstrate joint emergency medical and surgical care capabilities during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Close-up of hands holding medical tools.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyuree Rose, 86th Medical Squadron surgical technician, holds a craniotomy burr set during a joint emergency medical and surgical care exercise with the U.S. Army 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. The exercise included various simulated patient scenarios and combat injuries in which the Air Force 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team and Army 160th MED DET FRST executed damage control resuscitation and surgery of injured or critically ill patients in a joint environment outside of established support and patient movement capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Medical personnel standing around an operating table.

Left to right: U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jason Webb, 86th Medical Squadron general surgeon, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyuree Rose, 86th MDS surgical technician, U.S. Army Maj. Josiah Freemyer, 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team general surgeon, and U.S. Army Maj. Kenneth Aytes, 160th MED DET FRST certified registered nurse anesthetist, treat a simulated patient during a joint exercise at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. The exercise allowed the Air Force 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team and Army 160th MED DET FRST to execute emergency medical care capabilities together in a simulated joint environment outside of established support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany --

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team and U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team participated in a joint emergency medical and surgical care exercise at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021.

The joint GST, FRST exercise gave medical personnel the opportunity to demonstrate damage control surgery and emergency care of simulated injured patients in an environment outside of established support.