Combat lifesaver course teaches lifesaving battlefield skills

Students from U.S. partner nations take a written examination during the Combat Lifesavers Course (CLC) at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 19, 2017. A properly trained combat lifesaver is capable of stabilizing many types of casualties and can slow the deterioration of a wounded service member’s condition until medical personnel arrive.
Students from U.S. partner nations take a written examination during the Combat Lifesavers Course (CLC) at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 19, 2017. A properly trained combat lifesaver is capable of stabilizing many types of casualties and can slow the deterioration of a wounded service member’s condition until medical personnel arrive.
Download full-resolution

Tags

Camp Lemonnier Africa Horn of Africa HOA combat lifesaver course medic Combat Medic Combat Course CLC

We suggest

U.S. Marines strengthen Djiboutian Army by leading joint bilateral academy course in Africa

The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably one of the most revered institutions within the U.S. Department of Defense. So, when Combined Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership recently welcomed members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) into the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course, it was a distinct honor.

CJTF-HOA 9/11 remembrance competition strengthens bodies, bonds of joint-branch warriors

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier and tenant units shed blood, sweat and tears during the Joint Warrior Competition here, Sept. 9.

State, Defense department officials focus on East Africa security

U.S. Embassy representatives from eight East African nations joined military leaders from U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier Jan. 24, for the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference.

U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

Initiated by the Japanese military, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported a joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training here, Sept. 29.

AMISOM strength bolstered with AFRICOM vehicle delivery to UPDF

The African Union Mission in Somalia’s capabilities to provide security in Somalia were recently strengthened when U.S. military members of U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa delivered nearly 20 vehicles and two storage containers to the Uganda People’s Defence Force here, Sept. 25.