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"MEDIC!!!"

A word you never want to hear in combat, but one that gets an immediate response from a rare breed who go into places everyone else is fleeing from. 'Above and beyond' is the order of the day.

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Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2013

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Comment by Joseph Weber on March 9, 2013 at 1:38am

I just uploaded over 50 photos from my 1975-78 days at Amberg.  Check them out for anyone you might remember...

Comment by Bryan Venable on April 16, 2011 at 12:24am
I'll never forget Mr. Bryant our PA in Bamberg 2/2. He wanted all his medics to learn all they could as a medic under his supervision I learned to do venal cut-downs, field surgery, field dentistry, set fractures and a boat load of stitching. We were some of the highest trained medics in the whole 2nd ACR. Thank you Mr. Bryant!
Comment by David W. Poteete on December 27, 2010 at 1:43pm
Medic's in the 2nd Cav are the best. I had a couple of problems were I needed there help and I came out with only a couple of scars. Thanks
Comment by Dan C Stephens on December 3, 2010 at 7:31pm
Graf range 10 tank live fire, Nov 1982, some crazy drunk bastard at 200am ran across the range while m-1's were live firing, I was w 3rd Med at the time 3rd Inf Div out of Aschaffenburg Graves kassern, so we had to fire up the AMB and detain him an take him to the hospital, all he kept saying was were's Sgt Rock!!I will never forget that night.
Comment by Patrick cavdoc Biddy on March 8, 2010 at 6:24pm
During AIT one of the medics IT, I think she had 5 thumbs on each hand too, inserted the needle in the arm, then she freaked and let go. The muscle reaction was causing the syringe to jump around. I cannot recall if it was that one another but one had a needle break off in the arm. They took some pliers, pressed on the arm where the puncture was and enough of the needle poked out to grab it with the pliers. Pretty cool.
Comment by Bob Howard on March 8, 2010 at 4:30pm
At Pond Barracks 1965 we were giving shots, a favorite time for medics. I must say not all medics were good at this task. One medic who had five thumbs on each hand was having a pretty good day until........He puts the syringe in the bottle draws back the right amount pulls out the syringe and unknown to him the needle comes of the syringe , and stays in the bottle. So the next guy in line steps up, the medic hits him in the arm the medication what ever it was runs down his arm. Never mind the guy getting the shot, you should have seen the look on the medics face when he held up the syringe with no needle. I dont think the guys in line thought it was to funny, but all the medics did.
Comment by Bob Howard on February 24, 2010 at 2:16pm
MEDIC POWER ! I have some stories about that, but first its good to be with some fellow medics. Spent most of my time at Camp Gates, missed Harry by about a year. Harry i posted some pictures that might interest you. It's good to be here. Bob
Comment by Douglas B. Latford "Mongo" on December 31, 2009 at 9:00am
To one and all Happy New year and best wishes......."Mongo"
Comment by Douglas B. Latford "Mongo" on October 28, 2009 at 10:28pm
Yep Mr.white used to share some of his adventures with me and some of the guys from time to time. I hope to see him again some time and say thanks......."D"
Comment by kevin badger on October 28, 2009 at 4:18pm
Yes it is the same guy. We all learned a lot from him. Taught you what you wanted to know. Did you know that he was part of Delta and SF back in the days. He always had his beret and this very special picture hanging on the wall in this office at the aid station. I also had him as an instructor down at the 188th General Dispensary on Bamberg for some advanced Paramedic classes through City Colleges of Chicago.
 

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