"Stop the Bleed" Course

Stop the Bleed, Education and Training

A member of the 59th Medical Wing’s first “Stop the Bleed” class applies a tourniquet on a simulated leg injury during the final evaluation of the class on June 21, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. “Stop the Bleed” kits will accompany automated external defibrillators inside 59 MDW facilities, and across JBSA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stanford)

Stop the Bleed, Education and Training

"Stop the Bleed" instructors from the 59th Medical Wing evaluate students during an exercise that tests the lessons learned from the course on June 21, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The U.S. military’s use of tourniquets as life-saving measures has helped trauma care evolve both downrange and stateside. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stanford)

Stop the Bleed, Education and Training

“Stop the Bleed” instructors from the 59th Medical Wing dress a simulated mannequin for an exercise on June 21, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. “Stop the Bleed” is a United States government initiative that trains civilians how to control life-threatening hemorrhaging. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stanford)

Stop the Bleed, Education and Training

“Stop the Bleed” kits include supplies such as tourniquets, gauze and gloves which are all needed to control hemorrhaging during an exercise on June 21, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. “Stop the Bleed” is designed to teach bystanders to control life-threatening bleeding until emergency personnel arrive. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stanford)

Stop the Bleed, Education and Training

Members from the 59th Medical Wing’s first “Stop the Bleed” class respond to a simulated accident during the final evaluation of the class on June 21, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Life-threatening hemorrhage is the number one cause of death in America between the ages of 1 and 46, and the “Stop the Bleed” initiative focuses on prevention. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stanford)

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- A member of the 59th Medical Wing’s first “Stop the Bleed” class applies a tourniquet on a simulated leg injury during the final evaluation of the class on June 21, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. “Stop the Bleed” kits will accompany automated external defibrillators inside 59 MDW facilities, and across JBSA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stanford)

 
 
  
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