U.S. Marines wounded by Japanese fire on the beaches of Iwo Jima are evacuated on pontoon barges by U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen to be taken on LSTs, then transferred to hospital ships, Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945.
U.S. Navy corpsmen come to the aid of a wounded U.S. Marine against the backdrop of a smashed up Japanese pillbox during the battle of Iwo Jima, February 1945. The barrel protruding out of the pillbox is a Japanese 120mm AA gun Type 3.
IN-AIR TREATMENT – Fred E. Davis, HM2, one of the many United States Navy corpsmen assigned to medical evacuations with Marine helicopters at Danang, administers to a wounded Marine enroute to a field hospital. “Doc” Davis may treat a dozen wounded men his ‘copter has taken out of fire-fights during a 24-hour tour of watch. Davis is attached to MAG 16.
Navy Corpsmen prepare threee Marines wounded on Kari San Mountain for medevac via a Sikorsky H-5 helicopter. The Korean War was the first instance of dedicated use of helicopters for evacuating casualties. May 23, 1951
Doing this commission was like pulling teeth. Normally I go for a more fantasy based thing. Not typically anything to do with the military. Ah well It turned out well despite how difficult it was for me.
U.S. Marines and corpsmen with 3rd Platoon, Company I, Battalion Landing Team 3/8, Regimental Combat Team 8, medically evacuate Afghan civilian Ghamay Ghilgi, brought to 3rd Platoon’s patrol base in Kakar village, Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 7, 2011, onto an International Security Assistance Force helicopter.