FORT HOOD, Texas – Navy and Air Force medical teams will be joining Army medical units May 28-31 during a Joint Emergency Medicine Exercise, hosted by Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

The purpose of the exercise is to train emergency medicine students in combat casualty care and will include aeromedical care and Forward Resuscitation Surgical Team (FRST) care in various scenarios. The students also will participate in Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) concepts on simulated casualties at the Fort Hood Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC).

Participating units include: Navy Medical Center San Diego, Medical College of Georgia, University of Nebraska,  772nd,  and the 555th, Forward Surgical Teams, III Corps assets and an Air Force Air Medical Evacuation team.

The exercise will be open to media from 4-5 p.m. May 29. Media interview opportunities with exercise coordinators and students will be available at that time.

Media representatives interested in attending the media event should RSVP by email: usarmy.hood.medcom-crdamc.mbx.pao  or by calling CRDAMC Public Affairs (254) 553-6218 or (254) 338-6087 by noon Wednesday, May 29.