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Joint Security Forces shares life saving techniques with local forces

November 01, 2017

This report originally published at southcom.mil.

COMAYAGUA, Honduras, Nov. 1, 2017 — COMAYAGUA, Honduras — Joint Task Force-Bravo Joint Security Forces participated in a Subject Matter Expert Exchange with and local police forces in Comayagua, Honduras, October 25, 2017.

The exchange included practices on how to protect burns and open wounds, applying tourniquets, stabilizing fractures, basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation on children and adults, and how to improvise stretchers.

Joint Security Forces is composed of Puerto Rico National Guard service members and conducts Law Enforcement and Security Operations for Joint Task Force-Bravo personnel and equipment anywhere within the Central American area of operations.

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