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by AGR416
Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: CQB Shooting
Topic: One eye vs both eyes open
Replies: 9
Views: 5369

Re: One eye vs both eyes open

Guys, Keep in mind that stereoscopic vision is mostly important for depth percetion at short distances, closer than 20 feet. For further distances monocular cues are more important. So, the effect on shooting from having one eye closed is greatly exaggerated. It has more to do with hand-eye coordina...
by AGR416
Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: TCCC/Combat First Aid
Topic: Watch your step
Replies: 7
Views: 5054

Re: Watch your step

I agree that they did a very good job, particularly at staying calm. The few learning points from the vid, as I see them, are: -Remove casualty from site of explosion as soon as possible, in case of secondaries etc. Safety first! -If a pt is having trouble breathing while in the supine position, try...
by AGR416
Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: TCCC/Combat First Aid
Topic: Watch your step
Replies: 7
Views: 5054

Watch your step

http://www.michaelyon-online.com/watch-your-step.htm

Video at bottom of link.

The video shows an ANA soldier step on an IED, and how the medics treat him; from the instant it happens until post evacuation.

Didn't see it posted anywhere else.
by AGR416
Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: CQB Shooting
Topic: Safety [ON] or [OFF]
Replies: 23
Views: 10420

Re: Safety [ON] or [OFF]

The safety goes off when your sights are coming on to the target. The trigger finger stays off the trigger until you have your sights on target and you have made the decision to fire. You can stay on fire for the duration of the engagement and during the post engagement phase. The last part is impor...
by AGR416
Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: TCCC/Combat First Aid
Topic: Aorta Compression and Interposed Abdominal Compressions
Replies: 5
Views: 6654

Re: Aorta Compression and Interposed Abdominal Compressions

At a medical conference for the norwegian mil a couple of years ago, one of the speakers was Dr. John Hagmann of Deployment Medicine International: http://www.deploymentmedicine.com/home.html He is one of the main driving forces behind many of today's combat medical procedures, to include TCCC, TQ u...
by AGR416
Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Who are you?
Topic: Introduction-New Members Post your Intro Here:
Replies: 400
Views: 155686

Re: Introduction-New Members Post your Intro Here:

Hey guys I am active duty norwegian army, going on 11 years, mostly infantry and recon. Been on deployments to Kosovo and Afghanistan. Currently working in the S-2 shop. I was tuned in to this forum by a user who goes by Rye over on Gearsoc. My main interest areas are shooting, gear, combat medicine...

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