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PJ Medcast

PJ MEDCAST are the podcasts for PJ MED (Pararescue Medicine). Besides PJs, these podcasts may be useful to other Military, Law Enforcement and Civilian Medical Personnel involved in Tactical and Technical Rescue Medicine, and other facets of Operational Medicine. PJs may document the time they spend listening to podcasts as training for their training folders, and also apply towards Paramedic Recertification. This podcast represents the positions of the authors and may not represent the offical position of the Department of the Defense or the United States Government.
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 17, 2016

Billy is a great New Yorker and a great American. He shares a couple of stories from selection in the late 60's, Vietnam, as well as  a civil SAR mission with international intrigue and  appendicitis.  This is our first podcast with stories from Vietnam and hopefully not our last, in celebrating the PJs and historic work they performed on a regular basis.  Hear about the forest penetrator and bamboo, rustling in the bushes, and more.

Oct 17, 2016

In this article by an SAS officer, leadership essentials are boiled down to three points: Leaders decide, communicate and build and sustain cultures. Listen this podcast on a concise approach to leadership.  Remember- if you are a CC or Chief, TC or TL, EL or team member, your leadership will affect mission performance.

Oct 16, 2016

In the second part of this mission podcast, the PJs discuss overland travel, AT boots, nutrition (gummy bears), and other logistics in white out glacier travel. Just another day at the office. That Others May Live.

Oct 16, 2016

In another exciting installment from the 212th, the CRO discusses the mission drop and mission planning- issues with weather, insertion, and ORM. For those of you who have not augmented the 212th, there is no better place to train cold weather ops, mountain and high angle skills, and do real world missions in a forbidding environment. 

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