John had an amazing career as a PJ and then became one of the first CROs. He talks about two unique experiences: a civil ocean jump in the 90s into 40 foot seas, and a tragic mission in OEF which you will know well. John discusses what he learned from those missions as well as what it took to process the loss of a friend. Thanks to a great PJ for sharing his experience.
In this podcast a 75th Ranger Regimental PA discusses the whole blood program. It is a revolutionary and forward thinking concept. Much credit to Dr Geir from Norway, Dr Cap and the Ranger Medical Leadership.
More information can be found at RDCR.org on the publications page.
If you do not know about it, search for "Roger Sparks Pararescue" and "Operation Bulldog Bite" before you listen to this. Unfortunately, if you do not hear the details directly for Roger you will be missing out, but at least get some SA before listening by reading the material out there. Roger received the Silver Star for this mission which he performed with one of our great Combat Rescue Officers. This is a reflective and introspective discussion by a senior PJ about rescue and recovery in intense combat, and what it takes to do this mission.
In this podcast we discuss the value of the SOMA meeting and interesting highlights including emphasis on training, operator support , the ROLO program and PFC training.