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As in any army operation requiring unique abilities, similar to hiking, a few certain gear and coaching specific to the project needs to be lined. The Marine Corps has followed this education for this very cause. This education permits Marines at the tying of knots, rope structures, mountaineering / descending vertical and close to vertical landscapes - all whereas in a strive against setting.

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F. Normal Litter Teams Must Be Augmented in Arduous Terrain. g. Give Litter Teams Specific Goals. This litter teams job is extremely tiring, both physically and mentally. The litter teams must be given realistic goals to work towards. h. Gear. Ensure all of the patient’s gear is kept with him throughout the evacuation. TRANSITION: Now that we have covered the considerations, are there any questions? The basic carries that are taught in the EST manual (fireman’s carry, two-hand, four-hand, and the poncho litters) are still viable of transporting an injured man; however, we need to know a few more that can aid us during a medevac.

If the coils are too long and the bearer happens to be a shorter person, it will require the coils to be uncoiled and shortened. If this is not done, then the casualty will hang too low on the bearer’s back and make it a very cumbersome evacuation. A sling rope harness can be used around the victim’s back and the bearer’s chest, which will free the bearer’s hands. c. Pole Carry. The pole carry method is a field expedient method and should be considered as a last resort only, when narrow ledges must be traversed; vegetation limits the bearers to a narrow trail.

SUMMARY (2 Min) a. During this period of instruction we have discussed the various considerations of rope management, including the mountaineering knots that you will be using. b. Those of you with IRF’s please fill them out at this time and turn them in to the instructor. We will now take a short break and then you will be guided to your next class by one of your company instructors. UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS Mountain Warfare Training Center Bridgeport, California 93517-5001 SML SMO ACC 02/11/02 LESSON PLAN MOUNTAIN CASUALTY EVACUATIONS (SUMMER) INTRODUCTION (5 Min) 1.

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