Photos: Mustangs master mass casualty care

Tech. Sgt. Daniel Thetford, 51st Medical Operations Squadron Emergency Room NCO in charge and Wing Inspection Team member, briefs a group of role players prior to a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Each Airman was given a set of physical and/or mental injuries to portray as a result of indirect fire on Bldg. 938. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Tech. Sgt. Daniel Thetford, 51st Medical Operations Squadron Emergency Room NCO in charge and Wing Inspection Team member, briefs a group of role players prior to a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Each Airman was given a set of physical and/or mental injuries to portray as a result of indirect fire on Bldg. 938. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Staff Sgt. Derek Tekampe, 51st Comptroller Squadron post-attack reconnaissance team member, assesses a mock casualty’s mental status before beginning self aid and buddy care as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Tekampe and his team surveyed the area and requested additional support to help treat the group of 11 role players. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Staff Sgt. Derek Tekampe, 51st Comptroller Squadron post-attack reconnaissance team member, assesses a mock casualty’s mental status before beginning self aid and buddy care as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Tekampe and his team surveyed the area and requested additional support to help treat the group of 11 role players. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Staff Sgt. Derek Tekampe, 51st Comptroller Squadron post-attack reconnaissance team member, places an emergency bandage on a simulated casualty’s mock arm laceration as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. In both ORE scenarios and real-world situations, PAR teams not only search the area for unexploded ordnances but also for casualties and must then perform self aid and buddy care until additional medical personnel arrive. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Staff Sgt. Derek Tekampe, 51st Comptroller Squadron post-attack reconnaissance team member, places an emergency bandage on a simulated casualty’s mock arm laceration as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. In both ORE scenarios and real-world situations, PAR teams not only search the area for unexploded ordnances but also for casualties and must then perform self aid and buddy care until additional medical personnel arrive. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Members of the 51st Comptroller Squadron post-attack reconnaissance team assess a mock casualty’s injuries as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Role players portrayed everything from lacerations and surface burns to hearing loss and an altered mental status. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Members of the 51st Comptroller Squadron post-attack reconnaissance team assess a mock casualty’s injuries as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Role players portrayed everything from lacerations and surface burns to hearing loss and an altered mental status. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

A member of the 51st Medical Group Field Response Team directs the separation of simulated casualties into “immediate” and “delayed” categories at the casualty collection point as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Role players were then tagged to allow emergency room personnel to simulate treating the most critically injured first upon their arrival at the 51st MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

A member of the 51st Medical Group Field Response Team directs the separation of simulated casualties into “immediate” and “delayed” categories at the casualty collection point as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Role players were then tagged to allow emergency room personnel to simulate treating the most critically injured first upon their arrival at the 51st MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Members of the 51st Medical Group Field Response Team finish securing a mock casualty in a head immobilization apparatus as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The 51st Comptroller Squadron post-attack reconnaissance team performed self aid and buddy care on 11 role players before the arrival of the FRT. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

Members of the 51st Medical Group Field Response Team finish securing a mock casualty in a head immobilization apparatus as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The 51st Comptroller Squadron post-attack reconnaissance team performed self aid and buddy care on 11 role players before the arrival of the FRT. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

A 51st Medical Group ambulance transports a mock casualty to the 51st MDG for further medical care as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The scenario mimicked what would be a real-world chain of events, requiring Bldg. 938’s post-attack reconnaissance team to contact 51st Security Forces Squadron defenders who relayed information to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department that passed the need for additional medical assistance on to the 51st MDG FRT. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

A 51st Medical Group ambulance transports a mock casualty to the 51st MDG for further medical care as part of a mass casualty scenario outside Bldg. 938 during Operational Readiness Exercise Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The scenario mimicked what would be a real-world chain of events, requiring Bldg. 938’s post-attack reconnaissance team to contact 51st Security Forces Squadron defenders who relayed information to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department that passed the need for additional medical assistance on to the 51st MDG FRT. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum)

A member of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team tends to a head wound on a simulated explosion casualty during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The triage team tended to the wounds of five different role players during this particular exercise scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

A member of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team tends to a head wound on a simulated explosion casualty during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The triage team tended to the wounds of five different role players during this particular exercise scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

A member of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team tends to a leg wound on a simulated explosion casualty during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The triage team was responsible for applying the proper medical care to each victim before transporting them to receive additional aid at the hospital. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

A member of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team tends to a leg wound on a simulated explosion casualty during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The triage team was responsible for applying the proper medical care to each victim before transporting them to receive additional aid at the hospital. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

A victim of a simulated explosion awaits medical treatment by members of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Exercises like BM 14-02 test Airmen on their ability to operate and react appropriately to various war-time scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)
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A victim of a simulated explosion awaits medical treatment by members of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. Exercises like BM 14-02 test Airmen on their ability to operate and react appropriately to various war-time scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

A member of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team checks on the consciousness of a simulated explosion casualty during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The triage team tended to the wounds of five different role players during this particular exercise scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)
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A member of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team checks on the consciousness of a simulated explosion casualty during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The triage team tended to the wounds of five different role players during this particular exercise scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

A member of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team checks on the consciousness of a simulated explosion casualty during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The triage team was responsible for applying the proper medical care to each victim before transporting them to receive additional aid at the hospital. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)
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A member of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office triage team checks on the consciousness of a simulated explosion casualty during Beverly Midnight 14-02 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 11, 2014. The triage team was responsible for applying the proper medical care to each victim before transporting them to receive additional aid at the hospital. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)