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Important Facts About Army Medical Training

Dustoff Task Force Shadow is responsible for evacuating wounded Afghani and Coalition forces as well as local nationals throughout southern Afghanistan.

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The topic of Army medical training may conjure up thoughts of combat medics working amid peril or airlifting the injured to safety.

True, these trained professionals brave war zones, but they also do much more.

Unlike the past, today's Army medical professionals provide an array of services -- ranging from mental health to dentistry -- focused on the overall health of soldiers and their families.

Whether we're referring to combat medics' work on the frontline or Army Reserve physicians at home, working in a military environment demands special training.

So what makes Army medical training different form other health professions?

First, we'll look at whether Army medical training includes the boot-camp basics. Read on to learn more.

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