Bringing Asset Support to the Fight

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Defense Logistics Agency has been reaching out aggressively to ‘take the pulse’ of industry and offer support as defense companies respond to Coronavirus disruptions. Along with this effort, DLA continues to execute its national security mission to support the military with repair parts, fuel, food and more.

By Chris Erbe, Defense Logistics Agency

From Combat & Casualty Care, Spring 2020

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Maximizing Comms Capability Support

Icom America, supplier of tactical communication products, introduces the first ever ATAK Plug-in family of radios: the F3400D/F4400D, F7010 (P25), SAT100, Dark Wolf Ventures SATCOM back haul device.

By Glenn Williams, Federal Solutions Manager, Icom America

From Armor & Mobility, June 2020

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Adapting Foreign Disaster Medicine to Future Wartime

Lessons learned during the Hurricane Dorian relief effort in a non-threat environment can be adapted to the Indo-Pacific area of operations for potential wartime operations. Given the recent hurricane relief effort, it could be argued that medical crews are not ready to operate remotely in a hostile environment from an island base with limited communications, fuel, command and control, and information on casualties.

By HMC Wayne N. Papalski, CAPT Ben Walrath MD, AWSCM Shane Gibbs, MSG Mike Remley, SGT Ricky Deitzel, HM1 Ryan Honnoll, and LCDR Paul Roszko, ER Phys, WRNMMC

From Combat & Casualty Care, Spring 2020

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Streamlining Mobile Med Learning

Despite modern medical and technological advancements, studies show that nearly “a quarter of the 4,596 combat deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2001 and 2011 were ‘potentially survivable.’” Of those, 80 to 90 percent were due to uncontrolled blood loss resulting in death before ever reaching a medical treatment facility.

By Adam Wagner, Chief Content Officer, Allogy

From Combat & Casualty Care, Spring 2020

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Countering Maritime Threat Evolution

CAPT Christopher Merwin
Director Mine Warfare Division
Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting
Development Center
Vice Commander, Navy Mine Warfare Battle Staff

From Armor & Mobility, March/April 2020

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