Coordinates: ± N 35 31 0.0, E 45 19 0.0

2000-2019 - Concrete / Bricks - Iraq - Military base - War on Terror

Source : U.S. Air Force photo / Photographer : Tech. Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo

Qualified medics on the scene at a watchtower on Balad air base proceed to assess the situation on how to extract a wounded soldier during a perimeter tower rescue exercise.

A joint Army and Air Force exercise recently been testing the emergency response skills of Airmen and Soldier firefighters at Balad Air Base, Iraq. The simulated injured in this scenario included a check point guard at the top of a perimeter tower who was shot in the neck by sniper fire.