Friday, July 27, 2007

Allons Soldiers render medical aid to Iraqis after VBIED blast

2nd BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. (LI) PAO

MAHMUDIYAH, Iraq — Coalition Forces rendered medical aid to three Iraqis after a vehicle borne improvised explosive device detonated in Mahmudiyah, Iraq, July 21.
Upon hearing a blast in the Mahmudiyah area, Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment “Allons,” 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) out of Fort Drum, N.Y., went to the VBIED site and helped the 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division assess damages.
Within minutes the Allons Soldiers arrived at the VBIED site, where they discovered three wounded Iraqis and immediately provided medical aid to them.
Two of the wounded Iraqis were taken to the medical aid station on Forward Operating Base Mahmudiyah for further care.
The third Iraqi was evacuated to the 28th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad to receive medical care for head trauma and lacerations behind the ear, neck and thigh.

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