U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATION, USS Somerset (Feb. 11, 2017) U.S. Navy Petty Officer Second Class Jonathan Brusherd (right), a special amphibious reconnaissance corpsman (SARC), Sgt. Jeffery Burgstaller (center), and Cpl. Jaime Jaramillo, reconnaissance Marines with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare to evacuate a simulated casualty during a training event aboard the USS Somerset (LPD 25), Feb. 11. A SARC can perform paramedical skills, basic life support, minor surgical procedures, and emergency medical health care procedures as required. The 11th MEU is currently supporting U.S. 5th Fleet’s mission to promote and maintain stability and security in the region while underway during their West-Pac 16-2 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Robert B. Brown Jr.)

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