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The Force Protection Unit of the Spanish contingent in EUTM Mali participates in health workshops.

September 29, 2023
  • Members of the Legion, deployed on this European mission, train health procedures to maintain their capabilities.

The Spanish contingent's Force Protection Unit has participated in practical health workshops. These training sessions were aimed at updating and perfecting the procedures and techniques in this area that they received during the months of preparation prior to the deployment of the unit.

These have consisted of:

  • Haemorrhage control (tourniquets, haemostatic agents and emergency bandaging).
  • Airway and pneumothorax management.
  • Prevention of hypothermia.
  • Immobilisation and bandaging.
  • Transport of the injured.

These workshops are not the only ones, as they have also been exercised in reaction techniques from non-tactical vehicles, training shooting sessions, practising specific procedures in situations with possible explosive devices.