There are thousands of U.S. military medics, corpsmen and technicians deployed around the world, from war zones like Afghanistan to battalion aid stations, hospitals and clinics. In the last five years, almost all of them were trained in San Antonio, where updated technology is helping save lives.
A bomb goes off. It’s noisy. It’s smoky. Lights are flashing, people are shouting. The bloody wounded are dying. This isn’t a war zone. It’s a simulator re-creating the real-life chaos and pressure. The trainees can feel what it’s like when seconds matter and lives are saved and lost.