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Inside an Army First Aid Kit.

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  1. grasshopperglock

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  2. BRD@66

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    Good site. Thought-provoking. The only reason that there isn't a tourniquet included in the personal kit must be because it is being carried in a pants pocket or on the pants belt. FWIW, I prefer CAT to SOF-T.
     
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  3. no2gates

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    The israeli bandage in the advanced kit should be in the personal kit as well. I've got one in in the first aid kit in each vehicle as well as 3 in the house.
     
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    I used to have first aid kits in all my vehicles that were mostly "boo boo' kits with little more than bandages, gauze, and some very basic stuff. Now, all my kits have, at a minimum:

    - Tourniquet
    - Israeli Bandage
    - Quick Clot
    - Instant Cold Pack
    - Shears
    - Hyfin Vent Chest Seal
    - Pen Light
    - Knife
    - Rubber Gloves

    I use these pouches in my wife and kids' cars:
    https://smile.amazon.com/Orca-Tacti...F8&qid=1541209508&sr=8-21&keywords=trauma+bag

    These aren't bad pouches either, although I prefer the later ones above if you have the space...
    https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B074QKG...&pd_rd_r=217bfa3a-df0a-11e8-8d32-77cefdc29749

    Since we take my truck on long trips, to the range, boonies, etc., I have this bag sitting under my back seat


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    filled with trauma supplies as well as a lot of extras and bug spray, sun screen, etc.:
    https://lapolicegear.com/tabaoutbag.html

    The large bags can be had around the holidays for less than $20 and they hold a metric shit ton of stuff:

    I'm not a medic, but I've had first aid as well as basic battlefield lifesaving and CPR training. But I figure if there happens to be a trained medic/EMT/nurse/etc. around, if I have it, they can use it...

    YMMV
     
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    Take two Motrin and hydrate.
     
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  6. BRD@66

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    Abso-dam-lutely.
     
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    I'll be returning.....
     
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    Hydrating can be fun! :green:
     
  9. SloppyShooter

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    Hmmm, being in construction, I always carried the most basic of first aid kits.

    On a deer lease, my older brother shot his scoped black powder rifile. He said a bad word. I was looking at the target. Then I looked at him, blood streaming down from above his right eye, where the .50 cal. had pushed the scope in his forehead.

    I went and grabbed the first aid kit. He refused treatment. WTF? There's tough, and then there's stupid.
     
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    52191298-0297-4147-AF8C-1C5021AC91ED.jpeg 11025C2E-50DF-491C-8ABE-3E8B705535C3.jpeg I took a couple pics of the car first aid kit (above) and my shooting bag kit (below):

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