MIL Goofball medics

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  1. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    So there I was. Lead Husky on a route clearance mission. Responsible for calling out any explosive/vehicle/human threats I see. And I'm sick as a dog, barfing in a plastic PX bag. Not a good combination.

    So I hit up the Battalion Aid Station after the mission and after an hour of scratching their combined heads they give me Benadryl for the nausea.

    Benadryl. :ugh2: For the nausea.

    Oh well - at least I'll sleep good. :ugh:
     
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    wtf you mean no motrin? :ugh:

    "make sure to stay hydrated!"
     
  3. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    They also gave me Extra Strength Tylenol. That shocked me almost as much as the Benadryl. :ugh:
     
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    :eek2: what is going on over there

    the real docs must be out sick themselves and those guys are stand ins


    that or youre on candid camera :noes:
     
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    What, no crutches?
     
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    Well.. acually.. the benadryl helps with soothing strong stomach contractions and it helps you sleep.. :wiggle:

    I am a surprised they did not give you something like zofran or phenergan but maybe it was in limited supply.
     
  7. NEp8ntballer

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    maybe they take April fools jokes more seriously than you...
     
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    Is that how the military trains people?
     
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    April fools joke? where is the funny? He had a stomach virus medical team gave him meds untill virus passed.
     
  10. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    you just want to be on TMPQ
     
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    kawasakizx6rrrr New Member

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    here's some motrin and change your socks ranger! hahaha
     
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    they didn't get their april fools jokes issued with funny. cost of development was too high. the technology might become affordable next year...
     
  13. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    Huh. Who'dathunkit? :dunno:

    Yeah - my Platoon medic asked me what they gave me and when I showed him he slipped me a phenergan. Little white pill. I slept like a baby all night long. :hs:

    I once saw my Platoon medic give an IV to a soldier while literally bouncing down a road in the back of a vehicle. He hit the vein the first try, no hesitation. And he didn't use a constricting band to puff up the veins - he used his other hand, just grabbed the soldier's biceps real tight, lined up on the vein, inserted the needle. Zero hesitation, no doubts.

    My medic > your medic > my BAS medics x 11ty. True story. There's not a man in my Platoon that wouldn't gladly take a bullet meant for him.
     
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    bad ass
     
  15. IEDJunky

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    No offense, bro but I beg to differ....my Doc on my last trip to the sandbox stuck an IV into a neck vein (due to severe burns from IED strike) in the open while under fire....all Docs/Medics are heroes in my book
     
  16. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    I'll cut you :squint:
     
  17. IEDJunky

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    ...better cut deep.....

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    :big grin:
     
  18. dura

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    fuck that get your SPC on him
     

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