Post Tagged with: "Expert Field Medical Badge"


Allied medics claim badge of honor

Allied medics claim badge of honor

Story and photo by Capt. Jeku Arce
30th Medical Brigade Public Affairs

Twenty-three allied candidates earned the prestigious Expert Field Medical Badge after a week of grueling testing conducted by U.S. Army Europe and 421st Medical Battalion personnel March 24 in Baumholder.

April 7, 2016 ×


As a part of a multi-echelon deployment to conduct Expert Field Medical Badge training in Vilsek, Germany, Viper Medics from the 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional) conduct tactical sling load operations.

Medical Battalion conducts tactical deployment to support EFMB

Story and photo by Maj. Marc Welde
421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional)

An early wake-up call at 4:30 a.m. Feb. 23 brought attention to Soldiers from headquarters, 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional), for an “alert to deploy” to conduct Expert Field Medical Badge operations in Vilsek, Germany, more than 460 kilometers from their Baumholder home.

March 19, 2015 ×


A candidate participating in the 2014 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge event drags a simulated casualty to a safe location Sept. 2 at the Grafenwöhr Training Area. The EFMB is a badge earned by military personnel who compete in various physical and written tests that determine their ability to go above and beyond and effectively perform medical tasks while in a hostile environment.

Army cooks help fuel EFMB candidates

Story and photo by Brandon Beach
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Deep in the woods of the Grafenwöhr Training Area, an Army medic runs smack into simulated enemy fire.

September 18, 2014 ×


Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Randall JacksonFirst Lt. Jorge Delgado (left), assigned to the 212th Combat Support Hospital, evacuates a casualty with the help of a support Soldier during the Expert Field Medical Badge test Sept. 13. The EFMB test is the utmost challenge to the professional competence and physical endurance of the military medical professional.

Local Soldiers compete for coveted badge

by Sgt. Michael Reinsch
U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

Dozens of U.S. Army medical Soldiers from the KMC recently took part in U.S. Army Europe’s Expert Field Medical Badge competition, a grueling 10-day event that pushed service members to their limits to earn the coveted honor.

September 26, 2013 ×