Treating casualties while under fire is about as difficult of a job as anyone in the military could ask for, yet a select few service members volunteer to be combat medics so they can do just that.

The combat medics of the Army, Navy, and Air Force are effective on the battlefield thanks to their intense training and excellent equipment. And thanks to quick clot gauze, improved bandages, and tourniquets, medics are able to save more lives than ever before, as this video from Chris Cappy shows.

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Written and edited by Chris Cappy. Video editing and co-produced by Rebecca Rosen.