You and three other soldiers are preparing to lift a casualty lying on a litter. The
litter bearers are positioned facing the same direction with:
a. Both knees on the ground.
b. The knee nearest the litter on the ground.
The knee farther from the litter on the ground.
When a litter team rises:
a. The two litter bearers at the casualty's head rise first.
b. The two litter bearers at the casualty's feet rise first.
All four litter bearers rise at the same time.
Normally, a casualty on a litter is carried with his __________ toward the direction
Get with another person and practice performing the fireman's carry.
If possible, obtain a SKED litter. Have four people (one to play the role of the
casualty, the other to play the roles of the litter bearers) help you practice
preparing and using a SKED litter to transport a casualty.
Practice making improvised litters from available materials (two tent poles or
similar rigid objects, a blanket, a poncho, two field jackets.)