August 5, 2015 – KGS TraumaFX® Awarded Contract to Provide Life-Saving Medical Trauma Simulators to United States Marine Corps
On August 5, 2015, Kforce Government Solutions, Inc. (KGS) TraumaFX® was awarded a firm-fixed price contract by the USMC to provide Trauma Manikins to the Field Medical Training Battalion, East, located at Camp Lejeune, NC.
“We look forward to contributing to the Camp Lejeune FMTB-E mission to train Navy Medical Department and Religious Program personnel in the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to serve with and support the Marine Corps,” said Pat Moneymaker, Chairman and CEO of KGS. “Through the use of the KGS TraumaFX® simulators, we hope to play an integral role in the Camp Lejeune FMTB-E vision of being a source of training excellence that produces personnel who are ready to perform their mission.”
Current Active Duty and Reserve officer and enlisted formal training programs conducted by the staff of Field Medical Training Battalion-East are: Field Medical Service Technician (FMST) Course, Field Medical Service Officer (FMSO) Course, Chaplains and Religious Program Specialists Expeditionary Skills Training (CREST) course for RPs, and the CREST-Chaplain Course. FMTB-E also trains and certifies HM-8404 Corpsman as Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Trainers and Combat Life Saver (CLS) Trainers
KGS TraumaFX® simulators employ state-of-the-art special effects, movement, and instant validation which will provide the personnel at Camp Lejeune with the most comprehensive, effective Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and Continuum of Care training experience. Both rugged and untethered, KGS TraumaFX® manikins deliver visual and tactile stimuli for lifelike response to treatment. The capability of KGS TraumaFX® simulators to operate in inhospitable conditions (i.e. mud, snow, rain), will allow cadre to train across the 150,000 acres, 11 miles of beach, 50 tactical landing zones, three urban terrain facilities, and 80 live fire ranges of Camp Lejeune.