Why You Should Always Carry a First Aid Kit

Why You Should Always Carry a First Aid Kit
Why You Should Always Carry a First Aid Kit

In a group hiking trip, who should carry the first aid kit?

• Everyone
• Group Leader
• Certified Instructor
• Group Medic

Answer: Everyone

In a group hiking trip, EVERYONE should carry a first aid kit.

While it may seem like an obvious thing to do, there are many who go out on hiking trips unprepared. It’s your responsibility to supply your own medical gear, especially if you have specific medical needs.

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In the U.S. Military, Corpsman are assigned to combat units to provide medical assistance on the battlefield. While they may carry a wide variety of first aid equipment, military personnel are required to carry their own first aid kits.

In a survival situation, the best thing you can do is be prepared. Learn to rely on your survival knowledge and skill sets as it can not only save your life but the life of others around you.

To learn more about what gear or items to carry, go to our Modern Survival Pack Checklist and download it for FREE.

~To Your Survival!

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Here’s a quick way to medically assess someone in case of emergency.