2-22. FOUR-HAND SEAT CARRY
The four-hand seat carry can be used if the casualty is conscious and can
grasp the bearers' shoulders. The carry is used for moderate distances.
a. Both bearers position themselves behind the casualty and face each other.
b. Each bearer grasps his own left wrist with his right hand and grasps the
other bearer's right wrist with his left hand. This forms the seat (packsaddle) for the
casualty (figure 2-2l A).
c. Have the casualty stand up or have another soldier help the casualty to a
d. Both bearers lower their bodies so the seat is low enough for the casualty to
sit (about even with the casualty's knees).
e. Have the casualty sit on the bearers' forearms and place his arms around
the bearers' shoulders for balance and support.
f. Upon command from the leader, both bearers stand erect, lifting the
casualty (figure 2-21 B).
g. Upon command from the leader, both bearers move forward.
Figure 2-21. Four-hand seat carry.