c. Load Bearing Equipment Carry: Method 3 (Using Casualty's Load
(1) Position the casualty on his back. Turn the casualty using the
procedures given in paragraph 2-4, if needed.
Loosen the front two suspenders of the casualty's LBE (figure 2-13 A).
Spread the casualty's legs and lie on your back between the casualty's
(4) Slip your arms through the casualty's two front suspenders up to your
shoulders (figure 2-13 B).
(5) Grasp the casualty's wrist on his injured side and roll toward his
uninjured side (figure 2-13 C). Continue until you are in a prone position with the
casualty on your back.
(6) Push yourself to a kneeling position (figure 2-13 D); then to a position
in which you are kneeling on one knee (figure 2-13 E). Maintain your hold on the
casualty's wrist to help balance him as you rise.
Grasp the casualty's other wrist and bring that arm over your other
(8) Place one hand on your raised knee for support; then rise to your feet.
Lean forward to balance the casualty's weight as you rise.
(a) If the casualty is conscious, have him lock his hands together or
use one hand to grasp his other wrist while you are rising.
(b) If the casualty is unconscious, release one wrist while you are
rising; then secure the wrist again.
(9) Walk forward, staying somewhat bent forward to keep the casualty's
weight balanced on your back.
(a) If the casualty is unconscious and you do not have to carry
anything in your hands, grasp his wrists (palms down) to help keep the casualty
balanced while you are walking.
(b) If the casualty is conscious, have him grasp his wrist with one