3-23. PLACING A CASUALTY ON A LITTER USING THE MODIFIED FORWARD-AND-
a. Position the casualty on his back with his arms at his sides. Place the litter
(standard or improvised) near and parallel to the casualty.
b. One bearer kneels behind the casualty's head, slips his arms under the
casualty's arms and across the casualty's chest, and locks his hands together.
c. The second bearer spreads the casualty's legs apart and squats or kneels
between the casualty's legs and faces the first bearer.
d. Upon command from the leader, both bearers rise in unison, lifting the
casualty (figure 3-21).
e. The bearers move the casualty over the litter.
f. Upon command from the leader, the bearers lower the casualty onto the
litter in unison.
Figure 3-21. Lifting a casualty using the modified
two-man fore-and-aft carry.