Focus Day

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Registration and light refreshment

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Chairperson’s Welcoming Remarks

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM “HOSPEX” Table Top Exercise – “Train As You Fight”

Colonel David Vassallo, HOSPEX Tabletop Developer and AMS History Researcher, United Kingdom MOD
  • Table top training exercise representing the layout of a tented Medical Treatment Facility or Field Hospital.
  • learn and practice the principles of command and control, safety, communication, assessment, triage, treatment and transport (CSCATTT)
  • Enhance trauma and medical decision skills


Colonel David Vassallo

HOSPEX Tabletop Developer and AMS History Researcher
United Kingdom MOD

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Break

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Drive to Fort Belvoir Community Hospital

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Welcoming remarks

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Tour of the Medical Treatment Facility

  • Explore the need and requirements of the MTF to enable steady time healthcare
  • Experience the medical services available at MTFs
  • Engage with healthcare providers to better understand the priorities and needs

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM Closing Remarks

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Briefing and Q&A Session

  • Oversee a live m

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Drive to Hotel

5:00 PM - NaN:NaN AM End of Focus Day