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Airman 1st Class Richard Watson, 31st Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, practices suturing  during a Readiness Skills Verification training course here Feb. 28. Suturing is sewing together two sides of a wound and medical technicians train on suturing using pig skin as models because it is similar to human skin.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Liliana Moreno)

Airman 1st Class Richard Watson, 31st Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, practices suturing during a Readiness Skills Verification training course here Feb. 28. Suturing is sewing together two sides of a wound and medical technicians train on suturing using pig skin as models because it is similar to human skin. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Liliana Moreno)