Monthly Archives: August 2007

He's no Dummy

EMT Josh Rickert carries a dummy in a hallway of a Mobile Field Hospital (MFH) at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Center in Los Alamitos, Calif. The MFH, one of California’s three new 200-bed mobile hospitals, was on display during Rough and Ready 2007. The event a practice day for the California Emergency Medical Services Authority to test their response capabilities and to provide a scenario for practicing patient treatment skills in a field environment under disaster conditions. Click here to see more pictures >>

Sunset Lovers


Ranae Covach, left, and Zion Revivo share a moment at The Sky Bar atop the Breakers building in Downtown Long Beach on August 11, 2007.

Plane Pull

Seventeen 20-person teams pull a Boeing 727 down a taxiway at Long Beach (Calif.) Airport on August 11, 2007. The teams took turns as they competed to helped raise money for the Special Olympics. They were timed to see how fast they could pull a 155,000 lb. FedEx 727-200 airplane 25 feet.