Surrounded by Army firefighters in Turnout Gear, a simulated patient lies in agony while an Egyptian medical officer asks his American counterparts questions on how they apply medical attention to the patient. The event is part of a mass-causality simulation during BRIGHT STAR at Mubarak Military City, Egypt. The simulation was a five-ton truck flipping while carrying 12 passengers and having both Egyptian and American armed forces respond for emergency attention. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional...