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Members of the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility and 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron assist patients onto C-17 Globemaster III on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 21, 2013. The CASF is the relay between the Craig Joint Theater Hospital and aeromedical evacuation missions throughout Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis

When service members get sick or injured downrange, they need help not only physically but mentally.
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The state-of-the-art Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield is widely recognized as the premier medical facility in Afghanistan. CJTH treats about 4,000 patients each month – as many as 130 war-related injuries each day – yet more than 95 …
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The Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility is responsible for transporting wounded service members from the Craig Joint Theater hospital at Bagram Airfield to awaiting medevac aircraft. The program is run by medical technicians, but it relies on of volunteers to help …
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