Tag Archives: MEDEVAC

Photo: Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah and Slovenian medical personnel conduct a patient survey on an Afghan casualty at the battle aid station on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives/released)

Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Robert Mabry has designed a fellowship program that he hopes will improve the survival rates of battlefield casualties.
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Photo: U.S. Army soldiers, assigned to B Company, 277th Aviation Support Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Phoenix, "off-ramp" an HH-60M Medical Evacuation helicopter from a C-17 aircraft Dec. 19, 2013 on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg/Released)

U.S. Army soldiers unload an HH-60M Medical Evacuation helicopter from a C-17 aircraft Dec. 19, 2013 on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg)
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For Army Staff Sgt. Miguel Leon, an injury sustained in combat led to the discovery of an even greater threat.
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Air Force Tech. Sgt. Omar Nurse, a combat weatherman, uses night vision goggles to conduct a weather observation to ensure visibility and climate matches the main weather sensor data at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder

Decision makers at all levels rely on the Air Force’s 19th Expeditionary Weather Squadron to provide accurate weather forecasts for military operations.
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Photo: Security force team members for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah wait for a UH-60 Blackhawk MEDEVAC helicopter to land before moving a simulated casualty during medical evacuation training on FOB Farah, Jan. 9. U.S. Navy photo by HMC Josh

Security force team members for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah wait for a UH-60 Blackhawk MEDEVAC helicopter to land before moving a simulated casualty.
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