The Unstoppable Medevac

03/28/2014
03/28/2014: Medevac does not stop for snow as Spc. Jimmy Rop, top, and Spc. James Verlander, UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew chiefs with Company C, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, prepare to de-ice this helicopter after a snowfall at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2014. [slidepress gallery='the-unstoppable-medevac']…

Osprey CASEVAC Exercise

02/23/2014
02/23/2014: U.S. Marines and Navy Corpsmen with 2nd Marine Aircraft (Forward) conduct a casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) rehearsal from Helmand Province, Afghanistan on March 31, 2013. The rehearsal was executed in order to train and prepare Marines and Sailors for a real CASEVAC scenario.  The Osprey provides significant advantages versus helos for…

Helo Medevac Exercise

09/27/2012
09/27/2012: MEDEVAC helicopters flying and landing during Exercise Vibrant Response 13.Vibrant Response 13 is a major field training exercise conducted by U.S. Northern Command and led by U.S. Army North.Approximately 9,000 service members and civilians from the military and other federal and state agencies throughout the country are training to…

Coast Guard Conducts Medevac South of Cordova

06/26/2012
06/26/2012: GULF OF ALASKA - An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevacs a 57-year-old crewman from the Seattle-based fishing vessel Retriever in the Gulf of Alaska June 5, 2012. The helicopter crew conducted the medevac approximately 207 miles south of Cordova, Alaska. Credit:U.S. Coast Guard District 17 PADET…

Medevac At Work

01/29/2011
[slidepress gallery='101st-combat-aviation-brigade-medevac-company'] Credit photos and text: 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, August 28th, 2010   01/29/2011 - "C Company, 6th Battalion, 101 Combat Aviation Brigade provides continuous, rapid-response medical evacuation capabilities to coalition forces, Afghan National Security Forces and the local populace of Afghanistan. The company consists of pilots, crew chiefs,…

Crafting A NATO Helo Logistics Initiative for Afghanistan

08/12/2009
By Robbin Laird and Murielle Delaporte 08/12/2009 - NATO is developing a common logistics initiative to support helicopters in operation in Afghanistan. It is clear that more helos are need for Afghan operations; but rather than simply inserting new kit, it is realized by senior NATO officials that shaping a…