1LT Eric Kulkarni, 67J, was presented with his DUSTOFF Association Life Member Certificate on January 11th, by COL Sam Fricks, Director, MECCD for having the highest GPA in his graduating flight class and Distinguished Honor Grad. Also present to make the presentation was George Johnson representing Collins Aerospace, the sponsor of the Lifetime Membership Award […]
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he DUSTOFF Association is excited to announce our 44th Annual awards program winners! We sincerely appreciate the nominations that were submitted for your Heroes. This year’s voting was tight, with categories having a two or three vote difference and/or tied for second place. Because of this, we want to announce in this email our 2nd and 3rd place
Provided by COL Retired Doug Moore – DUSTOFF Hall of Fame and Army Aviation Hall of Fame Inductee You’ll see them walking through a military medical facility or through a busy airport terminal. All have tell-tale signs of what they’ve been; a brisk, young-old look of efficiency, regardless of age. They stand tall, look confident,
SGT Elizabeth R. Mann, Detachment 2, C/1169 Aviation Regiment, VA ARNG, was presented with the DUSTOFF Association Life Member Certificate on November 9th, 2023 for having the highest GPA in her graduating AMEDD Aviation Crewmember Course (AACC). Welcome to the DUSTOFF family and congratulations! Thank you to Collins Aerospace for sponsoring the Top-of-the-Class life membership!
COL Sam Fricks Well, 2023 has been a heck of a year. It has also been challenging, rewarding, and quite frankly, a bit frustrating, especially here near the end. The best thing about MECCD, are the people. This year, LTC Audrey Boenker left us, as she set out for her BN Command of the 121st
Hello from the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia)! We are just past half-way to next year’s Reunion, and what a great year it has been. The new crop of leaders is anything but new, with most involved in the DUSTOFF Association for more than 20 years! I’m honored to serve as the President. I’m thrilled about
1SG Jesse R. Turner, Department of Aviation Medicine (DAM) What do we do if our aircraft is unable to wait as we return with the patient(s)? What do we do during a MASCAL? These are questions we need to answer now in preparation for the future fight. At the Department of Aviation Medicine (DAM), we
Please welcome these new members of the DUSTOFF Association (joined since last publication listed in chronological order by date joining the Association) KC ChapmanOrian BrownErin SchrimpfRaven RitcheyNathan PawlikRaymond AndrelAshley LockmillerChristopher RonaldMichael ClarkJoseph EverettePenny McCarthySashca BottcherBruce HoldenThad WilliamsKenneth SylvesterChristian PowellJosh Duzan If you are interested in joining – please see this linkhttps://dustoff.org/membership/
First, I’d like to recognize and thank COL Dave Zimmerman for his unwavering commitment to so many 67J Soldiers and their families. It’s difficult to fully capture the true impact he’s had on this proud enterprise; however, we can all attest to the fact that Dave was all-in. For that we say thank you. Your