Articles from past editions of The DUSTOFFer
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
The Top-of-the-Class, Critical Care Flight Paramedic F2 graduate was recognized by The DUSTOFF Association! This is long overdue and will continue! SPC Liam Tracy was presented with his DUSTOFF Association Life Member Certificate September 29th, 2023 for having the highest GPA in his graduating Critical Care Flight Paramedic F2 class. The certificate was presented by
See this article honoring one of our ownClick here to read
The rhythmic beating of rotor blades echoes through the air long before the UH-60L Black Hawk emerges on the horizon. Painted in a distinctive green hue with red medical crosses decorating its belly and sides, the aircraft descends to a hover, prompting a sigh of relief from those on the ground. Read the entire article HERE.
This is my account of the assault at Binh Gia. You requested an account of a big battle and this one was the biggest that I was ever involved in. Once again I am not a writer so please excuse any use of South Jersey Colloquialisms. I taught photography not English. Some people have told
Good evening Team Dustoff! It’s been a busy 2022 for our officers across the force and we are in the middle of numerous summer PCS rotations across the Army. Our 67Js remain highly competitive for promotion and command selection. The most recent AMEDD MAJ Promotion Selection Board produced an overall primary zone selection of 71.7%,