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Always Ready

Pilots Highlight Evolution of Army’s Sacred Medevac DutyJennifer Benitz, Assistant EditorThis article originally appeared in ARMY magazine, Vol. 69, No. 11, November 2019.Copyright 2019 by the Association of the United States Army, all rights reserved. From Korea and Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq, Army medical evacuation crews have gone above and beyond for wounded Soldiers

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Medevac Units Fly In The Thick Of Battle To Retrieve Casualties

Mideast Stars and StripesDecember 7, 2008 By Michael Gisick, Stars and Stripes JALALABAD, Afghanistan — A few minutes earlier they were standing in line for breakfast at the crowded chow hall, reconstituted eggs puddled on the griddle, coffee warming the Styrofoam in their hands. Then the walkie-talkies clipped to their pockets started talking to them.

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The Ashtray

A reprint from 2003 DUSTOFFer Newsletter My name is Craig Richardson and I am an Army Helicopter Instructor Pilot.  Currently I serve with the 507th Medical Evacuation Company (MEDEVAC) in Fort Hood Texas.  Recently I was deployed to Kuwait for Operation Iraqi Freedom. This story actually is a compilation of three major events culminating into

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