DUSTOFFer Newsletter

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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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New Entries on the Manifest

Please welcome this new members of the DUSTOFF Association (joined since last publication listed in chronological order by date joining the Association)Randall HatfieldJohn McGeeDona Rita ZinoAllen MarkhamChristopher VillarrealThomas SeyboldMikana HalloranThomas WilloughbyColin BrantzTrevor WarrenRoy D. RidgewaySonny BaltimoreClyde AnnalaRandall K. CrewDonald BigelowGeorge FrostGlenn P. ThomasLance RandlesAl Rogers If you are interested in joining – please see this …

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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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Top of the School House by MSG Eric W Pelkey

Teaching Aviation Medicine during a pandemic “The mission isn’t stopping, so the training isn’t stopping.” The message, relayed by the School of Army Aviation Medicine (SAAM) 1SG, is one of perseverance and resolve. The Fort Rucker based school will continue training despite the challenges brought by the ongoing pandemic threat. COVID 19 has affected the …

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DUSTOFF ASSOCIATION Officers and Leadership

PresidentDavid Zimmerman charles.zimmerman@gmail.com Vice PresidentJohn McMahan majjmac@yahool.com Executive DirectorDan Gower executivedirector@dustoff.org TreasurerDan Gower treasurer@dustoff.org SecretaryJeff Mankoff jeffmankoff@gmail.com HistorianPatrick Zenk zenk0006@yahoo.com Social MediaChristopher Wingate mcwingate@me.com DUSTOFFer EditorJim Truscott jtrus5@aol.com Website: https://dustoff.orgDan Gower executivedirector@dustoff.org DUSTOFFer Layout and DesignSuzie Gower rockgower@yahoo.com FounderThomas “Egor” Johnson PrintingThe Sorcerer’s apPRINTice

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