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From the Wiregrass S/S 2021 – Modernizing Aircraft

Medical Evacuation Concepts and Capabilities Division (MECCD)Written by: Mr. George Hildebrandt, SFC Michael Bishop, SFC Billy Raines, and Mr. Lance Jones. Army Aeromedical Evacuation has been the sole platform for intra-theater patient movement for the last twenty years of conflict.  During that time we have seen changes across the fleet and community from the airframe,

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Top of the Schoolhouse – “Change is Good”

1SG Eric W. Pelkey – US Army School of Aviation Medicine                 Change is good! It limits complacency and breeds innovation within organizations. The “status quo” is not always the best answer when faced with stressful transitions or global transformations. Despite continuous change, “the Army goes rolling along.” The leadership at the School of Army

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A “DUSTOFF PILOT”

By Phil Marshall, DMZ “Dustoff 711,” 237th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance) Camp Evans and Quang Tri, Vietnam 1969, published in Association of Naval Aviation, “Cape Fear Seahawk Newsletter,” July 2012, Vol. XV, Issue VII. In order to be “Old and Wise,” one must first be young and stupid. —Ancient U.S. Army proverb I arrived in

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