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  • 36th AES conducts first Keesler mission

    Imagine being strapped into the back of a C-130J Super Hercules on a litter, fighting to breathe while being whisked toward a hospital that can provide critical care. Not only are there pilots, navigators and loadmasters ensuring the aircraft makes it to the hospital safely, there are flight nurses and aeromedical evacuation technicians standing by to administer medical procedures, check equipment and respond to any emergencies that could arise during the flight. Today the 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron conducted their first training mission out of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., practicing this very scenario.
  • Aeromedical evacuation mission requires constant training

    The 446th ‘Rainier’ Wing’s Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron undergoes constant training to be able to respond during any type of situation.
  • Deployed 445th AES couple provides care for wounded warriors

    Master Sgt. Jennifer Gerritsen, an aeromedical technician with the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, helps provide care for wounded warriors while deployed here April 21, 2016. Jennifer and her husband, Kiley, also assigned to the 445th AES, had the opportunity to serve together on this flight as they
  • Keeping the reserve mission flying during budget uncertainty

    Terms such as continuing resolution, budget shortfall, doing more with less and uncertainty are almost becoming passé for military members now.As the Department of Defense operates under a continuing resolution and budget uncertainty looms, Reserve commanders are faced with making hard decisions on how to continue to focus on their mission.  In
  • Charleston Citizen Airmen help train Afghan medevac crews

    Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron were selected to advise their Afghan aeromedical evacuation counterparts in Kabul, Afghanistan. The team, consisting of two AE instructor/evaluators, deployed from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, spent a week in Kabul
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