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'Evac-istan', USAF Medical Evacuation Mission

Military.com reports from Bagram, Afghanistan -- Military.com spends the day in the skies of Afghanistan with the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Flight and learns what it takes to transport and care for patients in a war zone. PLEASE NOTE: Faces and identifying features of patients have been framed-out to protect medical privacy.

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  1. markardo
    markardo Aug 10, 2011

    A very good presentation.The topic about brave men and women are losing there limbs.Develop a mine detector attached to the uniform.

  2. IamBandit4
    IamBandit4 Aug 12, 2011

    While I'm fairly sure these men & women get "thanked" frequently...this is still a very thankless job. I'm sure they deal with patients passing during transport as well as the other horrors that go along with wounds on the battlefield (has anyone ever seen a "nice" looking wound?) For what its worth - THANKS from an 'ol retired SFC...Carry On!

  3. Shellback_n76
    Shellback_n76 Aug 12, 2011

    To all of the 455th EAEF THANK YOU for making the long trip home a little more bearable. You are truely ANGELS in the sky.

  4. soldiermom11
    soldiermom11 Aug 12, 2011

    Thank you for these videos. Very well done and brings home the sacrifice of our troops and the professionalism of those who take care of them. God bless them all!

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