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U.S. Air Force Capt. Arik Carlson, 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation flight critical care air transport team (CCATT) nurse, explains the role of CCATT to Partnership Flight Symposium participants at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 17, 2018. The CCATT’s mission is to operate an intensive care unit in an aircraft during flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Coleman) Care in the air: Teams deliver patient care in challenging environments
The back of an aircraft is a challenging place to deliver medical care. For Air Force medical crews, treating patients in the air is just part of the job.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Total Force medical team transports Sailor home
When a 34-year-old Navy sailor suffered multiple traumatic injuries during a mission in Syria, a Total Force team of medical professionals and Mobility Airmen sprung into action, intent on saving the life of a fellow service member. The sailor suffered injuries while performing improvised explosive device clearing operations. The severity of his injuries reduced his survival rate to two percent, requiring urgent transport from Syria to Texas.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Detachment standardizes aeromedical qualification training for Total Force
Airmen across the Air Force assigned to 31 aeromedical evacuation squadrons must complete vigorous training to provide life-saving in-transit care on fixed wing aircrafts.The 375th Air Mobility Wing’s newest Formal Training Unit, Detachment 4, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the only hub for this distinctive training. The unit
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2016
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