Medevac in Kuwait

KUWAIT — Charlie Co 2nd Battalion 238th Aviation MEDEVAC, based out of Frankfort, Ky., is currently deployed and providing support to the troops stationed all over Kuwait.

Their primary mission is to provide lifesaving support and transport.

Here’s a snapshot of just a few of the missions they’re supporting…

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C Co 2nd Battalion, 238th MEDEVAC conducts personnel recovery (PR) operations over the Northern Arabian Gulf (NAG) Oct. 10, 2013. The unit is qualifying all army aviation crewmembers on overwater hoist PR while on deployment. This was conducted as a joint training exercise with a sister flight company who deployed the Navy EOD teams into the water via HeloCast and were recovered by the MEDEVAC aircraft. (photo submitted)

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C Co 2nd Battalion, 238th MEDEVAC conducts personnel recovery (PR) operations over the Northern Arabian Gulf (NAG) Oct. 10, 2013. The unit is qualifying all army aviation crewmembers on overwater hoist PR while on deployment. This was conducted as a joint training exercise with a sister flight company who deployed the Navy EOD teams into the water via HeloCast and were recovered by the MEDEVAC aircraft. (photo submitted)

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C Co 2nd Battalion, 238th MEDEVAC conducts Deck Landing Qualifications for the unit in the Northern Arabian Gulf (former Persian Gulf). This is to qualify pilots to land on ships in the event that someone had to evacuate for medical reasons from the ship. The Medevac Company, based out of Frankfort, Ky., is currently deployed to Kuwait. (photo submitted)

 

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