Medevac On Deployment

Staff Report

Detachment 1, 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.

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2/238th Medevac

Staff Sgt. Jake White, Chief Warrant Officer two Jason Conley, Sgt. Heather Mehltretter  and Chief Warrant Officer three Kevin Keith crew a UH-60 Blackhawk during their deployment to Kuwait. (photo submitted)

2/238th Medevac

Sgt. Jordan Haley, a crew chief with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 238th Air Ambulance, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), loads a mock casualty during a training event with Air Force medical practitioners on UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation procedures on Feb. 28th, 2014, somewhere in southwest Asia. The air ambulance, comprised of Indiana and Kentucky Army National Guardsmen, is a medical response force able to quickly reach critical patients and deliver care on location and en route to an advanced care facility. The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, is currently deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (N.Y. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Harley Jelis/Released)

2/238th Medevac

Sgt. 1st Class Michael Ball, a flight medic with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 238th Air Ambulance, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), trains Air Force medical practitioners in UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation procedures on Feb. 28th, 2014, somewhere in southwest Asia. The air ambulance, comprised of Indiana and Kentucky Army National Guardsmen, is a medical response force able to quickly reach critical patients and deliver care on location and en route to an advanced care facility.
The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, is currently deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (N.Y. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Harley Jelis/Released)

2/238th Medevac

Staff Sgt. Mike Powers, Det. 1, C. Co, 2nd Battalion, 238th Medevac, helps off load a patient from the aircraft. The Medevac unit is currently deployed to Kuwait. (photo submitted)

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