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Air Force and Army practice aeromedical evacuation

  • Video by Dennis Oda and William Cole / doda@staradvertiser.com and wcole@staradvertiser.com

    Mississippi Air National Guard units worked with Hickam Field counterparts and the Army's 25th Infantry Division on air evacuation techniques.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A C-17 landed Thursday at Naval Air Station Barbers Point and was met by a Black Hawk helicopter that was loaded with simulated casualties from a war zone in the first intratheater aeromedical evacuation training on the island.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A C-17 landed Thursday at Naval Air Station Barbers Point and was met by a Black Hawk helicopter that was loaded with simulated casualties from a war zone in the first intratheater aeromedical evacuation training on the island.

A Mississippi Air National Guard C-17 cargo aircraft flew from Hickam Field to Kalaeloa Airport on Thursday to pick up simulated wounded troops who had been transported from a notional battlefield by an Army Black Hawk helicopter. Read more

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