dustoff


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dustoff

(ˈdʌstɒf)
n
(Military) military
a. a casualty evacuation helicopter
b. (as modifier): a dustoff mission.
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The 19-strong Dustoff unit fly from a gravel runway in Helmand.
The 421st MEB, DUSTOFF Europe, began transforming when two of the subordinate air ambulance companies were attached to the Germany-based 2nd Battalion /1st Aviation Regiment and the 1st Battalion/ 214th Aviation Regiment in support of Aviation and Army transformation.
As the 421st MEB goes through this transformation, it is critically important to note that while the DUSTOFF mission and air ambulance companies are assigned to different headquarters, the personal and collective excellence of the Soldiers and their companies will not change.
The 159th served with distinction in the Republic of Vietnam from 1968 to 1971 as a DUSTOFF unit and continued to serve as a MEDEVAC detachment in the United States and Germany throughout the next 2 decades.
These awards are only a small sample that demonstrate the dedication and spirit of the Soldiers who make up the 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion, DUSTOFF Europe.
The 45th acquitted itself admirably and did true homage to its Dustoff history.
From its history in Vietnam up through an expected return to Iraq in its future, the 45th will continue to demonstrate a complete commitment to the DUSTOFF motto: Dedicated, Unhesitating Support To Our Fighting Forces.
The UH-60Q DUSTOFF helicopter is assigned to the Tennessee National Guard's Medevac Combat Enhanced Capability Aviation Team (CECAT) Medicl?
The 159th Medical Company (Air Ambulance) continues to maintain the proud legacy of DUSTOFF in both peacetime and war.
In its 37 year history, the company has flown countless missions and medevaced thousands of patients, many of whom would not have made it without Dustoff.