casualty evacuation


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casualty evacuation

The movement of casualties. It includes movement bothto and between medical treatment facilities. Any vehicle may beused to evacuate casualties. Also called CASEVAC. See also casualty; evacuation; medical treatment facility.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Improved means of casualty evacuation have decreased morbidity and mortality by timely provision of primary and definitive treatment.
Conversely, the trusty John Deere Military-Gator (M-Gator) A1 or Polaris Ranger 6x6 are more than capable of resupplying an entire company with Class I or fulfill the role of non-standard casualty evacuation (CASEVAC).
Keeping in view the sensitive nature of the region, the forces are extra-cautious while carrying out the casualty evacuation operation, Elesela said, adding combing operations are underway to trace the ultras.
The focus was weapons handling, first aid, casualty evacuation and other small unit activity.
Despite being the most Despite being the most junior member of the group, he took control of the situation, giving first aid to a wounded first aid to a wounded US Marine Corps captain and starting casualty evacuation. casualty evacuation.
We are just scratching the surface of the V-22's mission capabilities." Since entering service the V-22 tiltrotor has been deployed in numerous missions around the world, including Casualty Evacuation, Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel, Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief, resupply, VIP transport, and theater security cooperation.
The IAF, which is conducting casualty evacuation and logistical operations in support of local forces, will also shore up its presence in the state.
Teams must pass a number of "stands" on their patrol, each testing a different aspect of soldiering such as shooting, first aid and casualty evacuation, recognition of aircraft and river-crossing.
Everyone's fired a certain amount." Harry, who is known as Captain Wales in the army, was sent on all manner of missions over Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan, from supporting allied troops fighting the Taliban at close quarters to accompanying British Chinook and US Black Hawk helicopters on daring casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) missions.
The Acquisition Rapid Response Medical team for Tactical Combat Casualty Care and Casualty Evacuation team of the U.S.
In addition to critical point of injury casualty evacuation missions, the squadron is also tasked with personnel recovery operations.
Dragged Lt Onion dragged the casualty to safety and administered first-aid while simultaneously organising a casualty evacuation, getting the casualty into surgery within 21 minutes of the blast - the quickest extraction yet.