Since MP units rarely fight at the company level, the 1SG's role in CASEVAC
is different from that of the combat arms, but this does not preclude the 1SG from mirroring the tasks that other 1SGs perform.
On 27 March 2013, the AAF conducted its first combined training exercise, flying Afghan Mi-35s and Mi-17s in an air-assault capacity and C-208Bs in a CASEVAC
The lane allowed the convoys to train on different forms of contact, as well as land navigation, CASEVAC
, recovery operations, and consolidation and reorganization activities.
The training is conducted by the USAISR instructor team and includes data on how people die in ground combat, specific management guidelines for the 3 phases of care (Care Under Fire, Tactical Field Care, and CASEVAC
Care), guidelines for optimal management of wounded hostile combatants, guidelines for determining the urgency for evacuation for specific types of injuries, specific casualty scenarios, and "Lessons from the Front.
Sir," the company commander's voice quivered, "I need CASEVAC
[casualty evacuation[ now
missions involved picking up recently wounded casualties for transport to a hospital; MEDEVAC flights involved transporting stabilized patients between hospitals.
We are privileged to serve the DoD Medic Community through the CASEVAC
Program" said David Spence, Program Manager for Tribalco.
The Army has only 28 Mi-17 helicopters, the primary CASEVAC
24) In addition to "pilot training, mobility, CASEVAC
[casualty evacuation], light attack, and air support for special missions" sorties mentioned by Major General Keltz as examples of the critical impact of air advisors, development of dual-use civilian/ military health networks beyond casualty evacuation is furthered by the USAF's investing in these aircraft and sharing the skills to use them.
The TF CSS rehearsal is where medical support and CASEVAC
really come together.
Company CP practiced planning and executing detainee and CASEVAC
Immediately after the CASEVAC
team got the Soldiers to a secure location, the Battle Force commander initiated fire onto the second floor with the first of 18 TOW (tube launched, optically tracked, wire guided) missiles.