medical evacuees

medical evacuees

Personnel who are wounded, injured, or ill and must be moved to or between medical facilities.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Medical evacuees from PNG will need medical care, not another island prison."
Skupin got redemption during Season 25 of "Survivor," when he and several others were chosen to compete on a team of former medical evacuees. Skupin made it to the final tribal council, but was stabbed in the back.
In early 2010, George worked closely with federal partners at HHS and ACF in the aftermath of Haiti's catastrophic earthquake, meeting the needs of more than 27,000 American citizens, 700 medical evacuees and 600 Haitian children moving through the adoption process with American families.
With more than 1,300 sorties flown, around 13.2 million pounds of cargo delivered, more than 500 medical evacuees escorted and roughly 23,000 passengers transported across the area of responsibility, the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron set a new benchmark for future airlift squadrons stationed in Southwest Asia.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), saying that the state's health care system was reaching saturation, and asking Sebelius to activate the National Disaster Medical System to coordinate the distribution of medical evacuees to other states, and to compensate states for the costs of their care.
Its disaster plan, therefore, involved designating staff in advance of a crisis to cover the lab and provide services for patients as well as medical evacuees. When a storm threatened, those in charge of implementing the plan contacted staff to remind them of their duties.
HURRICANE Rita claimed its first victims yesterday as 24 sick and elderly medical evacuees were burned alive when their coach exploded on a gridlocked highway.
Besides the veterans who return whole, there is another category of ex-warriors from both Guard and regular ranks that will require special attention: the 2,273 wounded and 8,581 other medical evacuees from the war zone.

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