As noted, Army statistics have long shown that wounded troops rescued by National Guard MEDEVAC crews have a 66% higher chance of survival than if they were rescued by Regular Army MEDEVAC crews.

First, I want to also morn the passing of Larry Waggoner.

He was a super crewchief who I flew with many times.

” And my response, usually delivered with a touch of dark humor, is always something to the effect of, “No fucking way.” Being a medic is about more than simply having the ability to effectively apply a tourniquet, administer an IV, or stuff a wound. And that’s precisely what director Harry Sanna sought to capture in his upcoming documentary. Filmed over the course of several weeks, and including additional footage from the years Sanna spent covering the war as a journalist, “Trauma” offers a rare window into the insane world of combat medicine.“The reason for making this film is to offer civilian audience an unfiltered glimpse at what it’s like to be a medic at war,” Ryan Cunningham, the film’s producer, told Task & Purpose.

The film, aptly titled “Trauma,” centers around a U. “It’s also about their individual journeys home, where struggles with PTSD and the other effects of war are very real.”With the film currently in post-production, the filmmakers have turned to Kickstarter to raise the funds necessary to complete the project.

He even sent me a picture of my helicopter on Hamburger Hill that I didn't even know existed. I have uploaded a number of photos of the 22nd Surg Hosp in Phu Bai in 1968.

I don't know much about Web sites but my stepson is an IT expert so e-mail me. Where are you fat Albert, Torba, Hitchens, Whitaker, Shirley, and Roby and Olds my vote for best crewchief/medic team although EVERYONE was fantastic. If you aren't on Facebook contact me, and I'll send you a link.With that in mind we’ve come up with a few cabin crew dating tips for those looking to meet the people who take care of us at 30,000 feet.Being at the other side of the world from the person you’re dating can be testing but there’s no reason why your job should stop you from finding love.After over a decade of urgent calls for upgraded training of Army flight medics, it has begun.This article provides some details of what is involved.These patients often are hooked up to various types of medical/life sustaining equipment which the typical flight medic is not trained on or certified to use.