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Medical care on the fly.

MEDICAL CARE ON THE FLY--Maj. Gerard Hogan of the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., directs the movement of a wounded Soldier being transferred from Iraq to Germany aboard a C-17 Globemaster III. Air Force aeromedical evacuation crews have conducted more than 55,000 patient moves since the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom, caring for a wide range of ailments. Nearly 88 percent of the 400 aeromedical evacuation people working worldwide are in Air Force Reserve Command or the Air National Guard, said Lt. Gen. George Taylor, Air Force surgeon general. The 791st Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, the hub for patient movements in Europe and Southwest Asia, is more than 50 percent manned by reserve component people.
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Title Annotation:Round the Reserve: A brief look at what's happening throughout Air Force Reserve Command
Publication:Citizen Airman
Date:Jun 1, 2006
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