Taking patients off the ambulance
Photo Credit: Patricia Deal, Army Medicine
In front of its iconic medical evacuation helicopter at the hospital entrance, the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's Medevac team off-loads a patient picked up from Robert Gray Army Airfield at Fort Hood, Texas, as part of a medical evacuation mission July 12, 2011. Since beginning its "Operation Gentle Landing" Medevac missions in 2003, Darnall now receives almost 200 casualties a month on average, 80 percent of whom are Soldiers with non-combat-related wounds or illnesses.
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