Medevac patient being taken off aircraft
Photo Credit: Patricia Deal, Army Medicine
During a medical evacuation mission July 12, 2011, at Robert Gray Army Airfield at Fort Hood, Texas, Derek McGadney (right), from the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's Medevac team, and Staff Sgt. Edwin Rotger, carry a patient off the medical transport plane to the hospital's Medevac ambulance bus. 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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