U.S. Army Reserve Command NCO training exercise

By Timothy HaleMarch 20, 2009

    NCOs from Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, received hands-on training in evacuating a casualty during a Year of the NCO professional development program held March 12 on Fort McPherson\'s Hedeken Field. 
    Here, NCOs practice securing patients and their stretchers inside a helicopter to prepare them for transport.
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    NCOs from Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, received hands-on training in evacuating casualties as part of a Year of the NCO professional development program held March 12 on Fort McPherson\'s Hedeken Field. 
    A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from Company B of the 7/158th Aviation Regiment, 11th Aviation Command, in Oletha, Kan., provided the platform for the training scenario. 
    NCOs were taught how to call in a nine-line medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and how to transport simulated casualties (mannequins) onto the Chinook. 
    Here participants receive a briefing before executing their training.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – NCOs from Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, received hands-on training in evacuating casualties as part of a Year of the NCO professional development program held March 12 on Fort McPherson\'s Hedeken Field. A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from Company B of the 7/158th Aviation Regiment, 11th Aviation Command, in Oletha, Kan., provided the platform for the training scenario. NCOs were taught how to call in a nine-line medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and how to transport simulated casualties (mannequins) onto the Chinook. Here participants receive a briefing before executing their training. (Photo Credit: Timothy Hale) VIEW ORIGINAL
    NCOs from Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, received hands-on training in evacuating casualties as part of a Year of the NCO professional development program held March 12 on Fort McPherson\'s Hedeken Field. 
    A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from Company B of the 7/158th Aviation Regiment, 11th Aviation Command, in Oletha, Kan., provided the platform for the training scenario. 
    NCOs were taught how to call in a nine-line medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and how to transport simulated casualties (mannequins) onto the Chinook. 
    Here a four-man team rushes to get a simulated casualty onto the helicopter.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – NCOs from Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, received hands-on training in evacuating casualties as part of a Year of the NCO professional development program held March 12 on Fort McPherson\'s Hedeken Field. A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from Company B of the 7/158th Aviation Regiment, 11th Aviation Command, in Oletha, Kan., provided the platform for the training scenario. NCOs were taught how to call in a nine-line medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and how to transport simulated casualties (mannequins) onto the Chinook. Here a four-man team rushes to get a simulated casualty onto the helicopter. (Photo Credit: Timothy Hale) VIEW ORIGINAL
    NCOs from Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, received hands-on training in evacuating casualties as part of a Year of the NCO professional development program held March 12 on Fort McPherson\'s Hedeken Field. 
    A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from Company B of the 7/158th Aviation Regiment, 11th Aviation Command, in Oletha, Kan., provided the platform for the training scenario. 
    NCOs were taught how to call in a nine-line medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and how to transport simulated casualties (mannequins) onto the Chinook. 
    Here the helicoper departs with its cargo of patients.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – NCOs from Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, received hands-on training in evacuating casualties as part of a Year of the NCO professional development program held March 12 on Fort McPherson\'s Hedeken Field. A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from Company B of the 7/158th Aviation Regiment, 11th Aviation Command, in Oletha, Kan., provided the platform for the training scenario. NCOs were taught how to call in a nine-line medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and how to transport simulated casualties (mannequins) onto the Chinook. Here the helicoper departs with its cargo of patients. (Photo Credit: Timothy Hale) VIEW ORIGINAL

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