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Aerial aid: US, Georgian troops build alliance through medical combat training

 

The continuous dramatic thumping of the HH-60M Blackhawk helicopter announced the arrival of aid and assistance as the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division conducted a series of aviation and medical evacuation training exercises in support of the Georgian military as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, August 21, 2018.

“We’re out here supporting Georgian troops who are being trained by U.S. Marine Corps Joint Terminal Attack Controllers, and are getting ready for deployment,” said Sgt. Rodolfo Echeverria, a flight medic with Company C, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment. “Out here in the field, they’re running through company and platoon level training lanes, and we’re also doing medical evacuation so that they have some training with the helicopters.”

The 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment has been conducting the joint exercises since August 19 and has focused on training designed to simulate combat scenarios.

“It’s important for the Georgians to know how to respond and work with U.S. medevac assets,” said Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jacob Martin, a pilot with the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment. “When they deploy, they will know how to evacuate their wounded.” Read more

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Aerial aid: US, Georgian troops build alliance through medical combat training

Aerial aid: US, Georgian troops build alliance through medical combat training

Aerial aid: US, Georgian troops build alliance through medical combat training

Aerial aid: US, Georgian troops build alliance through medical combat training

Aerial aid: US, Georgian troops build alliance through medical combat training

Aerial aid: US, Georgian troops build alliance through medical combat training