JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-CHAPMAN TRAINING ANNEX, Texas –
The 433rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron, 433rd Airlift Wing, participated in an exercise to train in receiving incoming patients at the Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex Jan. 9.
Texas Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter crews from Martindale Army Field, Texas, airlifted simulated patients from JBSA-Camp Bullis to JBSA-Chapman Annex. Once the aircraft arrived, the 433rd ASTS medics practiced offloading patient litters and transporting them to a field hospital staging area.
The exercise focused on best practices for receiving air medivac wounded personnel from the battlefield.