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Afghanistan CCATT mission a ‘not-so-routine’ operation
January 19, 2023
U.S. Air Force Maj. (Dr.) Dominick Vitale

BAMC pediatric CCAT mission helps save critically ill child
October 14, 2022
Pediatric CCAT mission helps save critically ill child

59th Medical Wing performs first CCATT training mission
January 19, 2022
59th Medical Wing performs first CCATT training mission

No effort spared to bring home seriously wounded Soldier
October 2, 2019
A critical care air transport team tends to a patient during a nearly 20-hour direct flight from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, to San Antonio on Aug. 18, 2019. The service member was cared for by a joint service team of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation specialists, an aeromedical evacuation team and a CCATT in order to maintain the highest level of care possible during transport.

59th MDW CCATT team flys mother, baby home safely after 7 months in ICU
June 14, 2019
Capt. Nicole Leib and Maj. Mariana Lacuzong, 59th Medical Wing critical care air transport team nurses, play with 7-month-old patient, Nakoa Crawford, during the five-hour flight from Dallas to San Diego June 7, 2019. Comprised of a doctor, nurse and respiratory therapist, the team must pack everything the will need while airborne - echocardiogram, oxygen, blood, medicine and other tools of the trade.

59th Medical Wing's CCATT flight makes three point turn
July 25, 2018
A 59th Medical Wing Critical Care Air Transport Team member awaits for other patients to arrive at their aircraft in San Diego, California, July 20. Teams are regularly dispatched all over the globe to respond to emergencies, assist in Department of Defense contingency missions and reinforce readiness training through real-world civil and humanitarian assistance missions.

59th Medical Wing executes five missions at once
May 1, 2018
59th Medical Wing CCATT team members, in conjunction with mission partners, transition from their aircraft to an ambulance during an infant patient transport mission from Germany to Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., April 19th, 2018. Examples of conditions requiring CCATT support include supportive or resuscitate care of shock/hemorrhage, respiratory failure, and multi-system trauma.