U.S. Army Unit Conducts Helicopter Rescue of Civilian Hiker

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When a hiker was injured and sent a distress message to the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office, soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment performed an aeromedical evacuation near Navaho Peak, WA.

“Successful missions like this are a testament to our air ambulance crews and flight operations personnel; that regularly train to maintain the necessary flight, medical, and operational skills for missions like this,” Maj. Alec DeGroat, USAAAD Commander, said.

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