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06/30/09 — Report from Bagram: ER in the sky

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Report from Bagram: ER in the sky

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on June 30, 2009 10:59 AM

News-Argus Video Report

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Aeromedical evacuation team member Tech. Sgt. Cam Vaillant helps transform the inside of a KC-135R Stratotanker into an emergency room-like setup. The KC-135R Stratotanker is not traditionally used as a flying hospital, but is being used to serve such a purpose due to its maneuverability and large cargo hold area.

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan -- Curtis White remembers when a 19-year-old soldier gave him perspective. It was during an aeromedical evacuation mission -- one of several the Air Force Reserve technical sergeant has been a part of since joining the...

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