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July 16, 2006
Oregon Guard crew/helicopter at air show on standby for medevac if needed
 
The Oregon Army National Guard had a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter configured for aeromedical evacuation (medevac) on static display at the air show in Hillsboro. It has been put on standby in the event civil authorities need assistance with medevac.
 
The helicopter is part of the 1042nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance) based out of the Army Aviation Support Facility in Salem.
 
Additional releases will follow if the crew and helicopter are called upon for assistance.
 
 
 
Contact:
 
Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office
503-584-3917
 
Kay Fristad
503-584-3917
cell 503-931-5179
 
Capt Mike Braibish
503-584-3886,
cell 503-932-5805