109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
Published July 31, 2008
The 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron provides quality patient care and timely movement of casualties during wartime and peacetime operations. Using military and civilian aircraft the 109th, made up of more than 110 airmen, transport patients to airfields near designated health care facilities.
Since September 11, 2001, the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron has flown in support of Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and Jumpstart in locations such as Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Arizona, Germany, Iraq, Kuwait, Djibhouti, Oman, Qatar, and Afghanistan to just name a few. The 109th assisted with the Hurricane Katrina relief effort by flying aeromedical missions to and from New Orleans in September, 2005. Missions have ranged from the retrieval of the remains to comprehensive inter-theater patient movement, in-flight patient care and aeromedical communications systems management.