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109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron

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.

Contact a Recruiter

133rd Airlift Wing

Minnesota Air National Guard

Recruiting Office

631 Minuteman Drive

Saint Paul, Minnesota 55111-4116


Recruiting Office Supervisor and Officer Recruiter:

TSgt Rodney Gattis




Production Recruiters:

TSgt Durrell Motley




TSgt Jeff Sprick




Retention Office Manager

(for current members):

MSgt Melissa Piazza




Toll Free:         800-835-3764

Fax:                 612-713-2037

DSN Fax:        783-2037

Email:              Recruiting Office