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DUSTOFF: ARMY AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION IN VIETNAM - Good document showing the
history of Army aeromedical evacuation in Vietnam.
Bishop created a Web site dedicated to the guys he served with in the 498th Dustoff.
He was with the company from 12/69 to 1/71. The site contains pictures of the
men of the 498th, Lane field, and other related miscellany--about 650 pictures
Tom Grubb has started a new site dedicated to the
159th Med. Det. The Web site is for all 159th members 63- present. He is looking for everybody who ever served with the 159th.
Read the story written by the DUSTOFF Pilot who flew into hell on April 15th of 1971 to save the lives of our fallen Raiders. Eagle DUSTOFF, by Stanley C. Marcieski, DUSTOFF 97.
There's a Web site dedicated to the 237th Med. Det. (HA) with pictures, reunion announcements, etc. Stop in and see what's going on at the 237th Med.
Chuck Cooley has put up a site dedicated to the members of the 82nd Med. Det. (HA) in Vietnam.
CW2 Mike Rohrbeck, DUSTOFF 83, has put together a Web site dedicated to the 236th Medical Company Visit his site and check out the progress he's making.
Time magazine article about air ambulances in southeast Iraq titled
Anatomy of a Medevac.
In the February 2003 issue of Soldiers Magazine (U.S. Army pub), page 44, there is a five page article with lots of color photographs about the 68th Medical Company's MAST operation on Oahu, Hawaii.
Si Simmons has his site back up again. Lots of information about DUSTOFF on his site.
There's another site telling the
story of the rescue of DUSTOFF 65. Worth the time to go visit this site and read
The newest guys on the block is another site
dedicated to those of you that served in the
498th Medical Company (AA). Check them out.
126th Med. was activated and sent to Bosnia and maintain this informative
An interesting page from the
Australian involvement in
Vietnam tells a story about a DUSTOFF mission.
All you 'Original' guys should visit Doug
57th Medical Detachment page. He has some nice pictures
of his tour.
A story about a
as told by an Australian veteran.
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You medevac guys will want to stop by Thomas
site. He has original art of a 1st Cav. air ambulance.
A nice article about
Modernizing the Medevac
was presented on CNN Interactive.
You've got to stop by and see the
David Freeman has available on his page. It's really good stuff.
At first I thought it was just another search
engine. But the more I use
the more I find it quickens my searches. Try it and see whatcha think.
Army Retirement Services
offers a way to reach former Army members.
Private Eye - Investigate a person by name to conduct a background
check and locate all information that is available online. Look for
current residences and past addresses with contact information including
telephone numbers, email addresses and possible relatives of your
Central - Dubbed the Warbird Sculptor by an
entire generation of World War II veterans, Robert has chosen to chronicle the
history of aviation in monumental bronze sculptures.
AirMed & Rescue
aims to cover all aspects of both rotary and fixed-wing air ambulance as well as
other air rescue services. With an international focus, the magazine has a mix
of news, analysis and features, with dedicated sections for providers, pilots,
medical crew, commercial carriers, search and rescue, maintenance and
is a quarterly magazine covering the entire spectrum of aviation history, from
the first flight to just yesterday. Civil, Military, Airline, General Aviation -
They bring you the stories that have rarely or never been published before, told
by the people who lived them.
Army Warrant Officers Association.
Visit one of our sister units, the
210th Rescue Squadron. They provide search and rescue for the Alaskan
Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia Brotherhood are civilians, military (all
branches of service) that were pilots, mechanics, navigators, weathermen,
drivers, security police and cooks that fought the war you heard about and the
war you didn't. They didn't look for glory or ask for medals, they were called
and went. A lot of them didn't return.
Virtual Flight Surgeon has a very comprehensive links page with lots
Army Aviation Heritage Foundation has been founded to restore Army
aircraft to flying condition and use them to educate the public on the role of
This Web site is a member of
The Aero Ring, a linked list of
aviation websites. To visit other sites in the ring, click on one of these
How would like to spend the rest of the month
checking aviation links? Go into
and you will find aver 5000 (at last count) aviation links.
The following museums contain air ambulance
displays. A wall dedicated to DUSTOFF can be seen at the
at Fort Sam Houston. The following exhibits can not be seen over the web, but
you might like to note their locations in case you are traveling close to them.
A very nice OH-13 in the 'MASH' configuration is on display at the American
Helicopter Museum and Education Center. Both the NAS
Air Park and the
Sea-Air-Space Museum have UH-1Vs on display.
AA great Web site for aviators is
It's free, just sign up and create a password.
is the National EMS Pilots Association and their AvNet newsletter.
is a page dedicated to the professional air medical pilot.
Angels For Soldier's Pets - Supporting our Military, Veterans, and their
beloved Pets to ensure the pets are reunited with their owners following a
deployment (combat or peace-keeping mission) in harm's way to fight the global
war on terrorism or unforeseen emergency hardship impacting their ability to
retain their pet's ownership rights.
Wounded Warriors In Action -
WWIA aids in healing the hearts and minds of our Nation's combat wounded heroes
(Purple Heart recipients) by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities,
chiefly consisting of hunting and fishing opportunities across America.
Chance - They aid in the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded service men
and women and assist in the modification of housing to accommodate disabled
veterans. They also assist the families of wounded service men and women and
facilitate the transition of wounded service men and women back into civilian
Wounded Warrior Project
- Provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life.
Virtual Wall is a Vietnam veterans memorial with each name or photo
on The Virtual Wall index pages linked to a personal memorial page to a woman or
man named on The Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Military.com is the trusted online home for 80 million
Americans in the military community -- active duty, reservists, veterans, family
members, defense workers and military enthusiasts.
Ever wonder what life was like on the hospital
ships we visited? Well contact the Air Boss and visit the
Take some time and visit the
Military Order of the Purple
and their magazine.
Academy of Health Sciences,
the home of the combat medic.
The Army Home Page.
The latest Army news, photo library, and more.
If you're curious about that aviation
branch, check the
Army Aviation Center.
Information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask for them.
Accordingly, there are many sites that explain how to obtain books,
military/medical records, information and how to appeal a denied claim
with the VA. Please pass this information on to every Veteran you know.
Nearly 100% of this information is free and available for all veterans,
the only catch is: you have to ask for it, because they won't tell you
about a specific benefit unless you ask for it. You need to know what
questions to ask so the right doors open for you and then be ready to
have an advocate who is willing to work with and for you, stay in the
process, and press for your rights and your best interests.
- Board of Veteran's Appeals
- CARES Commission
- CARES Draft National Plan
- Center for Minority Veterans
- Center for Veterans Enterprise
- Center for Women Veterans
- Compensation for Disabilities Associated with the Gulf War Service
- Compensation Rate Tables, 12-1-03
- Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page
- Directory of Veterans Service Organizations
- Disability Examination Worksheets Index, Comp
- Due Process
- Duty to Assist
- Electronic Code of Federal Regulations
- Emergency, Non-emergency, and Fee Basis Care
- Environmental Agents
- Environmental Agents M10
- Establishing Combat Veteran Eligibility
- Evaluation Protocol for Gulf War and Iraqi Freedom Vets with Potential Exposure to Depleted Uranium (DU)
- See also, Depleted Uranium Fact Sheet
- Evaluation Protocol for Non-Gulf War Veterans with Potential Exposure to Depleted Uranium (DU)
- Fee Basis, Priority for Outpatient Medical Services and Inpatient Hospital Care
- Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents 2005
- Forms and Records Request
- Geriatrics and Extended Care
- Guideline for Chronic Pain and Fatigue MUS-CPG
- Guide to Gulf War Veteran's Health
- Gulf War Subject Index
- Gulf War Veteran's Illnesses Q&As
- Homeless Veterans
- HSR&D Home
- Index to Disability Examination Worksheets C&P exams
M 10 for spouses and children <
- M10 Part III Change 1
- M21-1 Table of Contents
- Mental Disorders, Schedule of Ratings
- Mental Health Program Guidelines
- MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Centers of Excellence
- My Health e Vet
- National Association of State Directors
- Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders, Schedule of Ratings
- Parkinson's Disease and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders
- Peacetime Disability Compensation
- Persian Gulf Registry
- This program is now referred to as Gulf War Registry Program (to include Operation Iraqi Freedom) as of March 7, 2005:
- Persian Gulf Registry Referral Centers
- Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 1999, Annual Report To Congress
- Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 2002, Annual Report To Congress
- Phase I PGR
- Phase II PGR
- Policy Manual Index
- Request and Consent to Release of Information from Claimant’s Records
- Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses April 11, 2002
- Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses
- Research and Development
- Title 38 Index Parts 0-18
- Title 38 Part 3 Adjudication Subpart A "Pension, Compensation, and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
- Title 38 Pensions, Bonuses & Veterans Relief (Compensation for certain disabilities due to undiagnosed illnesses found here)
- Title 38 Part 4—Schedule for Rating Disabilities Subpart B—Disability Ratings
VA Best Practice Manual for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- VA Fact Sheet
- VA Health Care Eligibility
VA Life Insurance Handbook
- Lending Limits and Jumbo Loans
- VA MS Research
- VA National Hepatitis C Program
- VA Office of Research and Development
- VA Trainee Pocket Card on Gulf War
- VA WMD EMSHG
- VA WRIISC-DC
- VAOIG Hotline Telephone Number and Address
- Vet Center Eligibility - Readjustment Counseling Service
- Veterans Benefits Administration Main Web Page
- Veterans Legal and Benefits Information
- VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals
- VHA Programs - Clinical Programs & Initiatives
- VHA Public Health Strategic Health Care Group Home Page
VHI Guide to Gulf War Veterans Health
- Vocational Rehabilitation
- VONAPP online
- WARMS - 38 CFR Book C
Wartime Disability Compensation
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