medevac medevac

Definition(s):

  • (n) the evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care

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Usage(s):

  1. Now, like battle-scarred veterans back from the medevac front, patients are sharing their war stories on TV, in letters to Congress, in chat rooms and home pages on the Internet.
  2. Miller's vehicle escorts the ambulance back to Combat Outpost, where the wounded are prepped for medevac to the larger base nearby.
  3. A Black Hawk medevac helicopter circles but is driven away by gunfire.

News

Quotes

  1. "Maryland's medevac program is a national model for first responders and is responsible for saving thousands of lives each year," said Governor O'Malley. "Public safety is the most important priority of any government. In order to ensure that...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Martin O’Malley Source: Bay Net

  2. "When it comes to MedEvac you have broken new ground in the history of warfare and you have saved lives in the process," Gates said.
    on Dec 13, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: Faxts News

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