DUSTOFF


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DUSTOFFDedicated Unhesitating Service To Our Fighting Forces
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They agreed: "That was pretty close." The 19-strong Dustoff unit fly from a gravel runway in Helmand.
The risky vocation of a dustoff pilot may seem like a death wish.
His military adventures were published in 1999 in "Dustoff: The Memoirs of an Army Aviator."
The 421st MEB, DUSTOFF Europe, began transforming when two of the subordinate air ambulance companies were attached to the Germany-based 2nd Battalion /1st Aviation Regiment and the 1st Battalion/ 214th Aviation Regiment in support of Aviation and Army transformation.
As the 421st MEB goes through this transformation, it is critically important to note that while the DUSTOFF mission and air ambulance companies are assigned to different headquarters, the personal and collective excellence of the Soldiers and their companies will not change.
The 159th served with distinction in the Republic of Vietnam from 1968 to 1971 as a DUSTOFF unit and continued to serve as a MEDEVAC detachment in the United States and Germany throughout the next 2 decades.
These awards are only a small sample that demonstrate the dedication and spirit of the Soldiers who make up the 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion, DUSTOFF Europe.
From its history in Vietnam up through an expected return to Iraq in its future, the 45th will continue to demonstrate a complete commitment to the DUSTOFF motto: Dedicated, Unhesitating Support To Our Fighting Forces.
Evacuation missions during combat operations in Vietnam forever changed the emotions associated with the term "DUSTOFF".
Combined crews comprised of an American Aircraft Commander and Crewchief, and a South Vietnamese Pilot and Medic began performing DUSTOFF missions.
In its 37 year history, the company has flown countless missions and medevaced thousands of patients, many of whom would not have made it without Dustoff. MSgt.
Their spirit and commitment to the Dustoff mission lives on in every Soldier that wears the 236th patch.