Aeromedical Evacuation (AE)
Competition (Five member teams compete in three events).
AE teams will fly a contingency flight
aboard dedicated AE competition C-130 aircraft; for
international teams so equipped, the C-160 will be used.
This event will last approximately five hours and will
include all aspects of AE contingency operations from
preflight to post-flight. Teams will be required to fly in
contingency gear (helmet, body armor, but no flak vest).
Aeromedical Mission (Static
AE teams will conduct a static
configuration event aboard dedicated AE competition
C-17/KC-135 aircraft; for international teams so equipped,
the C-160 will be used. This event will last approximately
three hours and will include limited AE operations from
preflight to before take-off duties.
Litter Endurance Course.
This 30-minute event consists of the
proper assessment and treatment of combat casualties,
negotiation of obstacles during casualty retrieval, and the
use of proper body mechanics.