KFOR ROLE 1 CONDUCTS MEDEVAC EXERCISE
PRISTINA, Kosovo. A Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) exercise
was conducted, at Film City, by the Italian Role 1 first response Team
with the purpose of rigorously testing the readiness and capabilities of
the Medical teams in both assessing, having first treatment and
evacuating a priority casualty via helicopter in collaboration with U.S.
The exercise was based on an individual injured in a Road Traffic
Accident (RTA). The Medical Team assesses the primary survey,
stabilized the patient and it makes him ready for the evacuation.
They then requested a MEDEVAC Helicopter to bring the patient for
further treatment to the next medical treatment facility.
A key objective of the exercise was to accomplish the necessary
training and drills within the so called "Golden Hour" the vital period
that can make the difference between life and death for an individual
following a serious injury, in accordance with the 10-1- 2 NATO