Yakima Dustoff Conducts Hoist Training

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hoists a crew member at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hoists a crew member at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hoists a crew member at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies above Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies above Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies above Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies above Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Sgt. Cody Bayne and Staff Sgt. Jeremy Godless, crew members assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade check their equipment on a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Sgt. Cody Bayne and Staff Sgt. Jeremy Godless, crew members assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade check their equipment on a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Sgt. Thomas Rankin, a crew member assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade guides a hoist on a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Sgt. Thomas Rankin, a crew member assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade guides a hoist on a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Sfc. Daniel Pugh, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to hoist down from a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Sfc. Daniel Pugh, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to hoist down from a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Staff Sgt. Jeremy Godles, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to exit a UH-60 helicopter on a hoist at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Staff Sgt. Jeremy Godles, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to exit a UH-60 helicopter on a hoist at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

CW2 Tiberiu Vasloban, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies above Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
CW2 Tiberiu Vasloban, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies above Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Capt. Alec Degroat, operations officer of U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Capt. Alec Degroat, operations officer of U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hovers above Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hovers above Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Sfc. Daniel Pugh, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hooks to hoist on a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Sfc. Daniel Pugh, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hooks to hoist on a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Sfc. Daniel Pugh, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to hoist from a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Sfc. Daniel Pugh, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to hoist from a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

1st Lt. Terra Crown, a pilot assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade flies during a hoist training mission at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Sgt. Cody Bayne, a MEDEVAC crew member assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade calls pilots into position at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Sgt. Cody Bayne, a MEDEVAC crew member assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade calls pilots into position at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Staff Sgt. Jeremy Godles, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to be lowered from a hoist at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Staff Sgt. Jeremy Godles, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to be lowered from a hoist at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Sfc. Daniel Pugh, the senior flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade looks out of a a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Sfc. Daniel Pugh, the senior flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade looks out of a a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Sgt. Cody Bayne, a crew member assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares a hoist in a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Sgt. Cody Bayne, a crew member assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares a hoist in a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hoists a crew member at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hoists a crew member at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

Staff Sgt. Jeremy Godles, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade looks out of a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
Staff Sgt. Jeremy Godles, a flight medic assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade looks out of a UH-60 helicopter at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hoists a crew member at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021.  The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment- Yakima Training Center, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hoists a crew member at Yakima Training Center, Wash., on Dec. 7, 2021. The unit regularly conducts live hoist training flights to maintain proficiency for military and civil aeromedical evacuation missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

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