Kansas Adjutant General's Department

9/5/2014
Contact: Public Affairs Office- Catherine Horner
Email: catherine.f.horner.nfg@mail.mil

(785) 646-1192
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14-067 Kansas National Guard helicopter company returning Sept. 7 from Afghanistan deployment

Soldiers of the Kansas National Guard’s Company G, 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion) will be welcomed home from their deployment to Afghanistan in a brief ceremony Sunday, Sept. 7. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Army Air Support Facility, Hangar 680, Forbes Field, Gary Ormsby Drive and J Street, Topeka.

Approximately 45 Soldiers of the company deployed to Afghanistan in November 2013 to provide aeromedical evacuation support within the division and corps under the command and control of the General Support Aviation Battalion. They also provided the rapid evacuation and movement of patients while providing en-route care to higher echelons of medical treatment, movement of medical personnel and accompanying medical equipment and supplies, consistent with evacuation priorities and operational considerations, to and from points as far forward as possible. 

 

 

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