Figure 4-6. Truck, ambulance, -ton, 4X4.
NOTE: In the aviation group of the air assault division, there is a flight surgeon assigned
to the group headquarters and to the battalion headquarters of each of the organic
battalions (Figure 2-10). In addition, each battalion has a medical section in its
headquarters company. The assault helicopter and assault support helicopter
battalions are equipped with the 1/4-ton ambulance, while the attack helicopter battalion
is equipped with the field ambulance, 1 1/4-ton, 4x4 (Figure. 4-7). Employment is
essentially the same as in the aviation battalion.
Figure 4-7. Truck, ambulance, 1-ton, 4X4.
(2) Personnel injured aboard aircraft while in transit to landing zones are
given first aid by crewmembers. Patients remain in the aircraft and are evacuated to the
nearest medical facility after completion of the mission.
(3) All aviation units have the capability of augmenting Army air ambulance
units. Nonmedical aircraft of the battalion may be called upon for assistance in moving
patients on return flights of re-supply and other missions. When other than Army air
ambulance elements are committed to the movement of patients, they respond