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The Ties That Bind: A Teenager and the Crew that Saved Him

Unforgettable. That’s the word 17-year-old William Cassil used to describe his meeting with the flight crew that he credits as one of the main reasons he’s alive today. A dramatic word from a teenager, but not according to William, who cherished every minute of a rare, patient-air emergency crew...

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Air Evac Lifeteam Flight Paramedic Celebrates Career Milestone

Becky Drake has flown more than 1,000 patients. There are more than 1800 pilots and medical crew members who work for Air Evac Lifeteam, and only a handful achieve the 1,000 patient flights milestone. Becky Drake, flight paramedic for the Greenville, Texas, Air Evac base, recently reached that pinnacle....

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Hospital Wing is Now a Part of the Global Medical Response Family of Companies

Med-Trans Corp., part of the Global Medical Response (GMR) family of companies, announced on October 4th that it has purchased the assets of Hospital Wing, a premier air medical provider in Memphis and the Mid-South. Kim Montgomery, Chief Operating Officer for Med-Trans, said the acquisition was finalized on Friday,...

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The Triumph of Hope: California REACH Team Battles the Odds to Save 3-Year-Old

Hope, against all odds, against conventional wisdom, and even, at times, against all medical consensus, is the great, human motivator to persevere. Often, where there is hope, there is, quite literally, life. On January 9, 2021, it was hope, and the skill of first responders and hospital staff, that...

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GMR Hosts Ceremony to Honor Fallen EMS Responders

GMR hosted the Inaugural Ceremony for the National EMS Memorial Service (NEMSMS) and the 2021 National EMS Weekend of Honor Moving Honors procession launch on July 16 at GMR offices in Lewisville, TX. The NEMSMS, the National EMS Memorial Foundation, and the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride paid tribute...

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Air Evac Lifeteam Pilot Celebrates Career Milestone

Bradley Childress has flown more than 2,000 patients. There are more than 1800 pilots and medical crew members who work for Air Evac Lifeteam, and only one percent of employees achieve the 2,000 patient flights milestone. Bradley Childress, Base Pilot Supervisor for the Harlan, Ky., Air Evac base, recently...

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Alaskan Teams Are Always Ready

None of us can really know when we’ll be faced with an emergency. That’s why being prepared is so important. Barbara Tighe never imagined that, on this day, the air ambulance service she signed up for would save her life.  “On March 26, 2021, the day started like any...

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Flight Nurse of the Year and Her ‘True Passion for Helping People’

Britta Thomason, a Peach County native, has served on the frontlines of COVID-19 as both a flight nurse and as part of the Nurse Navigation Line for Global Medical Response crews deployed to New York and New Jersey at the beginning of the pandemic. Thomason also leads the Air...

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Eighth Circuit Holds States Cannot Regulate AirMedCare Network Memberships

AirMedCare Network to Resume Sales of Air Ambulance Memberships in North Dakota (WEST PLAINS) — The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals today issued its long-awaited ruling on a challenge to North Dakota Senate Bill 2231, which prohibited the sale and advertisement of AirMedCare Network (AMCN) memberships in the state. ...

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Welcome Justin Haley and Spire Motorsports to the AMCN Family

AirMedCare Network (AMCN), America’s largest air ambulance membership network, is proud to join forces with full-time NASCAR driver Justin Haley and the Spire Motorsports No. 77 team. We are especially excited about Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) race at the Daytona International Speedway road course, where Spire Motorsports will...

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