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What does CASEVAC stand for?

CASEVAC stands for Casualty Evacuation

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  • Military and Government

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Teams must pass a number of "stands" on their patrol, each testing a different aspect of soldiering such as shooting, first aid and casualty evacuation, recognition of aircraft and river-crossing.
Dragged Lt Onion dragged the casualty to safety and administered first-aid while simultaneously organising a casualty evacuation, getting the casualty into surgery within 21 minutes of the blast - the quickest extraction yet.
From thermal breaching to casualty evacuation, the tasks were designed to push Sappers past their mental and physical breaking points, filtering the smartest and strongest Sappers to the next level of competition.
It should include ambulance exchange points (AXPs) that shorten lines of communication, and it should identify medevac air corridors (planned by the brigade aviation element or forward support medevac platoon leader) that allow casualty evacuation by air without interfering with airspace coordination.
Today, PR encompasses much more than the familiar mission of combat search and rescue, delivering significant capability across the ROMO, including noncombatant evacuations, humanitarian assistance, relief operations, medical and casualty evacuations, and rescue command and control.