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What does HLZ stand for?

HLZ stands for Hot Landing Zone

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  • Military and Government

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Once the 5th patient was loaded, Woolley led the team out of the hot landing zone and back to a coalition base where the casualties could receive treatment.
Lazzarini describes the range of emotion he experienced, from his reluctance to look at wounded soldiers so that he could remain emotionless and focused on his job, to the adrenaline rush of setting down in a hot landing zone under enemy fire.
When "The Charlie Tigers" C Company 3/21 Infantry, 196th Light Infantry Brigade became embroiled in combat in a hot landing zone, a succession of vicious firefights resulted in horrendous casualty rates--both for them and the enemy.