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Soldiers demonstrate skills during command evaluation

Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment prepare to load a simulated casualty onto a 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Black Hawk helicopter during a casualty evacuation exercise at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

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By MICHAEL B. KELLER | STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 12, 2017

RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany — The 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment conducted a casualty evacuation exercise at Rhine Ordnance Barracks on Thursday.

The CASEVAC exercise was part of a broader 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command-directed 5-7 ADA External Evaluation to measure the unit’s proficiency in anticipated operational environments and against training standards.

During the exercise 5-7 ADA soldiers demonstrated their ability to efficiently and safely treat, transport and load simulated casualties onto a 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Black Hawk helicopter.

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A 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Black Hawk helicopter crew member directs 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment soldiers carrying a simulated casualty during an exercise at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, on Thursday, May 11, 2017.
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