Questionable Use of the Domestic Aeromedical Evacuation System
United States Government Accountability Office Washington United States
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After World War II, DOD established a policy that all patients would be evacuated by airlift whenever practicable. The aeromedical evacuation system offers continuous evacuation service throughout the world. In fiscal year 1973, DOD spent about29 million to move about49,000 patients in its worldwide system. In this report GAO discusses how the domestic segment of the system has operated and opportunities to improve it.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Escape, Rescue and Survival