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School of Army Aviation Medicine

MEDICAL EVACUATION DOCTRINE (MEDC)

WELCOME INFORMATION
Welcome to the School of Army Aviation Medicine (SAAM) Medical Evacuation Doctrine Course (2C-F7/300-F10) located at Fort Rucker, Alabama. You will find the following information helpful in answering most questions about the course. Click here for all information relating to the course, welcome packet, and in-processing requirements.  (*Upon successful enrollment into the course through ATRRS, students will be granted access to the MEDC Blackboard page to access all necessary products and in-processing items).

(2C-F7/300-F10)

MISSION STATEMENT 
Train Aviators, Flight Surgeons, Flight Paramedics, Evacuation Officers and NCOs, Aeromedical Psychologists, and MEDEVAC Company Command selectees in aviation medicine & doctrine.

PURPOSE 
The Army`s only Medical Evacuation Doctrine Course which focuses on the proper application of medical evacuation doctrinal tactics, techniques, and procedures which will be applied in support of tomorrow`s combat, peace enforcement, and peace keeping operation from the user level.

ENROLLMENT 
Our optimal class size is 27 and max is 33 students. 
Once class is filled to capacity, exceedance beyond that is at the discretion of the Course Director and SAAM Dean through prior coordination and approval.

To obtain official enrollment for the course you must register via the ATRRS (The Army Training and Requirements and Resources System) via MEDCoE. This is the Army`s official record of your enrollment into the course and their means by which the quotas are adjusted for within each course.

You must find your ATRRS representative or Point of Contact (POC) so that person can process your information and reserve your seat in the class that you want to attend. The procedure for enrollment varies depending on your component and branch of service. Look to your Operations (Training or Schools) Officers or NCOs for information.  Upon successful enrollment into the course through ATRRS, students will be granted access to the MEDC Blackboard page to access all necessary products and in-processing items.

TARGET AUDIENCE

PRIMARY
The course is open to US Army Active, Reserve and National Guard component commissioned Medical Service Corps officers (O1-O5), rated Warrant Officers (WO1-CW5), and Non-Commissioned officers (E6-E9) on orders or assigned to an air or ground ambulance detachment or company or medical planning/staff position at battalion through corps level. Army personnel must meet height and weight standards IAW Army Regulation (AR) 600-9
.  All students must be registered in the course no less than 2-weeks prior to the desired course start date.

SECONDARY
The course is open to US Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines, and Allied Nation Medical Service Corps personnel. 
In addition, the course provides essential doctrinal tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) concerning ground and air evacuation in various types of environments or theaters. Commissioned, Warrant Officers, and Non- Commissioned Officers supporting or operating with evacuation units will gain greater knowledge and insight concerning implementation and support of evacuation units. To list a few: Army Aviation, Medical Officers, and NCOs who will be or are currently assigned as current operations or plans officers at the Army Battalion, Brigade levels, and Division Levels (future GSAB, Medical Planners, Medical LNOs, MFAB, Stryker, Surgeon Cells, PECC, UAs, UEx, and UEy units).  All students must be registered in the course no less than 2-weeks prior to the desired course start date.

REPORTING FIRST DAY

SHOW TIMENLT: 0715

START TIME:

  • 0730 (*Class will begin promptly at 0730 on the first scheduled day of class)
  • In-Processing/Doctrine Entrance Exam
  • Location: Building 301, Room X-103 (downstairs) Rear of Lyster Army Health Clinic (LAHC) 

    UNIFORM:
     OCP/A2CU

Course Director: DSN: (312) 558-7463 Commercial: (334) 255-7463

Course NCOIC: DSN: (312) 558-7772 Commercial: (334) 255-7772

Scheduling Information: Refer to ATRRS and MEDC Blackboard page referenced above.