Journeys of Discovery: Mercy Air's medevac lifeline at Fort Hunter Liggett

Mar 22, 2021

Mercy Air's primary mission is to support U.S. Army Reserve operations at Fort Hunter Liggett but they also respond to civilian casualties in Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties. Mercy Air maintains a 24-hour presence for medevac service at Fort Hunter Liggett, with four crews and two helicopters.

Mercy Air's corporate parent, Air Methods, maintains 300 bases in 48 states with a complement of 400 aircraft. Operations were recently added at Paso Robles Airport.

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer at U.S. Army Reserve base Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County for a conversation with the crew of Mercy Air medevac operations: area manager Jared Szaroleta, flight paramedic Leslie Brown and pilot Jason Martin.

Underwriting support provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.

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