Review ArticlesForward aeromedical evacuation A brief history, lessons learned from the Global War on Terror, and the way forward for US policyOlson, LT Chris M. Jr. MSC, USN; Bailey, COL Jeffrey MC, USAF; Mabry, LTC Robert MC, USA; Rush, LTC Stephen USAF/ANG; Morrison, MAJ Jonathan J. RAMC (V); Kuncir, CAPT Eric J. MC USNAuthor Information From the Naval Research Laboratory (C.M.O.), Stennis Space Center, Mississippi; US Army Institute of Surgical Research (J.B., J.J.M.); and San Antonio Military Medical Center (R.M.), Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas; USAF Pararescue (S.R.), Westhampton Beach, New York; and Department of Surgery (E.J.K.), Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California; and Academic Department Military Surgery and Trauma (J.J.M.), Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Submitted: January 31, 2013, Revised: March 22 2013, Accepted: April 1, 2013. The viewpoints expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not reflect the official position of the US Department of Defense. Address for reprints: CAPT Eric J. Kuncir, MC USN, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Department of Surgery, 34800 Bob Wilson Dr, San Diego, CA 92134; email: [email protected]. The viewpoints expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not reflect the official position of the US Department of Defense. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: August 2013 - Volume 75 - Issue 2 - p S130-S136 doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318299d189 Buy Metrics © 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.