Post Tagged with: "Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility"


An Airman signals to service members indicating they are able to carry a patient from a Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility bus Oct. 10 on Ramstein. There isn’t a CASF at every base in the Air Force. Depending upon where a medical Airman is stationed will determine whether or not they will work at a CASF.

CASF provides service members with extra care

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

When service members are injured downrange and need to receive specialized medical attention, they go to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center to be treated. They are then transported, by the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility on Ramstein, from LRMC to the Ramstein flightline where they receive care before they are transported elsewhere for further attention.

October 23, 2014 ×


Members of the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility and 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron help patients onto a medical bus bound for the flightline on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 21, 2013. The CASF is the relay between the Craig Joint Theater Hospital and aeromedical evacuation missions throughout Afghanistan.

After The Battle: The medical USO

Story and photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

When service members get sick or injured downrange, they need help not only physically but mentally. The transition from one medical treatment center to the next can be overwhelming and bring a service member’s morale down even further if not treated with care.

February 6, 2014 ×