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US Air Force Targets "Golden Hour" for Wounded Troops

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Published on Apr 27, 2010

Wounded NATO and U.S. troops in Afghanistan often depend on helicopter medical evacuation teams to stay alive. The medevac teams are trained to retrieve wounded troops and get them to a military hospital outside of Kabul for treatment within in 60 minutes. It's called "the golden hour," and within it, the survival rate is around 95 percent. Correspondent David Axe has more.

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