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Marenisco VFD members receive MedEvac training

 

July 10, 2021

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe MARENISCO TOWNSHIP Volunteer Fire Department members listen as Flight Nurse Scott Pupp (center with arm on helicopter) addresses them during a July 2 training regarding air transport of patients. From far right were his associates, Pilot Mike Gross and Flight Nurse Kevin Mittelsteadt. The flight team is affiliated with Aspirus Wausau Hospital, which contracts the use of the helicopter via PHI Air Medical. The training was on the old athletic field next to the former Marenisco K-12 School.

MARENISCO TOWNSHIP - Members of the Marenisco Township Volunteer Fire Department received several layers of MedEvac training in recent weeks, thanks to flight staff who work in the local region.

The most exciting component of the training occurred on July 2 when a MedEvac crew landed a helicopter on the old athletic field next to the former Marenisco K-12 School in Marenisco.

Pilot Mike Gross told the Globe that the crew members - which included flight nurses Kevin Mittelsteadt and Scott Pupp - are affiliated with Aspirus Wausau Hospital, which contracts with PHI Air Medical, a national air...



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