1st HUMANITARIAN SPECIAL OPERATIONS GROUP / AIR LAND SEA - EXPEDITIONARY MISSION TEAM (AA-1st HSOG/ALS-EMT)
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Trailer for Upcoming Documentary on Archangel Airborne
Mission XII to Haiti
Archangel Airborne's Mission XII (AA-012) concluded successfully on 18 November 2013. The team launched from College Park Airport in the Maryland/DC area on 12 November and flew to Cap Haitien, Haiti to serve the impoverished community of Fort Saint Michele with the parish of Notre Dame D'Altagrace as a base of Medical Clinic Operations. A previously established water purification project was evaluated for operational integrity and a school food program for children was also reviewed. Reconnaissance of additional areas for operation was conducted successfully as well as meeting with the leadership of Sacra Couer Hospital in the norhern village of Milot with plans for additional utilization of the hospital for referrals and the potential development of air medevac services for critically ill and traumatically injured patients. The team included (2) ARCHANGEL AIRBORNE Aviators, (1) FNP, (1) MD, (2) RNs, (1) Translator.
Short introductory videos
News article in The Scranton Times Tribune, March 25, 2012. (Picture below links to the online article.)
News coverage by NBC affiliate WBRE, January 17, 2012. (Picture below links to the TV piece aired on WBRE, and article)
Stuart Hirsch interviewed on YNN on the 2nd anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti - January 12, 2012 (Picture below links to YNN article and video)
Stuart Hirsch and Mike Lovelace interviewed at AOPA Live on July 28, 2011.
Article in the Catholic New York, March 23, 2011.
Article in the Wayne Independent, Jan 11, 2011.
WJFF Radio Catskill 90.5 FM interview with Stuart Hirsch, Dr. Jean Hibbert and Mike Lovelace in July 2010. (Link opens to an mp3 file that can be heard with an mp3 browser plugin or player.)
Article in the Hudson Reporter, July 25, 2010.
Article in the Asbury Park Press, July 23, 2010.
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"And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man." - President John F. Kennedy
We dedicate ourselves as the ARCHANGEL AIRBORNE 1st HUMANITARIAN SPECIAL OPERATIONS GROUP / AIR LAND SEA - EXPEDITIONARY MISSION TEAM (AA-1st HSOG/ALS-EMT) to serve men, women and children living in conditions of extreme poverty and situations of disaster, social injustice and oppression. As citizen ambassadors of the United States of America, we will freely commit the best of our skills, resources and lives to help transform populations at risk and to work collaboratively for a vision of a hopeful future.
In Servitium Ad Omnes...In Service to All!
Founder and ARCHANGEL AIRBORNE Mission Officer in Command, Stuart D. Hirsch