SUNDAY IN CONCORD: NEW HAMPSHIRE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO HONOR CHARLIE COMPANY, 238TH MEDEVAC UNIT AT FREEDOM SALUTE

Unit returned from deployment in Afghanistan earlier this year

May 02, 2014

The New Hampshire congressional delegation will join state and military officials at a Freedom Salute to honor members of Charlie Company, the 238th MEDEVAC unit for their successful mission in Afghanistan on Sunday, May 4 at 11:00 a.m. in Concord. The 238th MEDEVAC unit returned from Afghanistan earlier this year after deploying to Afghanistan in July of 2013, where they provided 24/7 area MEDEVAC support to coalition forces throughout Afghanistan.

During their deployment Charlie Company soldiers carried 309 patients to higher levels of care. They also received numerous awards while deployed, including 3 Bronze Star Medals, 26 Air Medals, 16 Army Commendation Medals, and 1 Army Achievement Medal. During Sunday’s ceremony, the New Hampshire congressional delegation will recognize the soldiers and their families for their heroism and dedicated service. 

Media planning to attend should email: Nick_Brown@shaheen.senate.gov.

Freedom Salute

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-1)

Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-2)

WHAT:                

Freedom Salute honoring the men and women of Charlie Company, the 238th MEDEVAC unit

WHEN:                

11:00 a.m.

Sunday, May 4

WHERE:              

Army Aviation Facility

26 Regional Drive

Concord, NH