Senior Los Angeles Fire Department Aircrewman Retires

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) firefighter flight paramedic Greg Sanderson has retired after 32 years of service, with 18 years assigned to the Air Operations Section.

During Sanderson’s time at Air Operations he interrogated many skills, equipment, and rescue techniques from his time as a U.S. Navy CSAR Corpsman.

When asked what some of his most memorable accomplishments were, he stated, “There are a few such as increasing standardization, transitioning aircrewman from the Bell 412 to the AW139, and most importantly assisting in the development of the sections aviation training operational procedures standardization manual (ATOPS).

In retirement, Sanderson will still be active in the rescue helicopter community as a consultant and operator with civilian DOD contractors.


Credit: www.verticalmag.com

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