The Air Medic Program consists of volunteer members who crew the rescue helicopter and provide air rescue and air ambulance service free of charge to citizens of San Bernardino County.
Team members consist of Level 1, 2, 3 Reserve Deputies and Citizen Volunteers.
The minimum medical skill required is Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). The team is made up of several EMT's, Paramedics, Nurses and ER Doctors.
Team members undergo rigorous training including:
Helicopter hoist qualifications
Swift water rescue training
Basic and Advanced SAR training
Ice climbing training