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Greg Nugent, a native of Marion County, has accepted a position as a flight paramedic with Air Methods Corporation KY-12 base located at The Lebanon-Springfield Airport.
Nugent has 20 plus years experience in the emergency services field and has recently completed further training in Colorado. He is a long-time employee of Marion County EMS and an officer and volunteer with the Marion County Rescue Squad. He is married to Eva Jo Watson Nugent. They have three children and four grandchildren.
Air Methods Kentucky is a full-service air medical transport system based throughout Kentucky. Aircraft are available 24/7/365, with overlapping service areas of coverage that help ensure a helicopter is readily available for your needs. Established in 1982 as the first civilian air medical program in Kentucky, they became the first air medical program in the state to earn CAMTS (Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems) accreditation in 1995. With a mission of safety, quality, and integrity, Air Methods Kentucky is committed to providing its patients and medical and emergency service partners with a high level of care and professionalism. Air Methods Kentucky is owned by Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the nation’s largest provider of air medical emergency transport services and systems. The company is dedicated exclusively to air medical treatment, focusing on the quality of care to patients and safety in aviation operations. Established in 1980, the company transports more than 84,000 patients annually who require intensive medical care from either the scene of an accident or general care hospitals to highly skilled trauma centers or tertiary care centers. Air Methods operates a fleet of more than 340 helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft in over 40 states and is headquartered in Englewood, Colo.