CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A Sikeston man received special honors for his services as an Air Evac pilot.
Air Evac presented Jim Damron with his 2,000th flight wing.
That means he has flown 2,000 patients in emergency situations.
Damron began flying with the Air Evac Lifeteam in 1991. He left for a few years, then returned in 2007.
"It's good and exciting because every day and every mission is different," Damron said. "You don't have time to get bored and ah, every call is different, so, it's a challenge every time we take off. My main concern is to get my crew to the patient, get the patient where they want to go, and get my crew back home so they can go home."
Damron served in the U.S. Army for more than 21 years. He retired from active duty at age 39.
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