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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-07-12

Always on standby: French Air Force's MEDEVAC team

When French soldiers are injured during overseas missions, they need to be flown back to France for treatment. That task falls to the little-known MEDEVAC regiment of the French Air Force, based in Villacoublay outside Paris. They need to be ready to embark on a rescue mission night and day. FRANCE 24 went along to the airbase to meet the squadron's only female commander. It's also the first time a TV crew has been allowed to film a simulated rescue operation.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Aline Schmidt.

By Fanny ALLARD , Haxie MEYERS-BELKIN

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Lieutenant-Colonel Pierre ZIELINSKY

Former Commanding Officer, Villacoublay Air Base

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2017-12-12 Europe

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2017-12-11 Americas

USA: Voters speak out ahead of high-stakes Alabama Senate race

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2017-12-08 Senegal

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2017-12-07 Tunisia

Franco-Tunisian leads efforts to combat desertification

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2017-12-06 sex abuse

Miami's camp for convicted sex offenders

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