The base was chosen out of 20 bases in the company's St. Louis region, which includes Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Indiana.
The Regional Most Improved Base of the Year is presented to the base in the Air Evac Lifeteam system that has shown the greatest marked improvements in flight vlume growth, staff retention and market expansion during the prior 12 months.
"Thanks to the dedication and sheer determination of its crew members, the Brazil base is very deserving of this award," Base Operations Director Andy Arthurs said. "Brazil has increased its flight volumes through aggressive marketing, and is a base leader in staff retention of dedicated, long-term employees.
"Crew members are also actively involved in school and other community functions to increase the awareness of the Air Evac mission, and they pride themselves on providing fast, efficient, and skilled care to those they serve," Arthurs added.
The Brazil Air Evac Lifeteam base opened in March 2004 and is located at 481 E. CR 600 N.
Air Evac Lifeteam is a membership-supported air ambulance company that provides emergency care and rapid medic al transport to rural communities throughtout the central U.S.
The company operates 74 bases in 12 states.
For more information about Air Evac Lifeteam services, call 1-800-793-0010 or visit www.lifeteam.net.