Located at the Cleveland Regional Jetport in Cleveland, Tenn., LIFEFORCE's newest base became operational on February 28, 2016. Prior to being based out of Cleveland, LIFE FORCE 1 (LF1) had been based at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga since the LIFE FORCE Program started in 1988.

Physical Address:
251 Dry Valley Rd NE
Cleveland, TN 37312


LF1 Fast Facts

Past Aircraft: N412BE - Bell 412; N911BE - Bell 412; N405EH - Airbus Helicopters H135 P2+ (formerly Eurocopter EC135)
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Current Aircraft: Airbus Helicopters H135 P2+, N405EH

Full-time flight crew members: 4 pilots, 8 flight nurses, and 8 flight paramedics

Part-time flight crew members: 1 flight physician, 3 flight nurses, 1 flight paramedic

One full-time mechanic services LF1

LF1 is based in Bradley County, Tenn. and transports patients within a 150 mile radius of their base.

Karen Mulvaney, MBA, RN, CFRN, CCRN, CEN, NR-P
Clinical Base Manager
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James Parker, NRP, FP-C
Base Educator

Kevin Womac, NRP, FP-C
Base Safety Committee Member

John Vaughn, Pilot
Base Aviation Manager

Rick Rentfrow, Pilot
Site Safety Officer