Eddie Casso Lopez
Systems Production Specialist
Eddie Casso Lopez joined Alaska Structures when the BLU-MED Response Systems Division was launched in July 2004. Mr. Casso Lopez’s management experience includes duties as a Medical Squadron Superintendent, managing a squadron budget and 70 personnel over a three-year period. He has extensive experience with the development and execution of numerous military medical deployable platforms. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force Tiger Team responsible for the development and validation of the EMEDS system. Following retirement, from the military, Mr. Casso Lopez worked for three years with the Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity where he investigated new medical technologies. During this period, he participated in numerous projects, including modernization of the Air Force’s medical decontamination system and the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility equipment package.
In his current position, Mr. Casso Lopez is an integral member of the team responsible for system development, production and delivery of all BLU-MED disaster-response medical facilities. Mr. Casso Lopez regularly deploys to support customers in the establishment of medical facilities in the wake of disasters worldwide.
Areas of Expertise
20 years military medical experienceIncluding intensive care, emergency medicine, ambulance services, and staff development.
Medical Field ExperienceSpans 14 medical deployments to foreign countries -- totaling over 48 months as an Independent Duty Medical Technician
Post-September 11thDeployed as Superintendent of one of the first operational EMEDS and established bare base medical operations at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, supporting more than 1,500 deployed military personnel.
- U.S. Air Force Tiger Team