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2022-06-20 13:45:49 By : Ms. Linda Wang

Airmen offload a non-ambulatory patient on a litter at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, July 10, 2020. Aeromedical evacuation plays a significant role in the nation’s global capabilities, as it provides time-sensitive and mission-critical patient care during transport to medical facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nilsa Garcia)

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron perform advanced life support training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 14, 2022. U.S. Air Force Capt. Adam Olligschlager, left, 86th Airlift Wing plans and programs action officer, was celebrated as Airlifter of the Week, March 10, 2022, for his outstanding organization and execution of the Secretary of Defense Dispersal Plan. When Olligschlager isn’t working as an action officer, he assumes regular duties as a flight nurse evaluator at the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jared Lovett)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyuree Rose, 86th Medical Squadron surgical technician, applies a tourniquet to a simulated patient during a joint 86th Medical Group Ground Surgical Team and U.S. Army 160th Medical Detachment Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team exercise at Breitenwald Training Area, Landstuhl, Germany, March 9, 2021. The exercise was used to demonstrate the ability to provide emergency care of injured or critically ill patients in a joint environment outside of established support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Airmen from the 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron received a shipment of supplies and new tents at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Oct. 3, 2020. Volunteers helped build the medical tents to increase the overall footprint and medical capabilities offered on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cary Smith)

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and Royal Moroccan Air Force AE team members share tactics, techniques and procedures during a multinational casualty evacuation training exercise during exercise African Lion 21, June 16, 2021. African Lion maintains combat readiness by ensuring the ability to provide superior airpower capabilities in support of U.S. and partner interests in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Devin Nothstine)