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Maj. Kisha Wood, a medic with the 375th Medical Group based at Scott Air Force Base, assists an elderly patient after Hurricane Maria at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, near Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands Sept. 24, 2017. Wood was part of a U.S. Air Force En Route Patient Staging System team that deployed to St. Croix to help evacuate patients off the island. The team created an aeromedical evacuation staging area for patients to evacuate, fostering a safe environment. (Photo by Lt. Col. Elizabeth Anderson-Doze) Trusted Care brought order to chaos after Hurricane Maria
Soon after hurricanes struck the Caribbean and southern U.S. in the fall of 2017, Air Force medics deployed to the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands and brought along their Trusted Care culture to help evacuate patients safely and effectively from the storm ravaged island.
0 3/22
2018
Medical and communications teams from the 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., mobilized in support of hurricane reilief in the Caribbean Sept. 8 through Oct. 17, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the area. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Aeromedical nurse directs complex missions to provide priority care
Multiple patient movements occurred as three hurricanes made way through Texas, the Caribbean and Florida, Aug. 24 to Sept. 19, 2017. Maj. Terri Felder from the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, served as a medical crew director for these flights.
0 12/18
2017
Hurricane Maria relief efforts Rebuilding strength: Chaplain assists in relief efforts
In a matter of hours things would never be the same, the unwanted visitor’s mission was to destroy anything in its path. The destruction would be something the people would never forget, after all it ripped most from their family members, homes and normalcy.
0 12/11
2017
Staff Sergeant April Cooper, an aeromedical evacuation technician at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, had just returned from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, after providing support for Hurricane Harvey. Knowing Hurricane Maria was about to make landfall, she left her bags right by her front door.  She was still on Bravo alert and knew when Maria hit, AE support would be needed quickly.
This second mission would last three weeks at MacDill AFB, Florida, compared to her five day mission at Little Rock. Her time in Arkansas would help prepare her for the mission of multiple flights to St. Croix in the near future. Aeromedical technician treats St. Croix patients, experiences first humanitarian mission
Staff Sergeant April Cooper, an aeromedical evacuation technician at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, had just returned from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, after providing support for Hurricane Harvey. Knowing Hurricane Maria was about to make landfall, she left her bags right by her front door. She was still on Bravo alert and knew when Maria hit, AE support would be needed quickly.
0 12/06
2017
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 633rd Medical Group deploy from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Oct. 18, 2017. JBLE Command and Control establishes AMC C2
Normally, while serving as Joint Base Langley-Eustis command and control specialists, Airmen in the JBLE Command Post focus on the varied missions of JBLE and its tenant wings. However, on Sept. 28, 2017, one critical mission called on these Airmen to support a global response mission.
0 10/20
2017
Capt. Lisa Pearse, M.D., director of Global Health Engagement, Navy Environmental and Preventative Medicine Unit Six, discusses details of a disaster response planning culmination exercise with U.S. Army Soldier. Service members prepare for humanitarian, disaster missions
The USNS Comfort hospital ship is steaming toward Puerto Rico; U.S. Navy and Marine Corps rescue helicopters are helping to evacuate people in Dominica; countless National Guardsmen were called upon after hurricanes wreaked havoc in Texas and Florida. Whether in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency domestically, or the U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) internationally, the need for comprehensive civil-military coordination training for disaster relief operations is more urgent than ever.
0 10/14
2017
Royals are lifeline to hurricane survivors Dover Airmen lifeline to hurricane survivors
Dover Air Force Base Airmen have a proud history of delivering help in dire situations all across the world. No matter the circumstance, these men and women can be on site in a short amount of time providing hope for those in need. The 3rd Airlift Squadron from the 436th Airlift Wing supported relief efforts for Katrina and Haiti and the squadron continues this tradition with the C-17 Globemaster III by transporting essential recovery supplies to the survivors of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
0 10/04
2017
Air Force Reserve medical personal, and aircrews from multiple locations, are currently staged at MacDill AFB, with the first medical evacuation flight departing 24 September in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. MacDill Airmen launch relief efforts for islands affected by Hurricane Maria
MacDill Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron launches relief efforts for islands affected by Hurricane Maria.
0 9/25
2017
Default Air Force Logo State of Emergency for several counties in Texas due to Hurricane Harvey
The governor of Texas has declared a State of Emergency for several counties due to severe weather. Emergency refill procedures are in place from August 23, 2017 through September 05, 2017.Affected counties include: Aransas, Austin, Bee, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Brazoria, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Harris, Jackson,
0 8/25
2017
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