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An AFMS look back at May 2018

U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, flashes a light on a jaw model at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., April 30, 2018. Short toured the 23d Medical Group (MDG) to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, capabilities, and comprehensive duties, and was able to experience the day-to-day operations of the various units within the 23d MDG, ranging from bioenvironmental to ambulatory care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, flashes a light on a jaw model at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., April 30, 2018. Short toured the 23d Medical Group (MDG) to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, capabilities, and comprehensive duties, and was able to experience the day-to-day operations of the various units within the 23d MDG, ranging from bioenvironmental to ambulatory care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Latoria Mathis, 14th Medical Group noncommissioned officer in-charge of the immunization clinic, has her vitals checked at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., May 1, 2018. The 14th Medical Group’s goal is to keep every pilot, every Airman, and every family member healthy and ready for life’s challenges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Latoria Mathis, 14th Medical Group noncommissioned officer in-charge of the immunization clinic, has her vitals checked at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., May 1, 2018. The 14th Medical Group’s goal is to keep every pilot, every Airman, and every family member healthy and ready for life’s challenges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Aldridge, 23d Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) specialist, inspects an aircraft part through an X-ray at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., May 2, 2018. NDI technicians use various methods to complete these inspections, such as X-ray, florescent dye penetrant, oil analysis, and ultrasonic scanning to examine and inspect numerous aircraft parts and components to ensure they are in usable condition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Aldridge, 23d Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) specialist, inspects an aircraft part through an X-ray at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., May 2, 2018. NDI technicians use various methods to complete these inspections, such as X-ray, florescent dye penetrant, oil analysis, and ultrasonic scanning to examine and inspect numerous aircraft parts and components to ensure they are in usable condition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Deputy Surgeon General and chief, Air Force Nurse Corps, delivers keynote remarks at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., during a wreath laying at the Nurses Memorial for National Nurses and Medical Technicians Week, May 7, 2018. (Courtesy photo by Defense Health Agency Communications Division)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Deputy Surgeon General and chief, Air Force Nurse Corps, delivers keynote remarks at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., during a wreath laying at the Nurses Memorial for National Nurses and Medical Technicians Week, May 7, 2018. (Courtesy photo by Defense Health Agency Communications Division)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Marc Neuffer, chief of cornea and refractive surgery at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s 10th Medical Group, prepares to perform collagen crosslinking on patient Capt. Brent Danner, an Air Force pilot, May 3, 2018. The medical procedure corrects progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia, which are degenerative eye conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Laurie Wilson)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Marc Neuffer, chief of cornea and refractive surgery at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s 10th Medical Group, prepares to perform collagen crosslinking on patient Capt. Brent Danner, an Air Force pilot, May 3, 2018. The medical procedure corrects progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia, which are degenerative eye conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Laurie Wilson)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rachel Wilson (center), 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, instructs Hellenic service members on the procedure of lifting a patient during an exercise Stolen Cerberus V training mission at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, May 9, 2018. Exercises such as these improve joint aeromedical evacuation operations and procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rachel Wilson (center), 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, instructs Hellenic service members on the procedure of lifting a patient during an exercise Stolen Cerberus V training mission at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, May 9, 2018. Exercises such as these improve joint aeromedical evacuation operations and procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A mannequin receives simulated care during an 86th Medical Squadron (MDS) burn victim evacuation exercise at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 9, 2018. To add to the realism of training, the 86th MDS used high-tech mannequins that can mimic human conditions with features such as a simulated pulse, lungs, and heart rate. Nurses can perform such actions as injecting fluids and monitoring vitals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

A mannequin receives simulated care during an 86th Medical Squadron (MDS) burn victim evacuation exercise at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 9, 2018. To add to the realism of training, the 86th MDS used high-tech mannequins that can mimic human conditions with features such as a simulated pulse, lungs, and heart rate. Nurses can perform such actions as injecting fluids and monitoring vitals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Heather Bezerra, 52nd Medical Operations Squadron pediatric nurse, prepares to examine James, 3, son of Senior Airman Dawn Weber, 52nd Fighter Wing photojournalist, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Heather Bezerra, 52nd Medical Operations Squadron pediatric nurse, prepares to examine James, 3, son of Senior Airman Dawn Weber, 52nd Fighter Wing photojournalist, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Aubuchon, 20th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, left, takes the vitals of a patient at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 10, 2018. Medical technicians record the height, weight and vitals of a patient and ask them questions about their health before the doctor evaluates the patient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Destinee Sweeney)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Aubuchon, 20th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, left, takes the vitals of a patient at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 10, 2018. Medical technicians record the height, weight and vitals of a patient and ask them questions about their health before the doctor evaluates the patient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Destinee Sweeney)

A 96th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) team runs with a simulated victim during the new Warrior Challenge event at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 16, 2018. The Warrior Challenge is a physical activity event created by 96th SFS to highlight security training efforts during Police Week. Teams began a ruck march that led to physical activities like self-aid and buddy care, disassembling and reassembling a weapon and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)
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A 96th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) team runs with a simulated victim during the new Warrior Challenge event at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 16, 2018. The Warrior Challenge is a physical activity event created by 96th SFS to highlight security training efforts during Police Week. Teams began a ruck march that led to physical activities like self-aid and buddy care, disassembling and reassembling a weapon and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

An Airman from the 87th Medical Group places an IV in a multi-venous IV training arm during an IV contest at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 8, 2018. The IV contest was part of a series of events during nurse's week to challenge the skills of the medical staff and show appreciation for nurses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)
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An Airman from the 87th Medical Group places an IV in a multi-venous IV training arm during an IV contest at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 8, 2018. The IV contest was part of a series of events during nurse's week to challenge the skills of the medical staff and show appreciation for nurses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- This month's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting the Air Force Medical Service and the values and strength of the United States Air Force.

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