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An AFMS look back at February 2019

U.S. Air Force Maj. Devin Conway, a clinical nurse at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio, performs a blood draw at the 179th AW, Feb. 9, 2019. Conway has served in the Air Force in the medical field for 19 years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan Shepherd)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Devin Conway, a clinical nurse at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio, performs a blood draw at the 179th AW, Feb. 9, 2019. Conway has served in the Air Force in the medical field for 19 years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan Shepherd)

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in a training exercise with Airmen from the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Feb. 21, 2019. Airmen simulated the process of caring for individuals from point of injury until they were cared for in the air and transported to a medical facility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rito Smith)

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in a training exercise with Airmen from the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Feb. 21, 2019. Airmen simulated the process of caring for individuals from point of injury until they were cared for in the air and transported to a medical facility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rito Smith)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kathryn Dobbs, an aerospace medical technician assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, checks an Airman’s heart rate during an incentive flight physical at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 1, 2019. The 180th FW deployed more than 130 Airmen and 10 F-16s to Patrick in an effort to enhance flying operations and readiness capabilities often hindered by harsh winter weather at home-station in Northwest Ohio. Incentive flights are special flights provided to outstanding Airmen who continually go above and beyond in their primary duties. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kathryn Dobbs, an aerospace medical technician assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, checks an Airman’s heart rate during an incentive flight physical at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 1, 2019. The 180th FW deployed more than 130 Airmen and 10 F-16s to Patrick in an effort to enhance flying operations and readiness capabilities often hindered by harsh winter weather at home-station in Northwest Ohio. Incentive flights are special flights provided to outstanding Airmen who continually go above and beyond in their primary duties. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker)

A U.S. Air Force Airman performs a physical therapy exercise with an elastic band at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 12, 2019. The 51st Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy office implemented a post-flight checklist to minimize the effects of flying. This includes aiding recovery for pilots due to the prolonged sitting while flying aircraft and dealing with gravitational forces from maneuvers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sergio A. Gamboa)

A U.S. Air Force Airman performs a physical therapy exercise with an elastic band at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 12, 2019. The 51st Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy office implemented a post-flight checklist to minimize the effects of flying. This includes aiding recovery for pilots due to the prolonged sitting while flying aircraft and dealing with gravitational forces from maneuvers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sergio A. Gamboa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Juan Rubio, 86th Airlift Wing Command Post controller, dons his chemical gear during an 86th Wing Staff Agencies pre-exercise training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 13. 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Juan Rubio, 86th Airlift Wing Command Post controller, dons his chemical gear during an 86th Wing Staff Agencies pre-exercise training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 13. 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Iva Phan, 81st Dental Squadron dental assistant, places toothbrushes in bags for military children during the 9th Annual Give Kids a Smile Day at the dental clinic inside the Keesler Medical Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 15, 2019. The event was held in recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month and included free dental exams, radiographs, and cleanings for children age two and older. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Iva Phan, 81st Dental Squadron dental assistant, places toothbrushes in bags for military children during the 9th Annual Give Kids a Smile Day at the dental clinic inside the Keesler Medical Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 15, 2019. The event was held in recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month and included free dental exams, radiographs, and cleanings for children age two and older. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shinique Manders, 23d Aeromedical Dental Squadron, helps a child use a toothbrush during a visit to the Child Development Center  at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Feb. 22, 2019. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a national health observance that brings together thousands of dedicated professionals, health care providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Andrea Jenkins)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shinique Manders, 23d Aeromedical Dental Squadron, helps a child use a toothbrush during a visit to the Child Development Center at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Feb. 22, 2019. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a national health observance that brings together thousands of dedicated professionals, health care providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Andrea Jenkins)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Donald Smith, left, and Staff Sgt. Ryan Gomez, aeromedical evacuation technicians assigned to the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, participate in an aeromedical readiness mission to Tallinn, Estonia, Feb. 23, 2019. The mission enabled training for semi-annual professional requirements and student upgrades, and simulated the challenges of logistics, alerting procedures, and storing and charging medical equipment at an unfamiliar location. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Andrew Layton)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Donald Smith, left, and Staff Sgt. Ryan Gomez, aeromedical evacuation technicians assigned to the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, participate in an aeromedical readiness mission to Tallinn, Estonia, Feb. 23, 2019. The mission enabled training for semi-annual professional requirements and student upgrades, and simulated the challenges of logistics, alerting procedures, and storing and charging medical equipment at an unfamiliar location. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Andrew Layton)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dalila Allen, left, and Staff Sgt. Ryan Gomez, aeromedical evacuation technicians assigned to the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, participate in an aeromedical readiness mission to Tallinn, Estonia, Feb. 23, 2019. The mission enabled training for semi-annual professional requirements and student upgrades, and simulated the challenges of logistics, alerting procedures, and storing and charging medical equipment at an unfamiliar location. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Andrew Layton)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dalila Allen, left, and Staff Sgt. Ryan Gomez, aeromedical evacuation technicians assigned to the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, participate in an aeromedical readiness mission to Tallinn, Estonia, Feb. 23, 2019. The mission enabled training for semi-annual professional requirements and student upgrades, and simulated the challenges of logistics, alerting procedures, and storing and charging medical equipment at an unfamiliar location. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Andrew Layton)

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This month’s photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting the Air Force medical mission.

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