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An AFMS Look Back at March 2019

A child receives dental treatment during the “Give Kids a Smile” day event held by the 375th Dental Squadron clinic at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, March 9, 2019. Children were given the chance to receive cleanings, fillings, and more at no cost to parents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaiah Gonzalez)

A child receives dental treatment during the “Give Kids a Smile” day event held by the 375th Dental Squadron clinic at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, March 9, 2019. Children were given the chance to receive cleanings, fillings, and more at no cost to parents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaiah Gonzalez)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shania Stanford, 366th Medical Support Squadron pediatric clinic aerospace medical technician, checks Jude’s vitals during an appointment at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, March 1, 2019. The pediatric clinic takes care of Airmen and their families by ensuring the overall health of their children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Kobialka)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shania Stanford, 366th Medical Support Squadron pediatric clinic aerospace medical technician, checks Jude’s vitals during an appointment at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, March 1, 2019. The pediatric clinic takes care of Airmen and their families by ensuring the overall health of their children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Kobialka)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. (Dr.) Benjamin Monson, chief of reconstructive and plastic surgery with the 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, poses for a photo, March 2, 2019. The U.S. Air Force has plastic surgery practices available for patients at Nellis AFB; Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland AFB, Texas; Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; and Travis AFB, California. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. (Dr.) Benjamin Monson, chief of reconstructive and plastic surgery with the 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, poses for a photo, March 2, 2019. The U.S. Air Force has plastic surgery practices available for patients at Nellis AFB; Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland AFB, Texas; Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; and Travis AFB, California. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Eunel John Castaneda and Staff Sgt. Alexandria Davis, members of the Air Force Reserve’s 624th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, carry a simulated patient, Chief Master Sgt. Danyell Stoutamire, during an aeromedical staging and aerial port training at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 3, 2019. The event was a collaborative effort to build working relationships between the Hawaii Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, and focused on both medical and aerial port functions to include en route patient care and staging, and cargo preparation and loading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Theanne Herrmann)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Eunel John Castaneda and Staff Sgt. Alexandria Davis, members of the Air Force Reserve’s 624th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, carry a simulated patient, Chief Master Sgt. Danyell Stoutamire, during an aeromedical staging and aerial port training at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 3, 2019. The event was a collaborative effort to build working relationships between the Hawaii Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, and focused on both medical and aerial port functions to include en route patient care and staging, and cargo preparation and loading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Theanne Herrmann)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Whitney Howard, 14th Medical Support Squadron pharmacist, works on refilling prescriptions at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 4, 2019. Pharmacists work with technicians to approve prescriptions and ensure customers are receiving the right care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Whitney Howard, 14th Medical Support Squadron pharmacist, works on refilling prescriptions at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 4, 2019. Pharmacists work with technicians to approve prescriptions and ensure customers are receiving the right care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb)

An Airman carries a training dummy into a transportation isolation system during an exercise at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, March 5, 2019. Engineered and implemented after the Ebola virus outbreak in 2014, the TIS is an enclosure the Department of Defense can use to safely transport patients with highly contagious diseases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cody R. Miller)

An Airman carries a training dummy into a transportation isolation system during an exercise at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, March 5, 2019. Engineered and implemented after the Ebola virus outbreak in 2014, the TIS is an enclosure the Department of Defense can use to safely transport patients with highly contagious diseases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cody R. Miller)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Peter Carra, 379th Expeditionary Medical Group optometry officer in charge, performs an eye exam for a U.S. Soldier March 9, 2019, at Camp As Sayliyah (CAS), Qatar. Carra and Tech. Sgt. Marquita Moore, 379th EMDG optometry NCO in charge, travel to CAS once a week to provide eye care for Soldiers who, in turn, fabricate glasses prescribed for Airmen at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, and servicemembers at other deployed locations throughout U.S. Central Command.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Peter Carra, 379th Expeditionary Medical Group optometry officer in charge, performs an eye exam for a U.S. Soldier March 9, 2019, at Camp As Sayliyah (CAS), Qatar. Carra and Tech. Sgt. Marquita Moore, 379th EMDG optometry NCO in charge, travel to CAS once a week to provide eye care for Soldiers who, in turn, fabricate glasses prescribed for Airmen at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, and servicemembers at other deployed locations throughout U.S. Central Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)

Paramedics with the 99th Medical Group prepare to engage in the Mercy Air exercise on the helipad at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center, Nellis Air Force Base, March 13, 2019. Mercy Air provides safe, rapid transport by helicopter of critically ill and injured patients. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Paramedics with the 99th Medical Group prepare to engage in the Mercy Air exercise on the helipad at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center, Nellis Air Force Base, March 13, 2019. Mercy Air provides safe, rapid transport by helicopter of critically ill and injured patients. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Ishamel, 99th Medical Group paramedic, explores the inside of a Mercy Air helicopter on the helipad at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 13, 2019. The medical center is in the process of becoming a level 3 trauma center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Ishamel, 99th Medical Group paramedic, explores the inside of a Mercy Air helicopter on the helipad at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 13, 2019. The medical center is in the process of becoming a level 3 trauma center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

A 57th Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel pararescueman, stationed at Aviano Air Base, Italy, stabilizes a simulated casualty during a non-combatant evacuation operation exercise at the Police Academy, Croatia, March 18, 2019. The 31st Fighter Wing partnered with the Croatian government and U.S. Embassy Zagreb to test their abilities to plan and execute emergency response during a crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Sommer Giron)
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A 57th Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel pararescueman, stationed at Aviano Air Base, Italy, stabilizes a simulated casualty during a non-combatant evacuation operation exercise at the Police Academy, Croatia, March 18, 2019. The 31st Fighter Wing partnered with the Croatian government and U.S. Embassy Zagreb to test their abilities to plan and execute emergency response during a crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Sommer Giron)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kelsey Roney, a logistics technician with the Utah Air National Guard greets patients during the humanitarian civic assistance component of exercise African Lion 2019 in Tata, Morocco, March 25, 2019. Exercise African Lion 2019 is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-sponsored, U.S. African Command-scheduled, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa-led, joint and combined exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Morocco. African Lion offers an opportunity for participation in a multinational exercise to enhance our professional relationships and allow support for interoperability of forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Janine Smith)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kelsey Roney, a logistics technician with the Utah Air National Guard greets patients during the humanitarian civic assistance component of exercise African Lion 2019 in Tata, Morocco, March 25, 2019. Exercise African Lion 2019 is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-sponsored, U.S. African Command-scheduled, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa-led, joint and combined exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Morocco. African Lion offers an opportunity for participation in a multinational exercise to enhance our professional relationships and allow support for interoperability of forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Janine Smith)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Wesley Althaus, 50th Operations Group Standardization and Evaluation Flight, climbs an exercise machine during the Heart Health Fair at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 26, 2019. The machine is designed to create a high intensity, low-impact exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kathryn Calvert)
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Wesley Althaus, 50th Operations Group Standardization and Evaluation Flight, climbs an exercise machine during the Heart Health Fair at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 26, 2019. The machine is designed to create a high intensity, low-impact exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kathryn Calvert)

U.S. Air Force Col. Nick Hague completed his first spacewalk, March 22, 2019. After Hague's October launch abort, he finally got the opportunity to walk among the stars. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Nick Hague completed his first spacewalk, March 22, 2019. After Hague's October launch abort, he finally got the opportunity to walk among the stars. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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

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