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An AFMS Look Back at October 2019

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kylee Haislip, 55th Medical Support Squadron pharmacy technician, crushes pills into a powder at Ehrling Bergquist Clinic, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Oct. 2, 2019. Once crushed into a fine powder it will be compounded with liquid medications for the patient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kylee Haislip, 55th Medical Support Squadron pharmacy technician, crushes pills into a powder at Ehrling Bergquist Clinic, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Oct. 2, 2019. Once crushed into a fine powder it will be compounded with liquid medications for the patient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Stephan Javaheri, 81st Dental Squadron general dentist, conducts a dental exam on retired Tech. Sgt. Raymond Klein during the 81st Medical Group Health Expo inside Keesler Medical Center, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Oct. 4, 2019. The 81st Medical Group hosted the walk-in event, which included screenings for multiple types of cancer and chronic diseases in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Stephan Javaheri, 81st Dental Squadron general dentist, conducts a dental exam on retired Tech. Sgt. Raymond Klein during the 81st Medical Group Health Expo inside Keesler Medical Center, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Oct. 4, 2019. The 81st Medical Group hosted the walk-in event, which included screenings for multiple types of cancer and chronic diseases in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Enzo Guastavino, 48th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental technician, demonstrates how to use an ADM-300 radiation detection device at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Oct. 4, 2019. The ADM-300 can be used in all environments to detect Gamma and Beta radiation (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda Smith)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Enzo Guastavino, 48th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental technician, demonstrates how to use an ADM-300 radiation detection device at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Oct. 4, 2019. The ADM-300 can be used in all environments to detect Gamma and Beta radiation (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda Smith)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rafael Ibarra, a 673rd Medical Group medic, performs a simulated casualty assessment while instructing Tactical Combat Casualty Care during exercise Polar Force 20-1, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 7, 2019. Designed to test mission readiness, Polar Force is a two-week exercise that develops the skills required to face and overcome adverse scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rafael Ibarra, a 673rd Medical Group medic, performs a simulated casualty assessment while instructing Tactical Combat Casualty Care during exercise Polar Force 20-1, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 7, 2019. Designed to test mission readiness, Polar Force is a two-week exercise that develops the skills required to face and overcome adverse scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Draven Graves, 773rd Logistics Readiness Squadron household goods technician, applies a tourniquet to Senior Airman James Poe, 773rd LRS outbound cargo technician, in a Tactical Combat Casualty Care course during Polar Force 20-1 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 7, 2019. Designed to test JBER’s mission readiness, Polar Force 20-1 is a two-week exercise that hones Airmen’s skills and experience when facing adverse situations. Airmen refined their contingency tactics, techniques and procedures in support of the Pacific Air Force’s Agile Combat Employment concept of operations. Agile Combat Support excellence yields multi-domain operations success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Farnsworth)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Draven Graves, 773rd Logistics Readiness Squadron household goods technician, applies a tourniquet to Senior Airman James Poe, 773rd LRS outbound cargo technician, in a Tactical Combat Casualty Care course during Polar Force 20-1 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 7, 2019. Designed to test JBER’s mission readiness, Polar Force 20-1 is a two-week exercise that hones Airmen’s skills and experience when facing adverse situations. Airmen refined their contingency tactics, techniques and procedures in support of the Pacific Air Force’s Agile Combat Employment concept of operations. Agile Combat Support excellence yields multi-domain operations success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Farnsworth)

Airmen from the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron simulate life-saving procedures to a training mannequin onboard a KC-135 Stratotanker during an exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 8, 2019. The 18th AES deploys and operates elements of a theater aeromedical evacuation system capable of worldwide taskings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Seefeldt)

Airmen from the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron simulate life-saving procedures to a training mannequin onboard a KC-135 Stratotanker during an exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 8, 2019. The 18th AES deploys and operates elements of a theater aeromedical evacuation system capable of worldwide taskings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Seefeldt)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Erica Escalante, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron technician, simulates life-saving procedures to a training mannequin onboard a KC-135 Stratotanker during an exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 8, 2019. The 18th AES maintains a forward operating presence and supports medical contingencies in a free-and-open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Seefeldt)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Erica Escalante, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron technician, simulates life-saving procedures to a training mannequin onboard a KC-135 Stratotanker during an exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 8, 2019. The 18th AES maintains a forward operating presence and supports medical contingencies in a free-and-open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Seefeldt)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Matthew Shaffer, Department of Defense biomedical equipment technician training program instructor supervisor, demonstrates a virtual reality training program to Air Education and Training Command leadership during an immersion tour at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Oct. 9, 2019. An innovation team on the Medical Education Training Campus has created a VR lab to augment learning within each student’s respective schoolhouse. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stanford)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Matthew Shaffer, Department of Defense biomedical equipment technician training program instructor supervisor, demonstrates a virtual reality training program to Air Education and Training Command leadership during an immersion tour at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Oct. 9, 2019. An innovation team on the Medical Education Training Campus has created a VR lab to augment learning within each student’s respective schoolhouse. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stanford)

Airmen from the 332d Expeditionary Medical Group prepare a simulated wounded patient for transport to the 332d Expeditionary Medical Group during a Mass Casualty exercise at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing, Oct. 16, 2019. U.S. Air Force, Royal Jordanian Air Force and German Air Force medical teams trained together during the exercise to share techniques and break language barriers to operate as a unified multi-lateral team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Satran)

Airmen from the 332d Expeditionary Medical Group prepare a simulated wounded patient for transport to the 332d Expeditionary Medical Group during a Mass Casualty exercise at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing, Oct. 16, 2019. U.S. Air Force, Royal Jordanian Air Force and German Air Force medical teams trained together during the exercise to share techniques and break language barriers to operate as a unified multi-lateral team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Satran)

U.S. Air Force and Royal Jordanian Air Force medical teams triage a patient with simulated injuries during a mass casualty exercise at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing, Oct. 16, 2019. Teams trained together to share techniques and break language barriers to operate as a unified multi-lateral team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Satran)
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U.S. Air Force and Royal Jordanian Air Force medical teams triage a patient with simulated injuries during a mass casualty exercise at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing, Oct. 16, 2019. Teams trained together to share techniques and break language barriers to operate as a unified multi-lateral team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Satran)

U.S. Air Force and Royal Jordanian Air Force medical teams transport a patient with simulated injuries during a Mass Casualty exercise at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing, Oct. 16, 2019. The teams trained together to share techniques and break language barriers to operate as a unified multi-lateral team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Satran)
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U.S. Air Force and Royal Jordanian Air Force medical teams transport a patient with simulated injuries during a Mass Casualty exercise at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing, Oct. 16, 2019. The teams trained together to share techniques and break language barriers to operate as a unified multi-lateral team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Satran)

Members of the 375th Air Mobility Wing prepare for a mobility exercise with Ability to Survive and Operate training at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Oct. 16, 2019. ATSO training includes elements of Tactical Combat Casualty Care, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense, Post Attack Reconnaissance sweeps, Unidentified Explosive Ordnance response, and other areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Garcia)
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Members of the 375th Air Mobility Wing prepare for a mobility exercise with Ability to Survive and Operate training at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Oct. 16, 2019. ATSO training includes elements of Tactical Combat Casualty Care, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense, Post Attack Reconnaissance sweeps, Unidentified Explosive Ordnance response, and other areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Garcia)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jamaal Price, 39th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, prepares a nebulizer kit at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Oct. 16, 2019. A nebulizer is a drug delivery device used to administer medication in the form of a mist inhaled into the lungs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jamaal Price, 39th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, prepares a nebulizer kit at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Oct. 16, 2019. A nebulizer is a drug delivery device used to administer medication in the form of a mist inhaled into the lungs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

A patient looks through a fundus camera during a retinal examination at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 17, 2019. Optometry technicians perform yearly eye exams to assess Airmen’s vision  and look for signs of eye disorders such as cataracts or glaucoma. The 23d Medical Group optometry clinic is responsible for maintaining Airmen’s ability to see and provides eyewear to those with vision impairments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)
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A patient looks through a fundus camera during a retinal examination at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 17, 2019. Optometry technicians perform yearly eye exams to assess Airmen’s vision and look for signs of eye disorders such as cataracts or glaucoma. The 23d Medical Group optometry clinic is responsible for maintaining Airmen’s ability to see and provides eyewear to those with vision impairments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

U.S. Air Force Gen. Arnold Bunch, Air Force Materiel Command commander, gets a bandage from Tech. Sgt. Amanda Grant after receiving his flu shot at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 16, 2019. The flu shot came during the Bunch’s tour of the 96th Medical Group facilities, one of many stops during his two-day tour of the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ilka Cole)
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U.S. Air Force Gen. Arnold Bunch, Air Force Materiel Command commander, gets a bandage from Tech. Sgt. Amanda Grant after receiving his flu shot at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 16, 2019. The flu shot came during the Bunch’s tour of the 96th Medical Group facilities, one of many stops during his two-day tour of the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ilka Cole)

Special warfare Airmen from the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron provide Tactical Combat Casualty Care to training mannequin during a live-fire exercise near Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Oct. 17, 2019. The training mannequin was controlled by tablet to provide realistic input for the TACP Airmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras)
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Special warfare Airmen from the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron provide Tactical Combat Casualty Care to training mannequin during a live-fire exercise near Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Oct. 17, 2019. The training mannequin was controlled by tablet to provide realistic input for the TACP Airmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley Lemonius, 60th Aerospace Medicine Squadron flight operations medical technician, measures the sitting height position of Chief Master Sgt. Derek Crowder, 60th Air Mobility Wing command chief, during a Leadership Rounds visit at Travis Air Force Base, California, Oct. 18, 2019. The Leadership Rounds program provides 60th AMW leadership with an opportunity to interact with Airmen to get a detailed view of each mission performed at Travis AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley Lemonius, 60th Aerospace Medicine Squadron flight operations medical technician, measures the sitting height position of Chief Master Sgt. Derek Crowder, 60th Air Mobility Wing command chief, during a Leadership Rounds visit at Travis Air Force Base, California, Oct. 18, 2019. The Leadership Rounds program provides 60th AMW leadership with an opportunity to interact with Airmen to get a detailed view of each mission performed at Travis AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Nelson, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, takes foreign bodies off a simulated eyeball during a visit to the optometry clinic during a Leadership Rounds visit at Travis Air Force Base, California, Oct. 18, 2019. The Leadership Rounds program provides 60th AMW leadership with an opportunity to interact with Airmen to get a detailed view of each mission performed at Travis AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Nelson, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, takes foreign bodies off a simulated eyeball during a visit to the optometry clinic during a Leadership Rounds visit at Travis Air Force Base, California, Oct. 18, 2019. The Leadership Rounds program provides 60th AMW leadership with an opportunity to interact with Airmen to get a detailed view of each mission performed at Travis AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

Airmen evaluate a wounded victim during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 24, 2019. The exercise evaluated the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force, and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)
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Airmen evaluate a wounded victim during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 24, 2019. The exercise evaluated the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force, and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

An Airman applies a tourniquet to wounded victim’s arm during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 24, 2019. The exercise evaluated the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force, and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)
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An Airman applies a tourniquet to wounded victim’s arm during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 24, 2019. The exercise evaluated the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force, and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

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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