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An AFMS look back at March 2020

Image of an Airman carrying an infant.

Pacific Air Force’s Airmen and Soldiers transload newborn twins onto a C-17 Globemaster III during an aeromedical evacuation mission at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 30, 2020. The infants, children of soldiers from Camp Walker’s 188th Military Police Company, were born in Daegu’s Yeungman Medical University Medical Center in the heart of South Korea’s COVID-19 outbreak. After medical clearance from COVID-19, the twins were transported to Osan AB for a follow-on flight to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, culminating in care at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for advanced care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James L. Miller)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sinéad Brosnan, 27th Special Operations Health Care Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, checks the heart rate of Airman 1st Class Brandon O’Bryant, 27 SOHCOS aerospace medical technician, at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, March 3, 2020. To further her career, Brosnan plans on applying for the Independent Duty Medical Technician program to become a Special Operations Forces Medical Element member. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sinéad Brosnan, 27th Special Operations Health Care Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, checks the heart rate of Airman 1st Class Brandon O’Bryant, 27 SOHCOS aerospace medical technician, at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, March 3, 2020. To further her career, Brosnan plans on applying for the Independent Duty Medical Technician program to become a Special Operations Forces Medical Element member. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airmen assigned to the 7th Medical Group decontaminate a simulated medical patient during a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear exercise at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, March 6, 2020. Both Dyess Airmen and Abilene Christian University students volunteered as simulated medical patients to provide a sense of realism for the responding agencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sophia Robello)

Airmen assigned to the 7th Medical Group decontaminate a simulated medical patient during a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear exercise at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, March 6, 2020. Both Dyess Airmen and Abilene Christian University students volunteered as simulated medical patients to provide a sense of realism for the responding agencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sophia Robello)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cynthia Ford, 145th Medical Group technician, readies a needle in preparation for giving an immunization at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, March 7, 2020. Senior Airman Ford works as a traditional Guardsman, but also serves, in her civilian life, as a Manager for the Department of Juvenile Justice in Marion, South Carolina. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Laura Montgomery)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cynthia Ford, 145th Medical Group technician, readies a needle in preparation for giving an immunization at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, March 7, 2020. Senior Airman Ford works as a traditional Guardsman, but also serves, in her civilian life, as a Manager for the Department of Juvenile Justice in Marion, South Carolina. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Laura Montgomery)

A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operator with the 352nd Special Operations Wing at RAF Mildenhall braces and wraps a patient's arm during a personnel recovery scenario as part of exercise Valiant Liberty at Stanford Training Area in Norfolk, United Kingdom, March 11, 2020. Special Tactics is U.S. Special Operations Command's tactical air and ground integration force, and the Air Force's only special operations ground force, leading global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery operations on the battlefield. Valiant Liberty is an agile combat employment exercise which allows U.S. and allied forces to deter, defend and win across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rose Gudex)

A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operator with the 352nd Special Operations Wing at RAF Mildenhall braces and wraps a patient's arm during a personnel recovery scenario as part of exercise Valiant Liberty at Stanford Training Area in Norfolk, United Kingdom, March 11, 2020. Special Tactics is U.S. Special Operations Command's tactical air and ground integration force, and the Air Force's only special operations ground force, leading global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery operations on the battlefield. Valiant Liberty is an agile combat employment exercise which allows U.S. and allied forces to deter, defend and win across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rose Gudex)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 23d Civil Engineer Squadron assemble a tent at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, March 12, 2020. The 23d CES constructed tents to help facilitate the 23d Medical Group with screening active duty Airmen for COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Butler)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 23d Civil Engineer Squadron assemble a tent at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, March 12, 2020. The 23d CES constructed tents to help facilitate the 23d Medical Group with screening active duty Airmen for COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Butler)

An Airman assigned to the 23d Medical Group washes his hands outside a screening tent at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, March 12, 2020. The 23d Civil Engineer Squadron constructed tents to help facilitate the 23d MDG with screening active duty Airmen for COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

An Airman assigned to the 23d Medical Group washes his hands outside a screening tent at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, March 12, 2020. The 23d Civil Engineer Squadron constructed tents to help facilitate the 23d MDG with screening active duty Airmen for COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

Alaska Air National Guard Senior Airman Loida Torres Román, a 176th Medical Group health-systems technician, logs lab samples at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 13, 2020. Torres Román earned national top honors as the Air National Guard’s Aerospace Medicine Airman of the year for 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard)

Alaska Air National Guard Senior Airman Loida Torres Román, a 176th Medical Group health-systems technician, logs lab samples at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 13, 2020. Torres Román earned national top honors as the Air National Guard’s Aerospace Medicine Airman of the year for 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard)

Photo of an Airman asking an active duty Airman questions during a drive-through health screening.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jose Lemus, 23d Medical Support Squadron TRICARE operations patient administration flight chief, asks an active duty Airman questions during a drive-through health screening at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, March 14, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christina Noel, right, and Hope Vusich, left, both assigned to the 436th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron ask a base clinic patron three questions as part of the screening process at the main gate on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, March 18, 2020. Team Dover medical personnel initiated preventative measures against the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christina Noel, right, and Hope Vusich, left, both assigned to the 436th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron ask a base clinic patron three questions as part of the screening process at the main gate on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, March 18, 2020. Team Dover medical personnel initiated preventative measures against the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

A picture of an Airman taking a patient's temperature.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sharmayne Campbell, 86th Medical Group aerospace medical technician, takes a patient’s temperature at the Ramstein Medical Clinic, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 19, 2020. To enter the clinic, each patient received fever assessments. The 86th MDG transformed their operations on the medical campus to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

New Jersey Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Emilio E. Gonzalez, a 108th Medical Group public health technician, administers a temperature screening to a Security Forces Airman at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, March 19, 2020. The Medical Group screened members for possible fever, a common symptom of COVID-19, before being put on state active duty orders. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Andrea A. S. Williamson)
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New Jersey Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Emilio E. Gonzalez, a 108th Medical Group public health technician, administers a temperature screening to a Security Forces Airman at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, March 19, 2020. The Medical Group screened members for possible fever, a common symptom of COVID-19, before being put on state active duty orders. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Andrea A. S. Williamson)

An Airman writes on a clipboard.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Monica Rembert, medical technician assigned to the 99th Surgical Operations Squadron, takes down an Airman’s information at the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 20, 2020. MOMMC is postured to support the medical needs of the Nellis community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Montea Armstrong, 17th Medical Group pharmacy technician, applies proper protective gear for heightened exposure risks with customer interactions at the Ross Clinic’s pharmacy on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 23, 2020. With Goodfellow’s Health Protection Condition in BRAVO, Armstrong wore a mask to avoid contamination of COVID-19. Goodfellow currently has no confirmed COVID-19 cases. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Abbey Rieves)
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Montea Armstrong, 17th Medical Group pharmacy technician, applies proper protective gear for heightened exposure risks with customer interactions at the Ross Clinic’s pharmacy on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 23, 2020. With Goodfellow’s Health Protection Condition in BRAVO, Armstrong wore a mask to avoid contamination of COVID-19. Goodfellow currently has no confirmed COVID-19 cases. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Abbey Rieves)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Elijah Thompkins, 75th Medical Group, hands a prescription over to a beneficiary at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, March 23, 2020. The 75th Medical Group Satellite Pharmacy is providing curbside service until further notice in front of the Base Exchange shopping center in support of social distancing recommendations and to increase efforts to mitigate further spread of the novel coronavirus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Elijah Thompkins, 75th Medical Group, hands a prescription over to a beneficiary at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, March 23, 2020. The 75th Medical Group Satellite Pharmacy is providing curbside service until further notice in front of the Base Exchange shopping center in support of social distancing recommendations and to increase efforts to mitigate further spread of the novel coronavirus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

New Jersey Air National Guard medics with the 108th Wing process specimens at a COVID-19 Community-Based Testing Site at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, March 23, 2020. The testing site, established in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is staffed by the New Jersey Department of Health, the New Jersey State Police, and the New Jersey National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)
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New Jersey Air National Guard medics with the 108th Wing process specimens at a COVID-19 Community-Based Testing Site at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, March 23, 2020. The testing site, established in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is staffed by the New Jersey Department of Health, the New Jersey State Police, and the New Jersey National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)

Arkansas Air National Guard Master Sgt. Ellen Garrett secures a COVID-19 nose swab for testing at a drive-thru on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences campus downtown. Garrett and five other Arkansas Air National Guard Airmen, along with 10 Arkansas Army National Guard Soldiers are on state active duty orders to assist with the state's response to the pandemic. The 16 Guardsmen at UAMS comprise half the state's 32 Guardsmen on state active duty as of March 23, 2020. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Mr. John R. Oldham)
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Arkansas Air National Guard Master Sgt. Ellen Garrett secures a COVID-19 nose swab for testing at a drive-thru on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences campus downtown. Garrett and five other Arkansas Air National Guard Airmen, along with 10 Arkansas Army National Guard Soldiers are on state active duty orders to assist with the state's response to the pandemic. The 16 Guardsmen at UAMS comprise half the state's 32 Guardsmen on state active duty as of March 23, 2020. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Mr. John R. Oldham)

Photo of Airman weighing at trainee on scale.
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307th Medical Squadron personnel screen trainees at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, March 24, 2020. All trainees leaving for Air Force Basic Military Training undergo an updated screening process put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ted Daigle)

14th MDG revamps entry, screening process to counter COVID-19 spread.
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Latoria Mathis, 14th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron superintendent, administers a COVID-19 test to a patient at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 25, 2020. The 14th Medical Group recently revamped their entry and screening procedures. Patients who show symptoms or have been out of the state have to go through an additional screening and sometimes testing phase. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Gross)

A member of the 17th Medical Group, separates two medical masks prior to a public health screening at the Ross Clinic on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 25, 2020. Proper protective gear is mandatory during heightened exposure risks to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Abbey Rieves)
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A member of the 17th Medical Group, separates two medical masks prior to a public health screening at the Ross Clinic on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 25, 2020. Proper protective gear is mandatory during heightened exposure risks to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Abbey Rieves)

A portrait of an Air Force nurse wearing facial protective gear.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Theresa Snyder, 355th Medical Operations Squadron operational medicine flight commander, dons protective gear at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 27, 2020. Snyder was conducting sample kits on patients to send for COVID-19 testing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sergio A. Gamboa)

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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