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An aeromedical evacuation and critical care air transport team consisting of Airmen from the 375th AE Squadron, 18th AE Squadron, 673rd Medical Group, 36th Medical Group and 124th Medical Group, load a priority care patient onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 17, 2018. The C-17 from Travis AFB, Calif., was configured by an AE aircrew to provide aerial transport of patients throughout the Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lan Kim) BEEliners enable AE mission
It’s a Sunday morning on Travis Air Force Base, California, and a flightline normally buzzing with activity is unusually void of the sounds one would expect from the busiest military air terminal in the United States.
0 6/01
2018
Tech. Sgt. Michael Vanderhoef, 60th Surgical Operations Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of the Orthotics Lab, demonstrates the process for making an orthotics brace April 17, 2018 inside David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. In the last year, the Orthotics Lab has cared for more than 4,000 patients and produced nearly 1,000 custom fabricated devices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman) DGMC brace shop designs first tibial fracture orthosis in eight years
A 12-year-old boy raced toward the ball. He was determined to kick it into the back of the net to win the game. Another child challenged the would-be goal scorer and their legs slammed into one another in a violent collision.
0 5/01
2018
Capt. Aisha Lockett, 60th Air Mobility Wing executive officer, and Capt. Broderick Lockett, 21st Airlift Squadron director of staff, stand together on the flightline at Travis Air Force Base, California, Mar. 27. The Locketts have been at Travis since 2015 and, in that time, have contributed not only to the base's standard of living, but also to its history and legacy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Conrad) Dual-military couple continues to grow together in challenging climate
The Locketts came to Travis Air Force Base, California, in 2015 and in that time, what grass they have found themselves on has been plentifully watered. From Broderick’s participation in the Tuskegee Airmen heritage flight to Aisha’s work in organizing a fun run in support of the Air Force Assistance Fund, their mark on Travis has been one of compassion, hard work and pride. But being a dual-military couple hasn’t been without its challenges.
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2018
Airmen from the 60th Medical Group set up medical tents at Base X at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018,  in preparation for a readiness exercise. The exercise tested the base's emergency response capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman) Travis AFB mammography clinic helps detect breast cancer
A small clinic on the third floor of David Grant USAF Medical Center provides an important service to Tricare beneficiaries: Finding breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second leading cancer-associated death for women in the United States, according to the website, Breastcancer.org. About one in eight women will likely develop breast cancer in their lifetime.
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2018
Musicians from the rock music group “Mobility” of The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., practice with the Napa Valley Youth Symphony at the Napa Christian Academy, Napa, Calif., Feb. 25, 2018. The band and symphony are practicing together for an upcoming performance. The original performance, scheduled in October 2017, was canceled due to devastating wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese) Musicians help to heal community after devastating fires
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — On Oct. 8, 2017, a devastating wildfire broke out and ripped through Napa and Sonoma counties. Thousands were impacted by the disaster, which destroyed over 6,500 homes and killed more than 40 people. Those affected included musicians from the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West and Napa Valley Youth Symphony.
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2018
Airman 1st Class Nathan Hopkins trains Airman Britney Hogue how to defuel a KC-135 Stratotanker using an R-12 fuel truck. POL Airmen are responsible for providing optimal refueling support on and off the flight line. Both Hopkins and Hogue are 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operators. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patiño) POL Airmen keep tankers flying
Fairchild is renowned for its aerial refueling capabilities for the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and allied nation aircraft. The KC-135 Stratotanker has been called a “flying fuel depot,” but what many overlook is the Airmen who supply the gas it needs to accomplish its global reach mission.Airmen from the 92nd Logistics
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Medical and communications teams from the 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., mobilized in support of hurricane reilief in the Caribbean Sept. 8 through Oct. 17, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the area. Aeromedical nurse directs complex missions to provide priority care
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill -- Multiple patient movements occurred as three hurricanes made way through Texas, the Caribbean and Florida, Aug. 24 to Sept. 19, 2017. Maj. Terri Felder from the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, served as a medical crew director for these flights. AE crews were prepositioned at
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2017
PR Fairchild Airman supports effort in Puerto Rico
The wind raged between 110 and 155 miles per hour Sept. 20 as Hurricane Maria hit the United States territory of Puerto Rico. Power was knocked out across the island, infrastructure collapsed, plants were uprooted from the ground and water flooded across large areas.
0 12/04
2017
Staff Sgt. Teresa Monteon, 60th Medical Group training manager from San Jose, Calif., poses for a photo with her Reebok Spartan Race medals outside David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 22. After a five month battle with cancer, Monteon completed three Spartan races. She plans on running her fourth Spartan race on Sept. 30 in Olympic Valley, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman) Staff sergeant shows resiliency in fight with cancer
“You have stage two unfavorable Hodgkin’s lymphoma.” Those were the words Staff Sgt. Teresa Monteon heard her doctor say on October 19, 2015. The weight of those words hit her hard and she cried. “I was scared,” said Monteon. “My whole world just shifted. I was so excited to come to Travis and work in the intensive care unit. It was a great chance for me to be a medic and I was looking forward to testing my skills and facing new challenges. When the doctor said that, I felt like my whole world was pulled from me.”
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2017
Patrick Miller, 628th Medical Group chief of preventative dentistry, dental hygienist, sits in an exam room at the Deily Dental Clinic on Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, Aug. 1. Armed to the teeth in experience
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- From the start of his career to now, he has always kept a positive attitude and a smile on his face. Additionally, his patients usually smile just as big as he does, once they sit in his chair.Patrick Miller, 628th Medical Group Deily Dental Clinic chief of preventative dentistry, dental hygienist, has been in the
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