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U.S. Air Force medical personnel transfer COVID-19 patients from the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, May 16, 2020.

U.S. Air Force medical personnel transfer COVID-19 patients from the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, May 16, 2020. Aircrew transported the patients aboard a C-17 Globemaster III from Afghanistan, utilizing the Transport Isolation System to prevent the spread of the infectious disease. The TIS is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize contamination risk to aircrew and medical attendants, while allowing in-flight medical care for patients afflicted by a disease like COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Danny Abad, 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, sorts through COVID-19 patients’ belongings at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Danny Abad, 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, sorts through COVID-19 patients’ belongings at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020. Several patients were transported in a Transport Isolation System from Afghanistan to Ramstein AB aboard a C-17 Globemaster III. Abad and his colleagues placed the belongings in biohazard infectious waste bags as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A COVID-19 patient boards an ambulance bus at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020, after arriving from Afghanistan aboard a C-17 Globemaster III.

A COVID-19 patient boards an ambulance bus at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020, after arriving from Afghanistan aboard a C-17 Globemaster III. The patients were transported to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center for evaluation and treatment. Airmen assigned to the 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron facilitated the transfer wearing appropriate personal protective equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Megan Gable, 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, guides COVID-19 patients off a C-17 Globemaster III at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020.

A U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Megan Gable, 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, guides COVID-19 patients off a C-17 Globemaster III at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020. The patients arrived from Afghanistan and were then transferred to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center for treatment. This marks the fifth mission with more than 20 patients moved using the Transport Isolation System since its first operational mission on April 10. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron load their medical supplies to return to their squadron after successfully transferring COVID-19 patients to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020.

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron load their medical supplies to return to their squadron after successfully transferring COVID-19 patients to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020. The patients arrived from Afghanistan and were then transferred to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center for evaluation and treatment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron sort through patients’ belongings at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020.

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron sort through patients’ belongings at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2020. The Airmen placed the belongings in red bags labeled “biohazard infectious waste” as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Ramstein Air Base, Germany -- U.S. Air Force medical personnel transfer COVID-19 patients from the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, May 16, 2020. Aircrew transported the patients aboard a C-17 Globemaster III from Afghanistan, utilizing the Transport Isolation System to prevent the spread of the infectious disease. The TIS is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize contamination risk to aircrew and medical attendants, while allowing in-flight medical care for patients afflicted by a disease like COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)