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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, speaks with Airmen and civilians from the 87th Medical Group on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., during an all-call Oct. 22, 2020. The all-call provided members from the 87th MDG a chance to provide questions and concerns. The visit also provided West a learning opportunity to see the mission of the 87th MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, speaks with Airmen and civilians from the 87th Medical Group on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., during an all-call Oct. 22, 2020. The all-call provided members from the 87th MDG a chance to provide questions and concerns. The visit also provided West a learning opportunity to see the mission of the 87th MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, look over frozen blood samples during a walk-through of the Armed Services Whole Blood Processing Laboratory – East on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. Serving as one of two ASWBPL, they are responsible for central receipt and confirmation of blood products from continental United States blood banks and the further shipment of those products to designated geographic Combatant Command and other Military Treatment Facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, look over frozen blood samples during a walk-through of the Armed Services Whole Blood Processing Laboratory – East on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. Serving as one of two ASWBPL, they are responsible for central receipt and confirmation of blood products from continental United States blood banks and the further shipment of those products to designated geographic Combatant Command and other Military Treatment Facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, speak with the 87th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Engineering team during an installation visit on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 23, 2020. Bioenvironmental Engineering apply engineering and scientific principles in anticipating, recognizing, and evaluating occupational and environmental health hazards for a base population of 45,000 people. During their visit, West and Little spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer concerns and questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, speak with the 87th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Engineering team during an installation visit on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 23, 2020. Bioenvironmental Engineering apply engineering and scientific principles in anticipating, recognizing, and evaluating occupational and environmental health hazards for a base population of 45,000 people. During their visit, West and Little spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer concerns and questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, receive a briefing from Airman 1st Class Yolanda Pena, 87th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Physical Therapist technician, at the 87th Medical Group on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. With physical training tests on hold, Pena briefed West and Little what the Human Performance flight is doing to ensure profiles stay down until testing resumes. During their visit, West and Little spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer concerns and questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, receive a briefing from Airman 1st Class Yolanda Pena, 87th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Physical Therapist technician, at the 87th Medical Group on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. With physical training tests on hold, Pena briefed West and Little what the Human Performance flight is doing to ensure profiles stay down until testing resumes. During their visit, West and Little spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer concerns and questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, receive a briefing from the 87th Medical Support Squadron Logistics Support team at the 87th Medical Group on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. Medical logistics ensures that all Air Force medical facilities have the medications, supplies and equipment needed to treat service members and their families. During their visit, West and Little spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer concerns and questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, receive a briefing from the 87th Medical Support Squadron Logistics Support team at the 87th Medical Group on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. Medical logistics ensures that all Air Force medical facilities have the medications, supplies and equipment needed to treat service members and their families. During their visit, West and Little spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer concerns and questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, looks over a mold of teeth at the 87th Dental Squadron on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Oct. 22, 2020. When creating the mold, dental is able to use it to locate issues in individuals teeth that can be corrected precisely. During the visit, West spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer concerns and questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, looks over a mold of teeth at the 87th Dental Squadron on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Oct. 22, 2020. When creating the mold, dental is able to use it to locate issues in individuals teeth that can be corrected precisely. During the visit, West spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer concerns and questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, receive a presentation from the 87th Medical Group leadership on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. The presentation provided West and Little the layout and statistics of how the 87th MDG has operated the last few years. During their visit, West and Little spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. David Little, AMC medical enlisted force chief, receive a presentation from the 87th Medical Group leadership on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. The presentation provided West and Little the layout and statistics of how the 87th MDG has operated the last few years. During their visit, West and Little spoke to members of the 87th MDG to learn about their mission and to answer questions members had during this altered work environment due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman West, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, speaks with Airmen and civilians from the 87th Medical Group on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., during an all-call Oct. 22, 2020. The all-call provided members from the 87th MDG a chance to provide questions and concerns. The visit also provided West a learning opportunity to see the mission of the 87th MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)