A Negatively Pressured Conex sits on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 24, 2020. The NPC is the latest isolated containment chamber developed to transport COVID-19 patients, replacing the existing Transport Isolation System. The NPC 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 diseases like COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Milton Hamilton)
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New kid on the block: Negatively Pressurized Conex (NPC) arrives at Ramstein

A Negatively Pressured Conex sits on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 24, 2020. The NPC is the latest isolated containment chamber developed to transport COVID-19 patients, replacing the existing Transport Isolation System. The NPC is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize contamination risk to aircrew and medical attendants, while [Read More …]

A U.S. Air Force tactical air control party specialist assigned to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, proceeds to the rally point after completing airborne training at Malemute Drop Zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 26, 2020. The 3rd ASOS Airmen conducted the airborne training to maintain operational readiness. The focus on readiness demonstrates the installation’s resiliency and posture for the future throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)
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3rd Air Support Operations Squadron conducts airborne training at JBER

A U.S. Air Force tactical air control party specialist assigned to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, proceeds to the rally point after completing airborne training at Malemute Drop Zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 26, 2020. The 3rd ASOS Airmen conducted the airborne training to maintain operational readiness. The focus on readiness demonstrates the installation’s resiliency and posture [Read More …]

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jared Smith, 701st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, communicates with the pilots onboard a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., before a mission to deliver 50 U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) provided ventilators to Moscow, Russia, at March Air Reserve Base, California, May 20, 2020. USAID and the Department of Defense (DOD) work together to align policies, programming, and outreach to prevent effort duplication and advance U.S. foreign policy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Keith James)
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USAID Provides Ventilators to Russia

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jared Smith, 701st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, communicates with the pilots onboard a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., before a mission to deliver 50 U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) provided ventilators to Moscow, Russia, at March Air Reserve Base, California, May 20, 2020. USAID and the Department of Defense (DOD) work [Read More …]

A KC-135 Stratotanker operated by Team Hickam refuels an F-22 Raptor during a routine training mission over the Hawaiian Islands, May 14, 2020. During the training mission aircrews from the Hawaii Air National Guard and 15th Wing conducted a flyover as part of Operation American Resolve throughout the Hawaiian Islands as a salute to all frontline workers battling COVID-19, as well as those staying home to "flatten the curve of transmission" of the virus. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Alison Bruce-Maldonado)
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Operation American Resolve – Hawaii flyover

A KC-135 Stratotanker operated by Team Hickam refuels an F-22 Raptor during a routine training mission over the Hawaiian Islands, May 14, 2020. During the training mission aircrews from the Hawaii Air National Guard and 15th Wing conducted a flyover as part of Operation American Resolve throughout the Hawaiian Islands as a salute to all frontline workers battling COVID-19, as [Read More …]

U.S. Army Master Sgt. Jerry Gangcuangco, 18th Medical Command Deployment Support medic, boards an U.S. Air Force 535th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, April 13, 2020. The 535th AS transported the 18th MEDCOM to Guam in support of the global COVID-19 response.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)
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Doctors to Guam

U.S. Army Master Sgt. Jerry Gangcuangco, 18th Medical Command Deployment Support medic, boards an U.S. Air Force 535th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, April 13, 2020. The 535th AS transported the 18th MEDCOM to Guam in support of the global COVID-19 response.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)