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JBPHH supports first Indo-Pacific aeromedical evacuation mission for COVID-19
A 60th Air Mobility Wing C-17 from Travis Air Force Base, California, prepares to take off from the Hickam Field flight line July 17, 2020, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. A team of Airmen from several commands rapidly executed a Transport Isolation System in support of a COVID-19 bio-containment aeromedical evacuation mission. This is the first time the TIS was utilized in the Indo-Pacific area of operations. 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. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)

 

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