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445th AW Reservists participate in USTRANSCOM exercise

Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron brief before a flight during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 30, 2021.  U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron brief before a flight during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 30, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Airman Nathan Boyer, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, checks the vitals of patients on a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021.  U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Airman Nathan Boyer, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, checks the vitals of patients on a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Airman Shirneal Burnside, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, gives direction to Airmen transporting patients onto a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Airman Shirneal Burnside, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, gives direction to Airmen transporting patients onto a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Medical personnel from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, transport “patients” onto a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021.   U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Medical personnel from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, transport “patients” onto a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Airman Dominic Slonosky, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, checks the vitals of patients on a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Airman Dominic Slonosky, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, checks the vitals of patients on a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Shirneal Burnside, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, secures the litter of patients on a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Shirneal Burnside, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, secures the litter of patients on a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Airman Nathan Boyer, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, gives direction to Airmen transporting patients onto a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Senior Airman Nathan Boyer, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, gives direction to Airmen transporting patients onto a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III during the Ultimate Caduceus training exercise April 29, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo//Master Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --

445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue their participation in the 2021 U.S. Transportation Command's (USTRANSCOM) week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, that began April 26, 2021 here. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. The exercise simulates bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced care centers known as Federal Coordinating Centers (FCC). FCCs were used to treat Aeromedical Evacuation patients during Hurricanes Irma and Maria.