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Ultimate Caduceus 2018 tests DoD's readiness capabilities

Staff Sgt. Jamal Wardlaw, 59th Medical Wing cardio pulmonary technician, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, center, performs cardio pulmonary resuscitation on a simulated patient Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during an exercise testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Staff Sgt. Jamal Wardlaw, 59th Medical Wing cardio pulmonary technician, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, center, performs cardio pulmonary resuscitation on a simulated patient Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during an exercise testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Aeromedical evacuation medical personnel from multiple bases, branches and military components participated in an excercise Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Aeromedical evacuation medical personnel from multiple bases, branches and military components participated in an excercise Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Capt. Ruby Compton, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse, Kadena, Japan, evaluates a simulated patient Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during an exercise testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Capt. Ruby Compton, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse, Kadena, Japan, evaluates a simulated patient Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during an exercise testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Staff Sgt. Rachel Griffin, 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron medical technician, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, inspects a simulated patient Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during Ultimate Caduceus 18, an exercise testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Staff Sgt. Rachel Griffin, 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron medical technician, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, inspects a simulated patient Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during Ultimate Caduceus 18, an exercise testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Aeromedical personnel from multiple bases, branches and military components all participated in Ultimate Caduceus 18, Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., evaluating the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to be used as an aeromedical evacuation vessel using simulated patients. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Aeromedical personnel from multiple bases, branches and military components all participated in Ultimate Caduceus 18, Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., evaluating the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to be used as an aeromedical evacuation vessel using simulated patients. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Capt. Jill Bruckner, 59th Medical Wing critical care air transport team, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas., inspects a simulated patient Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during Ultimate Caduceus 18, an exercise testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Capt. Jill Bruckner, 59th Medical Wing critical care air transport team, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas., inspects a simulated patient Aug. 23 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during Ultimate Caduceus 18, an exercise testing the C-5M Super Galaxy's ability to function as an aeromedical evacuation transport vessel. The. U.S. Air Force currently does not utilize the C-5M cargo compartments for AE flights and is using the exercise as a way to test the aircraft's capability during a large-scale global response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter)

Ultimate Caduceus 2018

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Bolin, 433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, Texas, secures simulated patients on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement ield training exercise. The exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced-care centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

Ultimate Caduceus 2018

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mary Stinson, 934th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Minneapolis Air Force Base, Minn., secures simulated patients on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement ield training exercise. The exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced-care centers known. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

Ultimate Caduceus 2018

U.S. Airmen from the 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Robbins Air Force Base, Georgia, and 433rd AES, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, off-load simulated patients from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement field training exercise. The exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced-care centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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A U.S. Airman from the 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Robbins Air Force Base, Ga., offloads simulated patients from C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement field training exercise. The exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced-care centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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Simulated patients are positioned on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement field training exercise. The exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced-care centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Alanta Cross, left, 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Robbins Air Force Base, Ga., carries medical equipment into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement ield training exercise. The exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced-care centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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U.S. Air Force Capt. David Miller, right, 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Robbins Air Force Base, Ga., secures simulated patients on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement ield training exercise. The exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced-care centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Alanta Cross, right, 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Robbins Air Force Base, Ga., gives instructions during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement field training exercise. he exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced-care centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mary Stinson, 934th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Minneapolis Air Force Base, Minn., checks eauipment on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018. Exercise UC18 is a U.S. Transportation Command’s annual patient movement field training exercise. The exercise simulated bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them at Travis, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced- care centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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