Patiently standing by
An Airman assigned to the 18th Medical Group from Kadena Air Base, Japan, assists with an aeromedical evacuation in Aomori, Japan, June 15, 2017. Since the Misawa Air Base runway remains closed for construction, the 35th Medical Group relied on solidified friendships among the Japanese community to help coordinate the evacuation at the Aomori Airport. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Deana Heitzman)