He is assigned to Hie 932nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron
He explained to the audience at his change-of-command ceremony for the 439th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
that "passion is what makes you want to give every ounce of your being during your waking hours -- and some of your sleeping ones -- to accomplish your mission."
Lindsay Ciullo of the 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
at McChord Field, Wash., made the Air Force Softball team, for the first time in 2008.
(Dr.) Javier Tapia, a physician with the 908th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., checks a Dominican baby during a medical training readiness exercise in the Dominican Republic May 24.
Arnold Stocker, a certified registered nurse anesthetist with the 920th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., comforts a young patient prior to administering general anesthesia so a doctor could remove a cyst on his chest.
Steven Podnos, 920th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., and Capt.
Colonel Mosier, an international healthcare specialist with the 459th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
, Andrews AFB, Md., said his experience in developmental pediatrics provides him the background to serve as a consultant to medical staff on complicated cases such as caring for premature infants without incubators being available.
(Dr.) Will Mosier of the Air Force Reserve's 459th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
, Andrews Air Force Base, Md., feeds a malnourished 3-month-old baby during a two-week humanitarian mission to El Salvador in March.
Mark Hopkins, commander of the 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.; Maj George Kolo, a sports medicine expert and flight surgeon assigned to the 442nd Medical Squadron at Whiteman AFB, Mo.; dietician Lt.
Matt Opada, a critical care air transport nurse, 349th Aeromedical Staging Squadron
, Travis AFB, Calif., the exercise's success is measured by how much he and his fellow medics learned from one another.