A motorist who was injured after driving off a mountain road and falling some 50 m (165 ft).
USAF CCATT airlifts 16-month burns patient
US Air Force (USAF) personnel and US Navy sailors worked together to outfit a C-17 Globemaster III plane with life-saving equipment on 13 May at Kadena Air Base, Japan. They prepared the logistics and materials for a specialised life-support omnibed system that was put into a Globemaster III for the first time. The bed was required to transport a 16-month-old burn victim from US Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan, to Travis Air Force Base, California, US, for onward transfer to a civilian hospital for treatment.
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The Exchange was designed to share real-world lessons learned about humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
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