AFMC commander flies with 445 AW Airmen

Lt. Col. Shari Ellis, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse, shows Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, equipment AES Airmen use to communicate with each other during various missions they fly on. The general flew onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III used for an aeromedical evacuation training flight June 20, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Lt. Col. Shari Ellis, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse, shows Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, equipment AES Airmen use to communicate with each other during various missions they fly on. The general flew onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III used for an aeromedical evacuation training flight June 20, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, visits with 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airmen during an AE training flight onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III June 20, 2017. The general was shown the various equipment used by AES and saw the Airmen perform various medical emergency scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, visits with 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airmen during an AE training flight onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III June 20, 2017. The general was shown the various equipment used by AES and saw the Airmen perform various medical emergency scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Capt. Stacey Blurton, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse, explains to Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, the various checklists AES Airmen must follow for each flying mission during a training flight onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III June 20, 2017. The general was shown the various equipment used by AES and saw the Airmen perform various medical emergency scenarios during the flight. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

Capt. Stacey Blurton, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse, explains to Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, the various checklists AES Airmen must follow for each flying mission during a training flight onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III June 20, 2017. The general was shown the various equipment used by AES and saw the Airmen perform various medical emergency scenarios during the flight. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly)

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Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, flew onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III used for an aeromedical evacuation training flight June 20, 2017.

 

During the flight flown by the 89th Airlift Squadron, the general engaged with the aircrew and witnessed Airmen from the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron perform various medical emergency scenarios. The AE Airmen showed Gen. Pawlikowski the various equipment they use and the checklists they must follow during each flying mission.