Air Force provides aeromedical evacuation to dialysis patients trapped by hurricanes
Members of the 59th Medical Wing’s Critical Care Air Transport Team from Joint-Base San Antonio prepares medical equipment and supplies, Sept. 9, 2017, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The team must verify that it has all of the required medication to accomplish the mission. They can take up to three critical patients or six medium-level patients at one time. CCAT teams were on standby to help treat dialysis patients evacuated from the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix, who were brought to the U.S. to continue care.