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Commander leaves Security Forces career field a legacy of change
Col. Brian S. Greenroad
Aug. 10, 2020 - Col. Brian Greenroad, commander of the Air Force Security Forces Center since 2016, retires Aug. 14 after 28 years of active duty service to the U.S. Air Force and Security Forces worldwide.

39th Flying Training Squadron welcomes new commander
Lt. Col. Thomas Lessner accepts command of the 39th Flying Training Squadron from 340th Flying Training Group Commander Col. Michael Vanzo during the squadron change of command ceremony held Aug. 6 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sean Worrell)
Aug. 10, 2020 - Lt. Col. Thomas Lessner assumed command of the 39th Flying Training Squadron Aug. 6 during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, officiated by 340th Flying Training Group Commander Col. Michael J. Vanzo. Relinquishing command was Lt. Col. Kristen Kent, who assumed command of the squadron in 2018.

Donating plasma may be the key in the fight against COVID-19
COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate against who it infects – even general officers are susceptible. Two bags of yellow plasma hang above the apheresis machine as the intravenous tubes in Maj. Gen. Michael Place’s left arm carry red blood cells back into his body. Place is commanding general of the 18th Medical Command and the U.S. Army Pacific surgeon. He contracted COVID-19 in March of this year before coming to Hawaii for his current assignment.
Aug. 10, 2020 - COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate against who it infects – even general officers are susceptible.

BAMC offers ‘last line of defense’ against COVID-19
Nurses tend to a patient on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, in a COVID-19 intensive care unit at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020.
Aug. 10, 2020 - Brooke Army Medical Center is expanding its use of a highly specialized treatment many consider the “last line of defense” for critically ill COVID-19 patients.

Freedom’s price – the Purple Heart
Aug. 7 is National Purple Heart Day. Created in 2014, it’s a time when all Americans are urged to recognize, remember and honor the nation’s service members and veterans who have been wounded or paid the ultimate price in defense of our liberties.
Aug. 7, 2020 - Aug. 7 is National Purple Heart Day. Created in 2014, it’s a time when all Americans are urged to recognize, remember and honor the nation’s service members and veterans who have been wounded or paid the ultimate price in defense of our liberties.

433rd Airlift Wing welcomes Dover aircraft during Tropical Storm Isaias
A C-5M Super Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, takes to the air after a short stay at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 5, 2020. The 433rd Airlift Wing provided support for the six Dover aircraft and their crews.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Iram Carmona)
Aug. 7, 2020 - The first of six C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, arrived at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 3, 2020, to take safety precautions as Tropical Storm Isaias threatened to hit the Eastern coast.

MEDCoE employee selected as TRADOC Civilian Instructor of the Year
Maj. Gen. Dennis P. LeMaster, commanding general of the U.S Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, presents Robert “Bob” Preshong, Department of Combat Medic Training, with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, Civilian Instructor of the Year award and a letter from Gen. Paul E. Funk II, TRADOC commanding general.
Aug. 7, 2020 - Robert “Bob” Preshong, Department of Combat Medic Training at the U.S Army Medical Center of Excellence, was selected as the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, Civilian Instructor of the Year in a virtual ceremony held by video teleconference Aug. 6.
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