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6th Medical Support Squadron readies relief

Chris Sadler, a government contractor, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ursus Vargas, a 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) medical material section chief, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dustin Johnson, a 6th MDSS biomedical equipment technician, read a Humvee pack-out guide at MacDill Air Force Base Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. Pack-out guides provide the most efficient packing schemes to maximize space and resources. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

Chris Sadler, a government contractor, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ursus Vargas, a 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) medical material section chief, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dustin Johnson, a 6th MDSS biomedical equipment technician, read a Humvee pack-out guide at MacDill Air Force Base Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. Pack-out guides provide the most efficient packing schemes to maximize space and resources. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ursus Vargas, a 6th Medical Support Squadron medical material section chief, uses a ratchet strap to secure cargo at MacDill Air Force Base Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. Cargo included blankets, tents, power generators and assorted health devices. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ursus Vargas, a 6th Medical Support Squadron medical material section chief, uses a ratchet strap to secure cargo at MacDill Air Force Base Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. Cargo included blankets, tents, power generators and assorted health devices. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ursus Vargas, a 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) medical material section chief, places cargo onto a Humvee at MacDill Air Force Base Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. The 6th Medical Support Squadron enables combat capability of the 6th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, and 36 partner units, delivering medical logistics, lab, pharmacy, diagnostic imaging and patient administrative services. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ursus Vargas, a 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) medical material section chief, places cargo onto a Humvee at MacDill Air Force Base Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. The 6th Medical Support Squadron enables combat capability of the 6th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, and 36 partner units, delivering medical logistics, lab, pharmacy, diagnostic imaging and patient administrative services. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dustin Johnson, a 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) biomedical equipment technician, secures the cover of a Humvee at MacDill Air Force Base Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. Air Mobility Command’s Chief of Readiness asked the 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) to prepare equipment for use in hurricane relief. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dustin Johnson, a 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) biomedical equipment technician, secures the cover of a Humvee at MacDill Air Force Base Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. Air Mobility Command’s Chief of Readiness asked the 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) to prepare equipment for use in hurricane relief. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Benjamin Lippold, a biomedical equipment technician, and Master Sgt. Ursus Vargas, a medical material section chief, both with the 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS), load cargo into a Humvee at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. The 6th MDSS was tasked by Air Mobility Command’s chief of Readiness to prepare equipment for use in hurricane relief. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Benjamin Lippold, a biomedical equipment technician, and Master Sgt. Ursus Vargas, a medical material section chief, both with the 6th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS), load cargo into a Humvee at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 4, 2019. The 6th MDSS was tasked by Air Mobility Command’s chief of Readiness to prepare equipment for use in hurricane relief. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)

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The 6th MDSS was tasked by Air Mobility command’s chief of readiness to prepare equipment for use in hurricane relief. The 6th Medical Support Squadron enables combat capability of the 6th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, and 36 partner units, delivering medical logistics, lab, pharmacy, diagnostic imaging and patient administrative services.