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Scott Air Force Base responds to COVID-19

Medical professional runs tests

Irma Clark, 375th Medical Support Squadron lab generalist, prepares samples for a urinalysis, March 23, 2020. The lab has the capability of testing for various pathogens for regular patients while also providing avenues for COVID-19 testing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)

Medical professional runs tests

Irma Clark, 375th Medical Support Squadron lab generalist, prepares a tray of samples for urinalysis, March 23, 2020. The lab has the capability of testing for various pathogens for regular patients while also providing avenues for COVID-19 testing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)

Woman sanitizing area

Cheyanne Bryan, Commissary cashier, sanitizes cash register scanning area at the Commissary on Scott Air Force Base, ill., April 19, 2020. The Commissary register areas are being sanitized on a regular basis to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Kristin Savage.)

Man does research

Joshua Brown, 375th Air Mobility Wing Plans, Programs and Readiness, researches information regarding COVID-19 at the Emergency Operations Center on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., March 19, 2020. The EOC is responsible for managing the COVID-19 response and, while activated, becomes a work center for representatives from different squadrons. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)

Man relays information

John Ahern, 375th Mission Support Group deputy director, relays information during a phone conference at the Emergency Operations Center on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., March 19, 2020. As director of the EOC, Ahern helps facilitate Scott AFB response to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)

Airmen hold conversation

Lt. Col. Paul Conroy, 375th Aerospace Medicine Squadron commander, speaks with 1st Lt. Robyn Chaffin, 375th Communications Squadron Emergency Operations Center representative at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., March 19, 2020. The EOC is responsible for managing the COVID-19 response and serves as a central point for the wing commander to communicate with multiple unit representatives. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)

Airman mans gate

Senior Airman Tyler Serr, 375th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, waits for a car to arrive at the Shiloh gate on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., March 19, 2020. Safety measures involving the handling of identification are used to protect Airmen as well as prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)

Woman runs medical tests

Lynn Baker, 375th Medical Support Squadron medical laboratory scientist, inspects a petri dish at the 375th Medical Group on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., March 23, 2020. The lab has the capability of testing for regular patients while also providing avenues for COVID-19 testing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)

Airman mans gate

Senior Airman Tyler Serr, 375th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, checks identification cards at the Shiloh Gate on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., March 19, 2020. Increased safety measures involving the handling of identification have been used to protect Security Forces Airmen as well as prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)

Woman sanitizes area
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Cheyanne Bryan, Commissary cashier, sanitizes cash register scanning area at the Commissary on Scott Air Force Base, ill., April 19, 2020. The Commissary register areas are being sanitized on a regular basis to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Kristin Sagave.)

Airman making mask
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Airmen from the 375th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment Airmen have been work hard to make masks for those assigned to the 375th Air Mobility Wing. So far, they have made 300+ masks for our medical personnel, aircrew and others to keep Scott AFB operational. (Courtesy photo)

Airmen sit in aircraft
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The 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron continues the mission by training and equipping its members. This week they were able to upgrade three Flight Instructors (FI) and three Flight Evaluators (FE).

Airman makes masks
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Airmen from the 375th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment Airmen have been work hard to make masks for those assigned to the 375th Air Mobility Wing. So far, they have made 300+ masks for our medical personnel, aircrew and others to keep Scott AFB operational. (Courtesy photo)

Airmen stand in loose formation
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The 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron continues the mission by training and equipping its members. This week they were able to upgrade three Flight Instructors (FI) and three Flight Evaluators (FE). (Courtesy photo)

Communications Airmen stand for a photo
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The Airmen of the 375th Communications Squadron Voice Systems shop facilitate the flow of communication on Scott. They help to ensure that our mission partners have the voice capabilities to support the critical need for increased social distancing as well as assisting leadership in communicating from wherever they may be. Every day this team works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the operational capabilities of the Voice systems so that the mission can continue unhindered. (Courtesy photo)

Airman makes masks
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Airmen from the 375th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment Airmen have been work hard to make masks for those assigned to the 375th Air Mobility Wing. So far, they have made 300+ masks for our medical personnel, aircrew and others to keep Scott AFB operational. (Courtesy photo)

Airman points at visual aid
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The Cyber Operations Center has been especially critical in these trying times. These Airmen diligently work communication issues both during and after duty hours. They facilitate the unhindered continuation of the mission while tirelessly assisting mission partners to ensure they remain operational. Since the transition to telework, the CYOC has experienced a massive surge in calls, tickets, emergency response and requests for help from many users across the installation and local area. (Courtesy photo)

Man in painting vehicle.
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A member of the 375th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Management team paints a test strip at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 21, 2020. Markings found on the flightline are strictly regulated to ensure the safety of Airmen and aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shannon Moorehead)

Man in painting vehicle, painting flightline.
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A member of the 375th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Management team paints the flightline at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 21, 2020. The flight line is regularly painted to maintain infrastructure and ensure mission success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shannon Moorehead)

Man checking tubes of painting tool/vehicle.
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A member of the 375th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Management team checks paint spraying tubes at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 21, 2020. Airless paint sprayers were used because of their time efficiency and large coverage area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shannon Moorehead)

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. --

As information and guidance of operational measures to take during the COVID-19 virus evolve, the Airmen of Scott Air Force Base respond with caution but determination.