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Then Tech. Sgt. Alfred Van Gieson, now Master Sgt., a reservist with the 735th Air Mobility Squadron at Hickam Field, is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, a world champion outrigger, or Va'a, paddler and the coach at the Leeward Kai Canoe Club, which was founded by his grandparents. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)

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Paddling champion applies Hawaiian heritage to leading Airmen

Dr. Richard A. McKinley, Ph.D., is the leader of the Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS) Team in the Cognitive Performance Optimization Section, Applied Neuroscience Branch, Warfighter Interface Division, Human Effectiveness Directorate of the 711th Human Performance Wing at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Jul 19, 2016. Researchers working in the NIBS lab are exploring how directed electrical stimulation to the human brain affects cognition, fatigue, mood and other areas with the end goal of improving warfighter awareness, memory and focus. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)

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NIBS lab researches electrical brain stimulation

Maj. Brett Davies, an ocular trauma and plastic surgeon, looks at the eyes of Eduardo Barrera, Feb. 7, 2017, after he received an extracapsular cataract extraction with intraocular implant surgery the day before at the Centro Hospitalario Luis "Chicho" Fabrega during a medical readiness training exercise in Santiago, Panama. The U.S. military medical team was in Panama to help treat individuals with cataracts that otherwise would have gone untreated. Medical readiness training exercises provide U.S. military personnel training in delivery of medical care in austere conditions, promote diplomatic relations between the U.S. and host nations in Central America and provide humanitarian and civic assistance via a long-term proactive program. These exercises bring together key members of the U.S. and foreign militaries, U.S. Embassy country teams, non-governmental organizations, host nation government agencies and local civilian organizations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

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Air Force led MEDRETE team and Panama doctors perform cataract surgeries

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Security forces members experience intense training to earn their number as Phoenix Ravens

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