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AFSC Commander visits 72nd MDG

Group of Airmen standing outside of Tinker AFB Clinic

Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, center, and Chief Master Sgt. David Flosi, AFSC command chief, receives a briefing from 72nd Medical Group (MDG) staff at the Tinker Air Force Base Clinic, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2020. Kirkland and Flosi visited to gain a better understanding of how the 72nd MDG has protected the health and safety of the Tinker workforce while balancing the mission during the COVID pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

Four Airmen looking at medical testing equipment in laboratory

Chief Master Sgt. David Flosi, Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) command chief, and Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, AFSC commander, speak with Senior Airman Taylor D. Angleton and Staff Sgt. Brent A. Goddu, 72nd Medical Support Squadron medical laboratory technicians, about testing equipment during a visit to the 72nd Medical Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2020. The 72nd MDG processes COVID-19 tests from Tinker AFB personnel to ensure they are able to safely carry out their missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

Group of Airmen listening to Lt. Gen. Kirkland in atrium of Tinker AFB Clinic

Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Flosi, AFSC Command chief, speak to members of the 72nd Medical Group’s Public Health Office at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2020. The Tinker AFB Public Health Office has been providing contact tracing and advice to the Tinker AFB community since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

Two Airmen holding AFSC Commander's coin

Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) commander, presents his commander’s coin to Staff Sgt. Kalen Sanchez, 72nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of preventive dentistry, during a visit to the 72nd Medical Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2020. Sanchez led and trained a team of Active Duty and Reserve Airmen that supplemented the base’s Public Health Office during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

Two Airmen saluting inside medical trailer

Capt. Audrick Yee, a 72nd Healthcare Operations Squadron nurse practitioner, salutes Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) commander, after receiving an AFSC Commander’s coin at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2020. Yee led the 72nd Medical Group’s clinic operations, overseeing deployment readiness tests and patient screenings to ensure joint service personnel were mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

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Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, center, and Chief Master Sgt. David Flosi, AFSC command chief, visited the 72nd Medical Group's (MDG) clinic at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2020. The visit allowed Kirkland and Flosi to gain a better understanding of how the 72nd MDG has protected the health and safety of the Tinker workforce while balancing the mission during the COVID pandemic.