Skip to comments.USAF, USN, NASA Photos of the Day: Flare-Dazzle. Falling. Surfacing. Oil. Saving a 4-day-old baby!
Posted on 09/19/2006 10:54:54 PM PDT by EnjoyingLife
Photo #1. Somewhere on planet Earth a USAF C-141B Starlifter Cargo and Troop Transport lights up the sky with a spectacular and awesome flare release. USAF Image ID: 021205-O-9999G-017.
Senior Airman Greg Davis, United States Air Force
http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20060914.htm (photo as sized above, ALT text, caption info)
Photo #2. Italy, August 28, 2006: A Member of Explosive Ordnance Mobile Unit Eight (EODMU-8) practices static line parachute proficiency operations with combat equipment on board Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, Italy. USN Image ID: 060828-N-3572Z-025.
Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chad Zenthoefer, United States Navy
http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20060905.htm (picture as sized above, ALT text)
Photo #3. In the Pacific Ocean, thirty-five (35) miles off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii on June 4, 1998: United States Navy attack submarine USS Columbus (SSN 762) surfaces from beneath the Pacific Ocean -- a Submarine Emergency Surfacing Drill. USN Image ID: 980604-N-7726D-002
Photographer's Mate 2nd Class David C. Duncan, United States Navy
http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20060917.htm (photograph as sized above, ALT text, caption information)
Photo #4. High above Earth, November 1996: Kuwait City, Kuwait Al Burqan Oil Field, and the Persian Gulf as seen from space on a perfectly clear day. NASA Image ID: STS080-733-21
Crew of NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia, STS-80 Mission,
http://earth.jsc.nasa.gov/scripts/sseop/LargeImageAccess.pl?directory=EFS/highres/STS080&filename=STS080-733-21.JPG&filesize=11112114 (Huge image)
http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20060916.htm (photo as sized above, ALT text, caption info; larger image link, but smaller than the "Huge image", is also at this link)
"Saving Hands. Healing Hands."
Photo #5. Aboard a USAF C-17 Globemaster III, Somewhere between Puerto Rico and Texas, July 21, 2006: Four visible hands belonging to -- from left to right, Major Jeanette Gonzalez, Senior Airman Kris Vensel, Captain Karen Long -- personnel with the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) team are giving medication to a newborn. The 4-day-old baby is safely aboard the enormous USAF C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. He's in the care of the large ECMO medical team specifically sent from United States Air Force 59th Medical Wing, Wilford Hall Medical Center (located at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, USA) to Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (USA) to bring him to San Antonio, Texas, USA, for specialized care. USAF Image ID: 060721-F-4884R-109
Master Sgt. Scott Reed, United States Air Force
The Touching Story in Words and Photos
"Medical team transports newborn from Puerto Rico", http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?storyID=123024023
http://www.af.mil/news/story_media.asp?storyID=123024023 (photo gallery)
http://www.af.mil/weekinphotos/060728-03.html and http://www.af.mil/weekinphotos/wipgallery.asp?week=178
http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20060908.htm ("Healing Hands. Saving Hands." title, photo as sized above, ALT text, caption)
2. Is the baby in Photo #5 recovering OK?
A suprise to me, I thought all the C-141's were retired.
Photo #1 is old...the C-141B has been completely retired.