Last Breath for Brooks

Seven Air Force bases sigh to a close.

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SSgt Jalkenne Joseph, Aerospace Medical Craftsman from the 959th MSGS, Wilford Hall, monitors patients in the USAFSAM Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, hyperbaric pressure chamber. By spending time in the chamber patients are exposed to excessive amounts of oxygen which enriches the blood to the point where oxygen is even carried by plasma, which increases the body�s ability to heal. (US Air Force photo by Steve Thurow) Matt Hale