A closer look inside Misawa’s radiology flight

U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen William Gathers III, left, and Shirell Montague, right, both 35th Surgical Operations Squadron radiology technologists, have a laugh at work while inspecting a skeleton model at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 10, 2019. Medical professionals use human skeletons as learning tools to aid in training by expanding Airmen’s knowledge and skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen William Gathers III, left, and Shirell Montague, right, both 35th Surgical Operations Squadron radiology technologists, have a laugh at work while inspecting a skeleton model at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 10, 2019. Medical professionals use human skeletons as learning tools to aid in training by expanding Airmen’s knowledge and skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

A closer look inside Misawa’s radiology flight

by Senior Airman Collette Brooks
Misawa Air Base

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- A board-certified radiologist and several specialty-trained technologists perform standard and portable x-rays, fluoroscopy, digital mammography, ultrasounds and computer tomography exams in the 35th Surgical Operations Squadron radiology flight at Misawa Air Base, Japan.

The flight cultivates readiness by consistently improving their techniques and skill sets, providing Team Misawa members with the best patient care.

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