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Reserve aeromedical evacuation squadron deactivates

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. -- 714th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron scarves adorn the chairs of unit members during the squadron's deactivation ceremony on March 29.  Activated since October 1994, the Reserve members particpated in numerous worldwide missions. Their task of providing care to sick and injured shows credence to the unit slogan "Patient Care Anywhere" as printed in bold red letters on the scarves..  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chuck Kramer)

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. -- 714th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron scarves adorn the chairs of unit members during the squadron's deactivation ceremony on March 29. Activated since October 1994, the Reserve members particpated in numerous worldwide missions. Their task of providing care to sick and injured shows credence to the unit slogan "Patient Care Anywhere" as printed in bold red letters on the scarves.. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chuck Kramer)

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. -- Former first sergeant of the 714th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Frederick LaPlume and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Linda Pugsley reminiscence about their time together while serving as members of the Air Force Reserve unit during the deactivation ceremony March 29. Chief Pugsley was the first air reserve technician nurse in the 714th AES and designed the squadron patch in 1974. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chuck Kramer)

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. -- Former first sergeant of the 714th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Frederick LaPlume and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Linda Pugsley reminiscence about their time together while serving as members of the Air Force Reserve unit during the deactivation ceremony March 29. Chief Pugsley was the first air reserve technician nurse in the 714th AES and designed the squadron patch in 1974. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chuck Kramer)

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE , N.J. -- First Sergeant Senior Master Sgt. Eric Griffin, left, furls the 714th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flag  March 29 during the unit's deactivation ceremony.  He is assisted by unit commander, Lt. Col. Bruce Adams, right, while Col. Bruce Bowers, commander, 514th Operations Group watches. The Air Force Reserve unit, tasked to provide worldwide in-flight medical aid to the sick and injured, ends 14 years of activation at McGuire Air Force Base. N.J.

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE , N.J. -- First Sergeant Senior Master Sgt. Eric Griffin, left, furls the 714th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flag March 29 during the unit's deactivation ceremony. He is assisted by unit commander, Lt. Col. Bruce Adams, right, while Col. Bruce Bowers, commander, 514th Operations Group watches. The Air Force Reserve unit, tasked to provide worldwide in-flight medical aid to the sick and injured, ends 14 years of activation at McGuire Air Force Base. N.J.

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. - Lt. Col. Bruce Adams, final commander of the 714th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, furls the squadron flag for the last time.  The Air Force Reserve unit, tasked to provide worldwide in-flight medical aid to the sick and injured, ends 14 years of activation at McGuire Air Force Base. N.J. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chuck Kramer)

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. - Lt. Col. Bruce Adams, final commander of the 714th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, furls the squadron flag for the last time. The Air Force Reserve unit, tasked to provide worldwide in-flight medical aid to the sick and injured, ends 14 years of activation at McGuire Air Force Base. N.J. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chuck Kramer)