Aerospace, operational physiology: Perfecting the imperfect science of the body

Staff Sgt. Lorenzo Medina, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron operational and aerospace physiology NCO in charge, gives direction as Maj. Francisco Medina, 27th SOSS operational and aerospace physiology chief, undergoes altitude training using the reduced oxygen breathing device Dec. 9, 2015, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. One of many facets performed by Air Force aerospace physiologists, the reduced oxygen breathing device is used to familiarize pilots and aircrew with the effects and symptoms of hypoxia. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz
VIRIN: 151209-F-CV765-001.JPG
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