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4th Air Force senior leaders, 452nd Air Mobility Wing civic leaders tour Lackland, Center for the Intrepid

Lori Leal, Center for the Intrepid secretary, describes an Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeleton Orthosis at the Center for the Intrepid to a group of civic leaders from the March Air Reserve Base, California area at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas Oct. 1, 2018.

Lori Leal, Center for the Intrepid secretary, describes an Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeleton Orthosis at the Center for the Intrepid to a group of civic leaders from the March Air Reserve Base, California area at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas Oct. 1, 2018. The Center for the Intrepid has a threefold mission to provide rehabilitation for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom casualties who have sustained amputation, burns, or functional limb loss, to provide education to Department of Defense and Department of Veteran's Affairs professionals on cutting edge rehabilitation modalities, and to promote research in the fields of orthopaedics, prosthetics and physical/occupational rehabilitation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kristian Carter)

Maj. Gen. Randall A. Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, and 4th AF Command Chief Master Sgt. Timothy C. White Jr. deplane and are greeted by Col. Thomas K. Smith Jr., 433rd Airlift Wing commander, and 433rd AW Command Chief Master Sgt. Shana C. Cullum at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas Oct. 1, 2018.

Maj. Gen. Randall A. Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, and 4th AF Command Chief Master Sgt. Timothy C. White Jr. deplane and are greeted by Col. Thomas K. Smith Jr., 433rd Airlift Wing commander, and 433rd AW Command Chief Master Sgt. Shana C. Cullum at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas Oct. 1, 2018. Ogden and White were joined by Col. Matthew J. Burger, 452nd Air Mobility Wing commander, 452nd AMW Command Chief Master Sgt. Cynthia Villa and 22 civic leaders from the March Air Reserve Base, California area. The Air Force conducts civic leaders’ tours to visit military installations and organizations to build vital relationships and understanding of the military mission in communities which surround military installations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kristian Carter)

Maj. Carolyn L. Stateczny, a flight nurse, and Tech Sgt. Edgar Ramirez, aeromedical evacuation technician, 433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, speak with to Maj. Gen. Randall A. Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, Oct 1, 2018 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas about how their crew saved a man’s life Sept. 19, 2018 while on a commercial flight from Dallas to Washington D.C.

Maj. Carolyn L. Stateczny, a flight nurse, and Tech Sgt. Edgar Ramirez, aeromedical evacuation technician, 433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, speak with to Maj. Gen. Randall A. Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, Oct 1, 2018 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas about how their crew saved a man’s life Sept. 19, 2018 while on a commercial flight from Dallas to Washington D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kristian Carter)

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas --

Twenty-two civic leaders from the March Air Reserve Base, California area, Maj. Gen Randall A. Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, and 4th AF Command Chief Master Sgt. Timothy C. White Jr. visited the 433rd Airlift Wing and the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1, 2018.

The Air Force conducts tours for civic leaders to visit military installations and organizations to build relationships and understanding of the military mission in communities which surround military installations.

The tour took the group to Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., then to San Antonio as the last stop before returning to March Air Reserve Base, California near Riverside.

While in San Antonio, the group received a mission brief from Col. Thomas K. Smith Jr., 433rd Airlift Wing commander, stopped for lunch at a local restaurant where they were briefed by honorary commander alumni Dave Saylor, and visited the Center for the Intrepid at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.