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Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

U.S Air Force Senior Airman Rodulfo Castro, 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, relays the current flag condition to the Command Post July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th AMS Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight is responsible for testing Kadena's water supply, heat index and air quality. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

The Risner Fitness Center displays the current flag condition for July 19, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron’s Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight monitors temperatures throughout the day to ensure the safety of Airmen and civilians working in the heat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

The 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron’s Bioenvironmental Flight uses an electronic Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meters to monitor humidity, radiant and dry heat July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. There are three types of heat related injuries: cramps, exhaustion and stroke. All are easily preventable. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

U.S Air Force Senior Airman Rodulfo Castro, 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, reads the heat index on a manual Wet Bulb Globe Temperature meter July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The heat index is used to determine the current flag conditions for the entire installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

U.S Air Force Senior Airman Rodulfo Castro, 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician poses next to Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meters July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th AMS Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight is responsible for testing Kadena’s water supply, heat index and air quality. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

U.S Air Force Senior Airman Rodulfo Castro, 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, calibrates an electronic Wet Bulb Globe Temperature meter July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron’s Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight uses Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meters to monitor humidity, radiant and dry heat. (U.S. Air Force phot by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

U.S Air Force Senior Airman Rodulfo Castro, 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, configures an electronic Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meter July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th AMS Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight checks the current temperatures throughout the day to ensure the safety of Airmen and civilians working in the heat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

U.S Air Force Senior Airman Rodulfo Castro, 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, checks the current flag condition using a manual Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meter July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th AMS Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight prevents heat-related injuries through education and monitoring. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions

The 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron’s Bioenvironmental Flight uses Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meters to monitor humidity, as well as radiant and dry heat July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The temperatures taken from the device are then used to determine the current flag condition and the work/rest cycle for Kadena Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Raise the Flag: Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Monitors Heat Conditions
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U.S Air Force Senior Airman Rodulfo Castro, 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, inspects a manual Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meter July 19, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The temperatures taken are used to determine the current flag conditions for the entire installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S Air Force Senior Airman Rodulfo Castro, 18th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, relays the current flag condition to the Command Post July 17, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th AMS Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight is responsible for testing Kadena's water supply, heat index and air quality. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)