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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cheyenne Wright, 18th Medical Group pharmacy technician, and Capt. Allen Houser, 18th MDG pharmacy operations officer-in-charge, check and fill prescriptions Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians ensure patients receive the appropriate number of the correct tablets as determined by their medical providers.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cheyenne Wright, 18th Medical Group pharmacy technician, and Capt. Allen Houser, 18th MDG pharmacy operations officer-in-charge, check and fill prescriptions Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians ensure patients receive the appropriate number of the correct tablets as determined by their medical providers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cheyenne Wright, 18th Medical Group pharmacy technician, counts medication Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians ensure patients receive the appropriate number of the correct tablets as determined by their medical providers.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cheyenne Wright, 18th Medical Group pharmacy technician, counts medication Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians ensure patients receive the appropriate number of the correct tablets as determined by their medical providers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Allen Houser, 18th Medical Group pharmacy operations officer-in-charge, and Tech. Sgt. Ryan Marr, 18th MDG pharmacy NCOIC, inspect emergency allergy medications Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians use automated machines to count prescriptions involving large quantities of tablets to expedite their processes.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Allen Houser, 18th Medical Group pharmacy operations officer-in-charge, and Tech. Sgt. Ryan Marr, 18th MDG pharmacy NCOIC, inspect emergency allergy medications Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians use automated machines to count prescriptions involving large quantities of tablets to expedite their processes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Marr, 18th Medical Group pharmacy NCOIC, fills a prescription bottle from a pill-counting machine Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians use automated machines to count prescriptions involving large quantities of tablets to expedite their processes.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Marr, 18th Medical Group pharmacy NCOIC, fills a prescription bottle from a pill-counting machine Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians use automated machines to count prescriptions involving large quantities of tablets to expedite their processes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Marr, 18th Medical Group pharmacy NCOIC, checks a prescription Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The pharmacy technicians service members and their families from all across Okinawa.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Marr, 18th Medical Group pharmacy NCOIC, checks a prescription Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The pharmacy technicians service members and their families from all across Okinawa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Courtney Jones, 18th Medical Group medical records technician, covers personal information on prescription bottles Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th MDG hosts annual turn-in days for expired or unneeded prescription and non-prescription drugs. Collected medications are disposed of according to military and Japanese standards.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Courtney Jones, 18th Medical Group medical records technician, covers personal information on prescription bottles Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th MDG hosts annual turn-in days for expired or unneeded prescription and non-prescription drugs. Collected medications are disposed of according to military and Japanese standards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cheyenne Wright, 18th Medical Group pharmacy technician, and Capt. Allen Houser, 18th MDG pharmacy operations officer-in-charge, check and fill prescriptions Sept. 10, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Technicians ensure patients receive the appropriate number of the correct tablets as determined by their medical providers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)