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Yokota provides medical supplies to Timor-Leste

A medical products box sits at a medical warehouse

A medical products box sits at a medical warehouse at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. Pacific Air Force is supporting the U.S. Embassy in Dili to mitigate COVID-19 in Timor-Leste. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

One airman hands a supply box off to another.

Airman 1st Class Natalya Carvajal, 374th Medical Support Squadron material technician, left, hands off a medical supply box to Tech. Sgt. Tremaine Jones, 374th MDSS acquisitions noncommissioned officer in charge, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. The medical supply packages traveling to Southeast Asia to provide aid, start with the efforts of our materials technicians. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

Airman hoists up a medical supply box

Tech. Sgt. Tremaine Jones, 374th Medical Support Squadron acquisitions noncommissioned officer in charge, hoists up a medical supply box at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. Medical support personnel such as Jones are on the front line of moving supplies that will support our allies throughout the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

Two airmen fill a medical supply box

Airman 1st Class Natalya Carvajal, 374th Medical Support Squadron material technician, left, and Tech. Sgt. Tremaine Jones, 374th MDSS acquisitions noncommissioned officer in charge, fill a medical supply box at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. Medical supplies and medications valued at $46,000 will directly support Timor-Leste's Ministry of Health to enhance the medical response capability and protect the Timorese people. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

A supply box sits in a medical warehouse

A medical products box sits at a medical warehouse at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. This contribution builds on over $5 million in critical U.S. assistance to help Timor-Leste fight COVID-19 and reinforces the enduring U.S. commitment to our military and health partnership with Timor-Leste. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

Airman operates a forklift

Tech. Sgt. Keston Bobb, 374th Medical Support Squadron medical materials warehouse noncommissioned officer in charge operates a forklift at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. The final stage of the packing process is loading these materials onto an aircraft to be shipped to Timor-Leste. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A medical products box sits at a medical warehouse at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. Pacific Air Force is supporting the U.S. Embassy in Dili to mitigate COVID-19 in Timor-Leste. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)