Lieutenant Colonel (Dr.) Tim Ladner injects Sergeant 1ST Class Michael Allen with morphine to ease the pain of a spinal injury, while Captain Bryan Veit (in the background) flies the C-21 Learjet en route to Andrews AFB, Md. The patient was transferred to Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C. AIRMAN Magazines' Article Air Care by Technical Sergeant Pat McKenna describes the airborne ambulances mission and history in celebration of the 50th anniversary of medical services. (AIRMAN Magazine/July 1999)