Air crew members aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft check emergency medical equipment as they travel to Damascus, Syria to pick up freed hostage Thomas Sutherland. Sutherland was held captive in Lebanon by Shiite Moslem kidnappers for over six years. SSGT James Brewer, 2nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES); COL Fohlmeister, 7100th Combat Support Wing; and CAPT Pennie Gunn, 2nd AES.