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ECMO medical team transports newborn from Puerto Rico
(From left) Army Lt. Col. Mark Croley and Lt. Col. Christopher Coppola and Maj. Melissa Tyree prepare 3-day-old Stuart Parker for surgery to place him on a transportable Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation unit on July 21 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. An ECMO team comprised Air Force and Army medical specialists from the Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, flew to Puerto Rico to transport Stuart to San Antonio for more advanced care. Colonel Croley and Major Tyree are neonatal doctors and Colonel Coppola is a pediatric surgeon at the Wilford Hall Medical Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Scott Reed)

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