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721st APS unloads hurt on COVID-19

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin Sunti, 721st Aerial Port Squadron ramp services specialist, operates a Tunner aircraft loader at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Approximately 15 tons of masks were delivered to Ramstein by the Defense Logistics Agency. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin Sunti, 721st Aerial Port Squadron ramp services specialist, operates a Tunner aircraft loader at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Approximately 15 tons of masks were delivered to Ramstein by the Defense Logistics Agency. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron unload a C-17 Globemaster III at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Ramstein received 15 pallets of masks for distribution to U.S. military bases around Germany. The 721st APS plays an important role in the delivery of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron unload a C-17 Globemaster III at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Ramstein received 15 pallets of masks for distribution to U.S. military bases around Germany. The 721st APS plays an important role in the delivery of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron push a pallet off a C-17 Globemaster III at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Approximately 15 tons of masks were delivered to Ramstein for U.S. military members around Germany to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron push a pallet off a C-17 Globemaster III at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Approximately 15 tons of masks were delivered to Ramstein for U.S. military members around Germany to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

A Tunner aircraft loader transports bundles of masks at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. The 721st Aerial Port Squadron Airmen unloaded approximately 15 tons of  masks for U.S. service members across Germany. The squadron plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment to help fight COVID-19.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

A Tunner aircraft loader transports bundles of masks at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. The 721st Aerial Port Squadron Airmen unloaded approximately 15 tons of masks for U.S. service members across Germany. The squadron plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment to help fight COVID-19.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

U.S. Air Force Airman David Hanus, 721st Aerial Port Squadron ramp services specialist, checks a strap at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Hanus and other 721st APS Airmen unloaded approximately 400,000 masks for U.S. service members in Germany. The masks, which are more effective than cloth face coverings, help service members remain compliant with host nation regulations and contribute to the joint fight against COVID-19.  The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

U.S. Air Force Airman David Hanus, 721st Aerial Port Squadron ramp services specialist, checks a strap at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Hanus and other 721st APS Airmen unloaded approximately 400,000 masks for U.S. service members in Germany. The masks, which are more effective than cloth face coverings, help service members remain compliant with host nation regulations and contribute to the joint fight against COVID-19. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

A C-17 Globemaster III is unloaded at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. More than 400,000 masks requested by the Defense Logistics Agency were delivered to Ramstein and unloaded by the 721st Aerial Port Squadron. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

A C-17 Globemaster III is unloaded at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. More than 400,000 masks requested by the Defense Logistics Agency were delivered to Ramstein and unloaded by the 721st Aerial Port Squadron. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron walk into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to retrieve a pallet at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. The Defense Logistics Agency requested a shipment of more than 400,000 masks to ensure U.S. forces in Germany are compliant with host nation requirements. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment... (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron walk into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to retrieve a pallet at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. The Defense Logistics Agency requested a shipment of more than 400,000 masks to ensure U.S. forces in Germany are compliant with host nation requirements. The 721st APS plays an important role in the distribution of masks and other COVID-19 protective equipment... (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany --

The 721st Aerial Port Squadron unloaded approximately 1 million masks from a C-17 Globemaster III at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. The Defense Logistics Agency requested the shipment for U.S. service members throughout Germany after host nation regulations called for more advanced masks.