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Senior Airman Robert Coleman, 303rd Intelligence Squadron cryptic linguist, receives an eye exam at the 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry clinic at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2012. The optometry flight’s mission is to ensure the base is provided with all the vision care needed to stay fit to fight. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

Senior Airman Robert Coleman, 303rd Intelligence Squadron cryptic linguist, receives an eye exam at the 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry clinic at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2012. The optometry flight’s mission is to ensure the base is provided with all the vision care needed to stay fit to fight. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

Capt. Felicia Jackson, 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry Flight optometrist, conducts an eye exam at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2012. The optometry flight provides optic care for the base populous keeping everyone fit to fight. The team of four includes two optometrists and two ophthalmic technicians. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

Capt. Felicia Jackson, 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry Flight optometrist, conducts an eye exam at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2012. The optometry flight provides optic care for the base populous keeping everyone fit to fight. The team of four includes two optometrists and two ophthalmic technicians. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

Tech. Sgt. Anthony Vara  uses an Optical Coherence Tomography machine on Master Sgt. Richard Martinez to look at the fiber optic nerves at the back of the eye to detect any swelling, separation or defects at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2012. The optometry flight sees more than 65 patients a week. Vara is a 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry Flight chief while Martinez is the 51st Communications Squadron NCO in charge of quality assurance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

Tech. Sgt. Anthony Vara uses an Optical Coherence Tomography machine on Master Sgt. Richard Martinez to look at the fiber optic nerves at the back of the eye to detect any swelling, separation or defects at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2012. The optometry flight sees more than 65 patients a week. Vara is a 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry Flight chief while Martinez is the 51st Communications Squadron NCO in charge of quality assurance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

Staff Sgt. Justin Wince, 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry Flight NCO in charge, prescreens a patient before an eye exam at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2012. The optometry flight’s mission is to ensure the base is provided with all the vision care needed to stay fit to fight. The team of four sees more than 65 patients a week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

Staff Sgt. Justin Wince, 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry Flight NCO in charge, prescreens a patient before an eye exam at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2012. The optometry flight’s mission is to ensure the base is provided with all the vision care needed to stay fit to fight. The team of four sees more than 65 patients a week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- The 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry Flight's mission is to ensure the base is provided with all the vision care needed to stay fit to fight. The team of four sees more than 65 patients a week. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)