Santa stopped by the Maxwell Clinic recently to have his annual flightphysical.

Major Brandon Hemphill, Flight Surgeon with the 908th Airlift Wing's 357th Airlift Squadron conducts a flight physical for Santa Claus at the Maxwell Clinic on Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., Dec. 2. "He's in pretty good shape considering his age and the work he does," said Hemphill as he checked out the jolly old elf. "Getting in and out of the sleigh, down and back up all those chimneys puts a lot of stress on the body. Despite his age and everything he is still physically capable of safely performing his annual flight duties again this year," Hemphill explained as he deemed Santa fit for his pending deployment Dec. 25. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bradley J. Clark)

PHOTO BY: Bradley J. Clark
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