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Lt. Col. Christopher Anderson, the 1st Combat Camera Squadron commander, reaches to assist a combat camera Airman during an obstacle course at the U.S. Army Training Center in Fort Jackson, S.C., Jan. 29, 2017. Exercise Scorpion Lens is an annual ‘ability to survive and operate’ training exercise mandated by Air Force Combat Camera job qualification standards. The exercise’s purpose is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel in the areas of combat tactics, photography, videography and on procedures inherent to support combat camera mission tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James R. Crow)

Lt. Col. Christopher Anderson, the 1st Combat Camera Squadron commander, reaches to assist a combat camera Airman during an obstacle course at the U.S. Army Training Center in Fort Jackson, S.C., Jan. 29, 2017. Exercise Scorpion Lens is an annual ‘ability to survive and operate’ training exercise mandated by Air Force Combat Camera job qualification standards. The exercise’s purpose is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel in the areas of combat tactics, photography, videography and on procedures inherent to support combat camera mission tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James R. Crow)

Tech. Sgt. Vanessa Schook, a 99th Airlift Squadron flight attendant, performs a preflight safety inspection on a C-20B at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 27, 2017. Flight attendants are safety experts, customs specialists and culinary artists, often preparing meals from scratch at 30,000-40,000 feet, while ensuring the safety of the crew and passengers at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

Tech. Sgt. Vanessa Schook, a 99th Airlift Squadron flight attendant, performs a preflight safety inspection on a C-20B at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 27, 2017. Flight attendants are safety experts, customs specialists and culinary artists, often preparing meals from scratch at 30,000-40,000 feet, while ensuring the safety of the crew and passengers at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

Combat camera Airmen clear a stairwell during close-quarters battle training at McCrady Training Center, Eastover, S.C., Jan. 27, 2017. Exercise Scorpion Lens is an annual ‘ability to survive and operate’ training exercise mandated by Air Force Combat Camera job qualification standards. The exercise’s purpose is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel in the areas of combat tactics, photography, videography and on procedures inherent to support combat camera mission tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James R. Crow)

Combat camera Airmen clear a stairwell during close-quarters battle training at McCrady Training Center, Eastover, S.C., Jan. 27, 2017. Exercise Scorpion Lens is an annual ‘ability to survive and operate’ training exercise mandated by Air Force Combat Camera job qualification standards. The exercise’s purpose is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel in the areas of combat tactics, photography, videography and on procedures inherent to support combat camera mission tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James R. Crow)

An A-10C Thunderbolt II from the 74th Fighter Squadron taxis down the runway during Green Flag-West 17-03 Jan. 23, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 74th FS brought 12 A-10s to GFW in support of a joint, large-force, combat-readiness exercise for close air support integration training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

An A-10C Thunderbolt II from the 74th Fighter Squadron taxis down the runway during Green Flag-West 17-03 Jan. 23, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 74th FS brought 12 A-10s to GFW in support of a joint, large-force, combat-readiness exercise for close air support integration training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Two Air Force teams hand off their batons during the mile relay at the 27th annual Air Force Invitational at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Cadet Field House in Colorado Springs, Colo., Jan. 21, 2017. The Falcons fielded five teams, grabbing the top two positions, with the Colorado Buffs finishing in third place. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Bill Evans)

Two Air Force teams hand off their batons during the mile relay at the 27th annual Air Force Invitational at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Cadet Field House in Colorado Springs, Colo., Jan. 21, 2017. The Falcons fielded five teams, grabbing the top two positions, with the Colorado Buffs finishing in third place. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Bill Evans)

A B-1B Lancer takes off from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Jan. 20, 2017. The B-1B was one of five involved in Red Fag 17-1, a joint exercise training aircrew and pilots across the world in air-to-air combat. (Courtesy photo)

A B-1B Lancer takes off from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Jan. 20, 2017. The B-1B was one of five involved in Red Fag 17-1, a joint exercise training aircrew and pilots across the world in air-to-air combat. (Courtesy photo)

Members of the 50th Space Wing participate in a monthly wing retreat ceremony held at the base headquarters building. The ceremony was Jan. 30, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dennis Rogers)

Members of the 50th Space Wing participate in a monthly wing retreat ceremony held at the base headquarters building. The ceremony was Jan. 30, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dennis Rogers)

A 555th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon departs from Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 21, 2016, to support a flying training deployment in Souda Bay, Greece. Fourteen F-16s, one KC-135 Stratotanker from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, and 280 Airmen deployed to Souda Bay to train with the Hellenic Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)

A 555th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon departs from Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 21, 2016, to support a flying training deployment in Souda Bay, Greece. Fourteen F-16s, one KC-135 Stratotanker from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, and 280 Airmen deployed to Souda Bay to train with the Hellenic Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)

U. S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Priest, 1st Combat Camera Squadron combat broadcast journalist, uses a smoke grenade as coverage for crossing an intersection during close quarters battle training at McCrady Training Center, Eastover, S. C., Jan. 27, 2017. Exercise Scorpion Lens is an annual Ability To Survive and Operate training exercise mandated by Air Force Combat Camera job qualification standards. Held at the United States Army Training Center Fort Jackson, S. C., and the McCrady Training Center, Eastover, S.C. the exercise’s purpose is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel. Individuals are instructed in the areas of combat tactics, photography, videography and on procedures inherent to support combat camera mission tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James R. Crow)

U. S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Priest, 1st Combat Camera Squadron combat broadcast journalist, uses a smoke grenade as coverage for crossing an intersection during close quarters battle training at McCrady Training Center, Eastover, S. C., Jan. 27, 2017. Exercise Scorpion Lens is an annual Ability To Survive and Operate training exercise mandated by Air Force Combat Camera job qualification standards. Held at the United States Army Training Center Fort Jackson, S. C., and the McCrady Training Center, Eastover, S.C. the exercise’s purpose is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel. Individuals are instructed in the areas of combat tactics, photography, videography and on procedures inherent to support combat camera mission tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James R. Crow)

Senior Airman Felicia Anderson, 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, cleans cockpit glass on an A-10C Thunderbolt II during Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 25, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. GFW is an air-land integration combat training exercise, which hosted 12 A-10s from Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Accompanying the aircraft were 130 maintenance personnel who worked around the clock to launch 18 sorties per day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)
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Senior Airman Felicia Anderson, 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, cleans cockpit glass on an A-10C Thunderbolt II during Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 25, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. GFW is an air-land integration combat training exercise, which hosted 12 A-10s from Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Accompanying the aircraft were 130 maintenance personnel who worked around the clock to launch 18 sorties per day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

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