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2023 basic cadets complete the assault course

U.S. Air Force Academy class of 2023 basic cadets complete the assault course on July 22, 2019. The assault course is part of phase two of basic cadet training which takes place at Jack's Valley on the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley)

A C-130J Super Hercules

A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 374th Operations Group flies over Yokota Air Base, Japan during Col. Barry King’s fini-flight, July 23, 2019. For many aircrew, the fini-flight, or final flight, is a way to recognize and honor fellow aviators for their dedication to the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Cable antenna craftsman re-enlists into the Oklahoma Air National Guard

Capt. Nicholas Reynolds, 138th Fighter Wing director of inspections, re-enlists Staff Sgt. Stacy Wylie, 219th Engineering Installation Squadron cable antenna craftsman, on an antenna tower July 23, 2019, at Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Okla. Wylie, a Skiatook, Okla., native, re-enlisted into the Oklahoma Air National Guard, 138th Fighter Wing for an additional six years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

An F-22 Raptor

An F-22 Raptor from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, flies in formation over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, July 18, 2019. The JPARC is a 67,000-plus square mile area providing a realistic training environment commanders leverage for full spectrum engagements, ranging from individual skills to complex, large-scale joint engagements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James Richardson)

Food service craftsman adds seasoning to a dish

Staff Sgt. Daniel Bickford, 99th Force Support Squadron food service craftsman, adds seasoning to a dish for service members at exercise Red Flag 19-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 18, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bryan Magee)

1,000-foot wall of fire explodes below the F-22 Raptor

A 1,000-foot wall of fire explodes below the F-22 Raptor during a high-speed pass maneuver at the “Mission Over Malmstrom” open house event in Great Falls, Mont., July 14, 2019. The pyrotechnics are used to simulate live ordnance and the air-to-ground capabilities of the Raptor. The two-day event featured performances by aerial demonstration teams, flyovers and static displays. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Samuel Eckholm)

Gen. David L. Goldfein takes questions during an all-call

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein takes questions from the audience during an all-call at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 19, 2019. Goldfein answered questions regarding improvements in the Air Force and his previous time serving as commander of Spangdahlem AB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Cope)

An MQ-9 Reaper

An MQ-9 Reaper assigned to the 214th Attack Group, Arizona Air National Guard, flies over Alpena, Mich., July 24, 2019, during exercise Northern Strike 19 at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center. Exercise Northern Strike 19 is a National Guard Bureau-sponsored exercise uniting service members from more than 20 states, multiple service branches and numerous coalition countries during the last two weeks of July 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Lealan Buehrer)

2023 basic cadets undergo training

U.S. Air Force Academy class of 2023 basic cadets undergo training for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive materials, July 24, 2019. CBRNE is part of phase two of the basic cadet’s training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley)

A U-2 Dragon Lady
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A U-2 Dragon Lady sits in a hangar prepared for flight July 9, 2019, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The U-2 flies to heights greater than 70,000 feet using sensors and cameras to gather intelligence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

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