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B-52H Stratofortress aircraft fly in formation

B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 96th Bomb Squadron fly in formation over the Baltic Sea during Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1, Oct. 23, 2019. Strategic bombers contribute to stability in the European theater as they deter conflict and enhance the credibility of U.S. forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Duncan C. Bevan)

Airman washes under an HH-60G Pave Hawk

Airman James Eyler, a 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, washes under an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 22, 2019. The primary mission of the HH-60G is to conduct day or night personnel recovery operations within hostile environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever)

An F-15E Strike Eagle takes off

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron takes off at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, Oct. 23, 2019. The Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. An array of avionics and electronics systems gives the F-15E the capability to fight at low altitude, day or night and in all types of weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madeline Herzog)

Airmen and their families celebrating the arrival of the F-35 Lightning II

Col. David Smith, 158th Fighter Wing commander, speaks to Airmen and their families during a family day event celebrating the arrival of the F-35 Lightning II at South Burlington Air National Guard Base, Vt., Oct. 20, 2019. The 158th FW is the first Air National Guard unit to receive the Air Force's most recent fifth-generation aircraft. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Campbell)

Airman guards a B-52H Stratofortress

Airman Mario Diaz, 2nd Security Forces Squadron installation access controller, guards a B-52H Stratofortress during exercise Global Thunder 20 at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 22, 2019. Global Thunder is an annual command and control exercise that provides training opportunities for all of U.S. Strategic Command’s mission areas, tests joint and field training operations and has a specific focus on nuclear readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen salute during a retreat ceremony

Members of the 374th Communications Squadron salute during a retreat ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 18, 2019. The retreat ceremony serves as a way to pay respect to the flag and signals the end of the official duty day with the playing of the U.S. national anthem while lowering and folding the flag. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Airmen unload cargo off a C-17 Globemaster III

Airmen assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron unload cargo off a C-17 Globemaster III at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2019. The C-17 is capable of transporting troops and supplies, performing tactical airlift and airdrop missions and transporting ambulatory patients during aeromedical evacuations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Lotz)

Crew chief inspects the engine of a B-52H Stratofortress

Staff Sgt. Stephen Zbinovec, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 96th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, inspects the engine of a U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 18, 2019. Airmen from the 2nd AMXS inspected the B-52 after it landed to ensure there was no damage and to prepare it for the next mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stuart Bright)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon performs a high-speed pass

An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the Pacific Air Forces F-16 Viper Demonstration Team from Misawa Air Base, Japan, performs a high-speed pass during the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2019 at the Seoul Airport, South Korea, Oct. 15, 2019. The Seoul ADEX is the largest, most comprehensive event of its kind in Northeast Asia, attracting aviation and aerospace professionals, key defense personnel, aviation enthusiasts and the general public. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Denise M. Jenson)

Optometry technician examines a patient
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A 23rd Medical Group optometry technician examines a patient Oct. 17, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Optometry technicians perform yearly eye exams to assess Airmen’s vision and look for signs of eye disorders, such as cataracts or glaucoma. The 23rd MDG optometry clinic is responsible for maintaining Airmen’s ability to see and provides eyewear to those with vision impairments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

A C-130J Super Hercules prepares to take off
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A C-130J Super Hercules prepares to take off from a dirt runway during phase three of the 29th Weapons Squadron C-130 Weapons Instructor Course at Red Devil Landing Zone, Fort Carson, Colo., Oct. 17, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Irvin)

Special warfare Airmen fire their M4 carbines during a live-fire exercise
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Special warfare Airmen from the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron fire their M4 carbines during a live-fire exercise near Gowen Field, Idaho, Oct. 17, 2019. The course began with static firing and progressed into scenarios requiring movement and communication amongst the tactical air control party Airmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras)

Airmen step toward the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III
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Members of the 204th and 535th Airlift Squadrons step toward the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III during a flyover sortie over Honolulu, Oct. 19, 2019. The flyover took place during the closure of the U.S. national anthem at a U.S. Air Force Academy and University of Hawaii football game. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

F-35 Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot performs maneuvers
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Capt. Andrew Olson, F-35 Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot and commander, performs maneuvers during the Wings Over Houston Airshow Oct. 20, 2019, in Houston. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Kennedy)

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