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F-35A Lightning II performs the "dedication pass" maneuver

Capt. Kristin Wolfe, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot, performs the "dedication pass" maneuver during practice at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 16, 2020. The maneuver is intended to provide an aerial salute to service members past and present. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kip Sumner)

SECAF speaks with 509th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department members

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett speaks with 509th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department members during a visit to Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 11, 2020. Barrett spoke with base leaders, first responders and maintenance personnel across the installation to better understand Whiteman AFB’s mission in maintaining global support and combat readiness during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dylan Nuckolls)

Airmen tow a C-17 Globemaster III into the new two-bay hangar

Airmen assigned to the 911th Maintenance Group tow a C-17 Globemaster III into the new two-bay hangar at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., June 4, 2020. The aircraft was the first to enter the new hangar, which will allow Airmen to safely perform maintenance on the C-17 in a controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua J. Seybert)

A KC-135 Stratotanker in-air refueling specialist conducts pre-mission operations checks

A KC-135 Stratotanker in-air refueling specialist with the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron conducts pre-mission operations checks at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, May 21, 2020. The 28th EARS, deployed with U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is responsible for delivering fuel to U.S. and coalition forces providing air power, deterrence and stability to the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts)

Air transportation specialists direct and load medical supplies onto a C-17 Globemaster III

Tech. Sgt. Heather Boutin and Senior Airman Megan Lenling, 133rd Airlift Wing’s Air Transportation Function air transportation specialists, direct and load medical supplies onto a C-17 Globemaster III during a Denton Humanitarian Assistance Program mission, June 13, 2020, at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Joint Air Reserve Station, Minn. The cargo was destined for people with disabilities in Danli, Honduras. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bristol L. Evasco)

A C-130J Super Hercules approaches the runway

A C-130J Super Hercules approaches the runway at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 4, 2020. All inbound and outbound aircraft maintain communications with Yokota AB's air traffic controllers, ensuring a safe operating environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Rescue Squadron loadmaster hugs his daughter upon returning from a deployment

Master Sgt. Michael Guerra, 71st Rescue Squadron loadmaster, hugs his daughter, Cassie, June 11, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., upon returning from a deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. The 71st RQS provides deployable personnel recovery forces to theater commanders for contingency and crisis-response operations worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

An F-15E Strike Eagle approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker with the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, June 12, 2020. The 28th EARS, deployed with U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is responsible for delivering fuel to U.S. and coalition forces providing air power, deterrence and stability to the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Cribelar)

Aircrew flight equipment technician, inspects a harness

Senior Airman Melvin Wells, 57th Weapons Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, inspects a harness at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 3, 2020. AFE technicians assigned to the WPSS repair flight and aircrew equipment for 18 different aircraft used by the school. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon off
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An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing takes off from Toledo Air National Guard Base, Ohio, for a nighttime-training mission June 16, 2020. The 180th FW’s mission is to provide effective combat power and defense to support civil authorities, while developing Airmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker)

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