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(U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airmen from the 81st Training Group march during the 81st TRG change of command ceremony on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, July 1, 2019. U.S. Air Force Col. Chance Geray, incoming 81st TRG commander, assumed command from Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., outgoing 81st TRG commander.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

A U-2 Dragon Lady pilot prepares for a sortie at Beale Air Force Base, California, June 26, 2019. The U-2 is a single-seat, single-engine, high-altitude reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft that routinely flies eight- to 11-hour missions.

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Fireworks explode behind a C-130J Super Hercules during Celebrate America at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 3, 2019. Celebrate America is an annual event that provides military members and their families the opportunity to enjoy games, food and bands before culminating in a fireworks display over the Yokota airfield to celebrate Independence Day.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Keifer Bowes)

An F-35A Lightning II conducts aerial refueling with a KC-10 Extender from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, June 20, 2019 within U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility. The fifth-generation fighter aircraft provides the pilot with comprehensive situational awareness in a sphere around the aircraft for missile and aircraft warnings, day and night vision, extended range detection and precision targeting against air and ground threats, granting the U.S. Air Force and its allies’ air superiority.


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