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U.S. Air Force airmen and Royal Australian air force airfield defense guards work to eliminate an opposing force as part of a combat scenario during exercise Cope North 15, on Feb. 23, 2015, at the Commando Warrior Pacific Regional Training Center on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
U.S. Air Force airmen and Royal Australian air force airfield defense guards work to eliminate an opposing force as part of a combat scenario during exercise Cope North 15, on Feb. 23, 2015, at the Commando Warrior Pacific Regional Training Center on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. (Jason Robertson/U.S. Air Force)
U.S. Air Force airmen and Royal Australian air force airfield defense guards work to eliminate an opposing force as part of a combat scenario during exercise Cope North 15, on Feb. 23, 2015, at the Commando Warrior Pacific Regional Training Center on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
U.S. Air Force airmen and Royal Australian air force airfield defense guards work to eliminate an opposing force as part of a combat scenario during exercise Cope North 15, on Feb. 23, 2015, at the Commando Warrior Pacific Regional Training Center on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. (Jason Robertson/U.S. Air Force)
U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian air force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 15, on Feb. 17, 2015, off the coast of Guam.
U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian air force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 15, on Feb. 17, 2015, off the coast of Guam. (Jason Robertson/U.S. Air Force)
Members of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band interact with the crowd during the Fasching parade on Feb. 17, 2015, in Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany. The USAFE Band and approximately 1,400 other participants marched in the parade for more than two hours.
Members of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band interact with the crowd during the Fasching parade on Feb. 17, 2015, in Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany. The USAFE Band and approximately 1,400 other participants marched in the parade for more than two hours. (Timothy Moore/U.S. Air Force)
Students of the 364th Training Squadron's electrical systems course practice climbing power poles as part of a familiarization and trust exercise with the safety equipment on Feb. 3, 2015, at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.
Students of the 364th Training Squadron's electrical systems course practice climbing power poles as part of a familiarization and trust exercise with the safety equipment on Feb. 3, 2015, at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. (Danny Webb/U.S. Air Force)
Honor guardsmen practice live-firing party movements on Feb. 9, 2015, at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.
Honor guardsmen practice live-firing party movements on Feb. 9, 2015, at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. (Zachary Hada/U.S. Air Force)
An F-15D Eagle takes off on Feb. 19, 2015, from Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. The F-15 is assigned to the 142nd Fighter Wing.
An F-15D Eagle takes off on Feb. 19, 2015, from Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. The F-15 is assigned to the 142nd Fighter Wing. (John Hughel/U.S. Air National Gu)
Retired Air National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2 Robert Hertel, laughs while under the wing of a P-47 Thunderbolt during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course on Feb. 28, 2015, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Hertel, a 92-year-old World War II veteran, was given the opportunity to visit the aircraft he used to fly.
Retired Air National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2 Robert Hertel, laughs while under the wing of a P-47 Thunderbolt during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course on Feb. 28, 2015, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Hertel, a 92-year-old World War II veteran, was given the opportunity to visit the aircraft he used to fly. (Jensen Stidham/U.S. Air Force)

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