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February 7, 2014

Creech Air Force Base: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. P.H.

Members of the 799th Security Forces Squadron and local law enforcement officials discuss lessons learned during a protest March 29, 2013. Military and civilian law enforcement agencies partnered together to help ensure the safety of Airmen while also protecting the First Amendment rights of U.S. citizens.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. N.B.

Staff Sgt. Jesse Harris, a military working dog handler deployed to the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron, plays with his dog as they wait for a training exercise to begin at the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., Feb. 6, 2013. Military working dogs and their handlers attend specific training at Silver Flag Alpha outside Las Vegas prior to deploying overseas in support of contingency operations. Harris is deployed from the 412th Security Forces Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. N.B.

432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen participate in a dodgeball tournament as part of the Comprehensive Airmen Fitness Day Aug. 9, 2013. A total of 13 teams participated in the day’s event to strengthen understanding and application of CAF through interactive training and team-building activities.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. N.B.

Capt. Ben, right, Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilot, and Senior Airman Travis, RPA sensor operator, fly an MQ-1 Predator while surpassing the Air Force RPA enterprise’s two million flying hour milestone Oct. 22, 2013. The wing reached its first 1 million hours in April 2011. The 2 million hour mark was achieved 32 months later, culminating in more than 215,000 total missions completed. Nearly 94 percent of all missions flown in support of major combat operations have been possible due in large part to total force integration efforts and an expansion of combat air patrols.




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