Summer Maro, a U.S. Navy veteran and volunteer with American Veterans Archaeological Recovery group, separates dirt and clay while trying to recover the remains of aircrew members from a World War II era B-24 Liberator crash site at Park Farm, Arundel, England, July 8, 2021. AVAR is conducting the dig in conjunction with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency in an effort to recover those still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Koby I. Saunders)
Members from the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, work with German first responders and community members to lay sandbags in the town of Binsfeld, Germany, July 14, 2021. The 52 CES was able to fill and deliver around 1,800 sandbags to help protect homes and businesses in the communities of Binsfeld and Neiderkail after heavy rainfall caused severe flooding in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Warren Spearman)
Senior Airman Brooke Parks, 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief, marshalls in a U.S. Air Force F-16 during Bulgarian air force-led exercise Thracian Star 21 at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, July 9, 2021. Thracian Star 21 provides an opportunity for the 555th Fighter Squadron to build interoperability, share tactics and test the squadron’s ability to rapidly forward deploy, sustain operations, and work in coordination with our partners and allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Moeder)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brianna N. Creveling, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing Chaplain Corps religious affairs non-commissioned officer in charge, donates supplies to members from the Nigerien Armed Forces at Nigerien Air Base 201, Agadez, July 8, 2021. The initiative of the chaplain team demonstrated their commitment to strengthening partnerships with the host nation military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jan K. Valle)
Two U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron taxis on the flightline during Thracian Star 21 at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, July 20, 2021. Eight F-16s assigned to the 555th FS participated in Thracian Star 21, a Bulgarian air force-led exercise aiming to enhance interoperability and the ability to rapidly deploy to remote locations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Moeder)
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. answers an Airman’s question during an All Call at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 15, 2021. Brown took time to talk with Ramstein Airmen during an installation visit as part of a trip to multiple locations in Europe. He stressed the importance of accelerating change within the force and empowering Airmen at every level. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

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