U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dalton Hensley, 52nd Security Forces Squadron small unmanned aerial system program manager, left, launches an RQ-11B while Staff Sgt. Briana Aston, 52nd SFS base defense operations controller, center right, and Airman 1st Class Caley Cozens, 52nd SFS member, right, prepare to operate the SUAS at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 10, 2020. The 52nd SFS is home to the only U.S. Air Forces in Europe Raven 11B training program with a mission to sustain operator qualifications in support of USAFE and U.S. Africa Command missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Preston Cherry)
Lee Joyce, 423rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, is awarded the Fire Department’s Life Saving Medal at RAF Alconbury, England, June 16, 2020, for saving his daughter’s life. Lee utilized his firefighter training to assist his four-year-old daughter when she was chocking on a chocolate egg May 16, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Zima)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jubal Johnson, 86th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems craftsman, left, and Senior Airman Colby Moore, 86th MXS aircraft fuel systems journeyman, work on a C-130H Hercules ground trainer aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 15, 2020. After extracting fuel tanks from the aircraft, several maintenance sections will be able to repurpose them for training, including aircraft fuel systems repair, sheet metals, metals technicians, and non-destructive inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)
U.S. Army Col. Brian Dunmire, U.S. Africa Command Directorate for Intelligence at RAF Molesworth multi-service commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Dan Spencer, USAFRICOM J2-M senior enlisted leader, present coins of excellence to 423rd Medical Squadron personnel at RAF Alconbury, England, June 11, 2020. Dunmire and Spencer launched “AFRICOM Aces,” a new initiative to recognize mission partner personnel and the off-base community, who go above and beyond in performance of their job. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Zima)
A B-2 Spirit assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, departs after refueling with a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing at RAF Mildenhall, England, June 18, 2020. The aerial refueling was conducted as part of a strategic bomber mission north of the Arctic Circle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron)
A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter assigned to the 56th Rescue Squadron comes in for a landing during an exercise at Rivolto Air Base, Italy, June 11, 2020. The 56th RQS provides a rapidly-deployable, worldwide combat rescue and reaction force response utilizing HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas S. Keisler IV)

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