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Take a glimpse into the daily life of the men & women of the United States Air Force. These photos are truly incredible, and we are thankful for all who serve in the USAF!

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The Thunderbirds perform a flyover during the national anthem at the Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minn. The Thunderbirds are the Air Force’s precision flying demonstration team that flies red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons

(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Stan Parker/Released)

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Air Bridge for Missions in Iraq

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A U.S. fighter jet refuels from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker over the Central Command area of responsibility.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Released)

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Aircrew ready for Red Flag-Alaska

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Aircrew members from the 36th Airlift Squadron walk to their aircraft on the first day of Red Flag-Alaska at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad C. Strohmeyer/Released)

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Airdrop Training

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Members of the 58th Airlift Squadron release unilateral airdrop training loads from a C-17 Globemaster III during an airdrop training mission at the Sooner Drop Zone near Hollis, Okla. The 97th Aerial Operations Flight prepares airdrop cargo pallets and loads them onto the C-17s. Their mission provides C-17 aircrews with realistic training scenarios, which consist of on and off loading general cargo and vehicles as well as aerial delivery materials for airdrop training.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Lopez/Released)

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A maintainer with the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron inspects 30 millimeter ammo rounds at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Munition systems specialists receive, identify, inspect and store guided and unguided nonnuclear munitions.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eboni Reece/Released)

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Blast Off!

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A Delta IV rocket successfully launches the Global Positioning System IIF-5 satellite from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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Honing Breaching and Clearing Skills

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Pararescueman breach a door and prepare to clear a room during a mission rehearsal at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The event allowed the airmen from the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron to hone their breaching, clearing, patient care and egress skills. Air Force rescue forces conduct combat search, rescue and personnel recovery operations.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Brandon Lingle/Released)

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Bringing the Thunder

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A B-2 Spirit bomber taxis on a flightline during Exercise Global Thunder 15. The B-2 is one of the key aircraft used to support U.S. Strategic Command’s global strike and bomber assurance and deterrence missions. Its stealth capabilities provide U.S. decision makers the capability to deter strategic attacks and, if necessary, penetrate the most secure defense systems to rapidly deliver its payload.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester/Released)

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CBRN Defense Techniques

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Members of the 89th Airlift Squadron train on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense techniques while preparing for a training flight at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Climbing to Safety

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An Airman climbs a rope ladder into an MH-47 Chinook helicopter during helocast alternate insertion and extraction training on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Airman with the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron’s Red Team teamed up with Soldiers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment for the training. The daytime training allowed five Airmen to climb a rope ladder and three Airmen to be hoisted back into the MH-47.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Russ Jackson/Released

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Go, Go, Go! Air Commandos Jump at 10,000 Ft.

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Special tactics Airmen from the 24th Special Operations Wing jump out of an MC-130H Talon II at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The Airmen were from various special tactics career fields, including special operations weathermen, combat controllers, pararescuemen and tactical air control parties. The 24th SOW’s mission is to provide Special Tactics forces for rapid global employment to enable air power success.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Callaway/Released)

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Crew Chief Scans the Skies

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A 459th Airlift Squadron UH-1N Huey helicopter crew chief  scans the area for potential obstacles during a training mission near Yokota Air Base, Japan.

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Downed Pilot Exercise 

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A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk from the 31st Rescue Squadron participates in a “downed pilot” exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 31st RQS uses various fixed- and rotary-wing insertion and extraction assets providing combat and humanitarian search, rescue and medical assistance in all environments.

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24-Ship Elephant Walk 

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Eleven C-130H Hercules’ and 13 C-130J Super Hercules’ prepare to take off from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas in support of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Joint Forcible Entry Exercise 14B. The C-130H models are from various Air National Guard units and the C-130J models are from the 317th Airlift Group at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. In addition to the C-130s, the JFEX included approximately 20 C-17 Globemaster IIIs and various other aircraft.

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Eyes on the Ground

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TACP journeymen with the 25th Air Support Operations Squadron observe an F-15E Strike Eagle during a tactical air control party evaluation at Ahi Observation Point, Hawaii.

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F-16C Fighting Falcon

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An F-16 pilot with the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing readies his F-16C Fighting Falcon for flight prior to a training mission at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J.

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An F-22 Raptor performs aerial maneuvers in support of the Arctic Thunder Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Arctic Thunder, a biennial event, features more than 40 Air Force, Army and civilian aerial acts and hosts a crowd of more than 200,000 people. It is the largest two-day event in the state and one of the premier aerial demonstrations in the world. The Raptor is assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron, 3rd Operations Group, 3rd Wing at Elmendorf.

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Firefighters with the Peterson Air Force Base Fire Department conduct live training with the Cimarron Hills Fire Department at a special training facility on Peterson AFB, Colo. All firefighters in attendance practiced specialized tactics against a real fire. The all-steel training structure is fueled by a massive propane tank that was designed to resemble a C-130 Hercules airframe. It provides firefighters with a realistic scenario to train with and maintain skills.

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Capt. Philip Gunn participates in a flyover during the internment ceremony of Brig. Gen. Robinson Risner at Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Risner was the Air Force’s 20th ace and survived more than seven years of captivity as a prisoner during the Vietnam War. Gunn is a 336th Fighter Squadron weapons system officer assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.

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Joint Terminal Air Controllers await extraction with Sgt. 1st Class Steven Sparks from 2nd platoon, Charlie Troop, Team 2-2, 1st Battalion, 126th Cavalry Regiment, Michigan National Guard on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the Illinois Army National Guard, during Operation Northern Strike 2014. Both Airmen are Joint Terminal Air Controllers from the 148th Air Support Operations Squadron, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa. Operation Northern Strike 2014 is a joint multinational combined arms training exercise conducted in Michigan.

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An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fastens his breathing mask to his helmet during a flying training deployment at Souda Bay, Greece. The aircraft conducted the training as part of bilateral deployment between the Greek and U.S. air forces to develop interoperability and cohesion between the two NATO partners.

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Senior Master Sgt. Walt Markwas, 91st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, focuses on controlling the boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker to refuel a C-17 Globemaster during a pilot training mission off the coast of North Carolina. The C-17 crew was accomplishing refuel contact qualifications.

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First Lt. Meaghan Cosand, C-5B Galaxy pilot with the 312th Airlift Squadron, starts engines in preparation for takeoff from Kadena Air Base, Japan. Cosand was flying a mobility channel mission, moving high-priority cargo and passengers among air bases in the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility.

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The United States Air Force Honor Guard promoted the Air Force mission by showcasing drill performances during the 2014 Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

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A Senior Airman screams as he leaps over a mud pit in an effort to avoid being submerged in muddy water during the 19th annual Military Appreciation Picnic and Arctic Warrior Olympics on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

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A B-2 Spirit approaches the refueling boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker, April 2, 2014, over New Jersey. Air Force ROTC cadets observed the refueling as part of an orientation flight program. The KC-135 is assigned to the 108th Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard. The B-2 is assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

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An Air Force Reserve aircrew flying a C-130 Hercules performs aerial spraying over Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The C-130 Hercules and crew sprayed for mosquitoes on JB Charleston. The 910th AW is home to the only full-time, fixed-wing aerial spray unit within the Department of Defense.

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Capts. Andrew Glowa, left, and William Piepenbring launch flares from two A-10C Thunderbolt IIs over southern Georgia. Both pilots are with the 74th Fighter Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga.

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F-15 Eagles fly over the wildland fires in Southern Oregon following a routine training mission. Oregon Air National Guard’s 173rd Fighter Wing is home to a premier F-15C schoolhouse for the Air Force.

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Members of the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron gathered for a group photo in front of a Douglas C-47 Skytrain, designated Whiskey 7, on RAF Cottesmore, England in 1944. The 37th Airlift Squadron recreated the historical photo to honor their squadron’s origin.

(Photo U.S. Air Force)

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