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    ** FILE ** In this image released by the U.S. Air Force, a Malmstrom Air Force Base missile maintenance team removes the upper section of an ICBM at a Montana missile site. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, John Parie)


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    A U.S. Air Force pilot (left), with an Afghan pilot (right) and flight engineer, prepare for takeoff on a training mission in an Mi-17 helicopter from the Kandahar Air Field to practice flying close air-support missions to assist Afghan ground forces. (Kristina Wong/The Washington Times)


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    In this Wednesday, May 1, 2013 photo released by the U.S. Air Force, the X-51A Waverider, carried under the wing of a B-52H Stratofortress bomber, prepares to launch for its fourth and final flight over the Pacific Ocean. The X-51A, an experimental, unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force, went hypersonic during a test off the Southern California coast, traveling at more than 3,000 mph, the Air Force said Friday. (Associated Press)


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    In this Wednesday, May 1, 2013 photo released by the U.S. Air Force, the X-51A Waverider, carried under the wing of a B-52H Stratofortress bomber, prepares to launch for its fourth and final flight over the Pacific Ocean. The X-51A, an experimental, unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force, went hypersonic during a test off the Southern California coast, traveling at more than 3,000 mph, the Air Force said Friday. (Associated Press)


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    U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician Staff Sgt. Salvatore DiGiacomo from the 514th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ., Demonstrates the EOD 9 bomb suit and helmet ensemble operational equipment on August 21, 2012 during Air Force Week in New York City, New York. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeremy T. Lock)


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    Son, USAF Lt. Col. (retired) Robert Lock and his wife Chris comfort his mother Mary as she takes her last couple of breaths in life on October 22, 2012 as she passes at a nursing facility in Gloversville, New York. Mary was 87 and placed in a nursing facility when she broke her femur over a year ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeremy T. Lock)


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    U.S. Air Force Maj. Craig Minor sits down for a family meal at his house with his 22-year-old son, Mitchell in downtown Cedarville Ohio. Mitchell was infected with cytomegalovirus, a virus that causes enlargement of epithelial cells that results in serious disorders in newborns, he has the development of a 1-year-old. He canít talk, walk, or move on his own, but he communicates his pleasure at seeing his father with his eyes and smile. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeremy T. Lock)


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    u.s. air force photograph Female fighter pilots from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing flew in combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from a forward-deployed base in the Middle East. The Air Force now has 85 female pilots, or 2 percent of the total.


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    The first female Air Force pilot to fly in combat, Lt. Col. Martha McSally, stands by her A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft at Bagram Air Force Base, Afghanistan, in 2006. Now retired, she is offering advice to women’s advocates and the Pentagon on how best to integrate women into the previously all-male world of ground combat. (U.S. Air Force)


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