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U.S. Air Force Col. David Fitz-Patrick, a chaplain, provides the closing benediction during the funeral service honoring Col. Francis McGouldrick Jr. at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Dec. 13, 2013. (Defense Department photo)

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U.S. Air Force jets fly over FedEx Field during the NFL's Salute to Service before an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (Associated Press)

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Hot air balloons dot the sky at the start of the 19th Philippine Hot Air Balloon festival Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at Clark Special Economic Zone, a former U.S. Air Force base in Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines. Now on its 19th year, the hot air balloon festival features a total of 32 hot air balloons participating from all over the world. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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In this undated handout file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a MQ-9 Reaper, armed with GBU-12 Paveway II laser guided munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, is piloted by Col. Lex Turner during a combat mission over southern Afghanistan. The Air Force is taking several steps to fill a significant shortfall in drone pilots, laying out plans to increase incentive pay, bring more National Guard and Reserve pilots onto active duty, and seek volunteers to fill needed slots, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said Thursday. (AP Photo/Lt. Col.. Leslie Pratt, US Air Force, File)

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The F135 STOVL propulsion system for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. (U.S. Air Force)

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U.S. Marine Chief Warrant officer Rob Kurzwell from Chicago, second right, helps fellow soldiers pack their supplies on to a bus afer landing of a U.S. Air Force plane on to the tarmac at the airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka Wednesday Jan, 5, 2005. Seventeen U.S. Marines arrived in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Wednesday with two helicopters and an additional staff of 30 U.S. Air Force military communication and technical experts who will serve as the helicopter ground crew. They will take part in the aid, rescue and recovery mission going on in the region in response to last week's devastating tsunami. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel)

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FILE - This Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006 file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows an F-15C Eagle from the 12th Fighter Squadron at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska, flying next to a Russian Tu-95 "Bear" bomber, right, during a Russian exercise which brought the bomber near the west coast of Alaska. Russia’s defense minister says the military will conduct regular long-range bomber patrols, ranging from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force)

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A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft prepares to demonstrate aerial refueling capabilities during an aerial refueling demonstration over Kyrgzystan June 8, 2012. The C-17's primary mission is to transport personnel and cargo into and out of the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

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The C-17 Globemaster III T-1 (U.S. Air Force)

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U.S. Air Force Col. Frank Jones shakes Liz's paw during her retirement ceremony on Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., Tuesday, June 10, 2008. Colonel Jones is the 437th Mission Support Group commander. Liz is a military working dog who has served in the 437th Security Forces Squadron for 10 years. She has been on a multitude of temporary duty assignments to locations such as Greece, Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Liz also went on seven different Secret Service and Department of State missions to protect President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicholas Pilch)(released)

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U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, looks on during a NATO conference in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Wednesday Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Grigoris Siamidis) ** FILE **

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In this Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a formation of U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornets supporting operations against the militant Islamic State group, leaves after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Shawn Nickel)

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AP10ThingsToSee - In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations in Syria. The F-22s, making their combat debut, were part of a strike package that was engaging Islamic State group targets in Syria. Washington and its Arab allies opened the air assault against the extremist group on Sept. 23, striking military facilities, training camps, heavy weapons and oil installations. The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Russ Scalf )

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In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations in Syria. The F-22s, making their combat debut, were part of a strike package that was engaging Islamic State group targets in Syria. Washington and its Arab allies opened the air assault against the extremist group on Sept. 23, striking military facilities, training camps, heavy weapons and oil installations. The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Russ Scalf )

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In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations in Syria. The F-22s, making their combat debut, were part of a strike package that was engaging Islamic State group targets in Syria. Washington and its Arab allies opened the air assault against the extremist group on Sept. 23, striking military facilities, training camps, heavy weapons and oil installations. The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Russ Scalf )

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In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations in Syria. The F-22s, making their combat debut, were part of a strike package that was engaging Islamic State group targets in Syria. Washington and its Arab allies opened the air assault against the extremist group on Sept. 23, striking military facilities, training camps, heavy weapons and oil installations. The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Russ Scalf )

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Airmen repeat the oath of enlistment at the Air Force Basic Training graduation ceremony, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas (U.S. Air Force, Staff Sgt Vernon Young Jr.)