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Airmen from 436th Aerial Port Squadron secure pallets on a cargo loader after unloading a Polish air force C-130E Hercules Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales mission. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Airmen from 436th Aerial Port Squadron secure pallets on a cargo loader after unloading a Polish air force C-130E Hercules Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales mission. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

As part of a foreign military sales mission, a Polish air force C-130E Hercules taxis to a parking spot after landing to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

As part of a foreign military sales mission, a Polish air force C-130E Hercules taxis to a parking spot after landing to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

As part of a foreign military sales mission, a Polish air force C-130E Hercules taxis to a parking spot after landing to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

As part of a foreign military sales mission, a Polish air force C-130E Hercules taxis to a parking spot after landing to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

As part of a foreign military sales mission, a Polish air force C-130E Hercules taxis to a parking spot after landing to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

As part of a foreign military sales mission, a Polish air force C-130E Hercules taxis to a parking spot after landing to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

As part of a foreign military sales mission, a Polish air force C-130E Hercules taxis to a parking spot after landing to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

As part of a foreign military sales mission, a Polish air force C-130E Hercules taxis to a parking spot after landing to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Cargo on a Polish air force C-130E Hercules sits ready to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales mission. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Cargo on a Polish air force C-130E Hercules sits ready to be unloaded by Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales mission. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

An Airmen from 436th Aerial Port Squadron loads a pallet onto a cargo loader from a Polish air force C-130E Hercules Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales mission. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

An Airmen from 436th Aerial Port Squadron loads a pallet onto a cargo loader from a Polish air force C-130E Hercules Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales mission. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Airmen from 436th Aerial Port Squadron secure pallets on a cargo loader after unloading a Polish air force C-130E Hercules Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales project. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Airmen from 436th Aerial Port Squadron secure pallets on a cargo loader after unloading a Polish air force C-130E Hercules Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales project. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

A Polish air force C-130E Hercules is parked on the flight line after delivering cargo Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales mission. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

A Polish air force C-130E Hercules is parked on the flight line after delivering cargo Dec. 17, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as part of a foreign military sales mission. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Wall, 436th Maintenance Group deputy commander greets Polish air force Col. Pawel Marzeda, deputy defense and air attache, and Polish air force Lt. Col. Karol Budniak, deputy defense and military attache, Dec. 18, 2020,  at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Wall, 436th Maintenance Group deputy commander greets Polish air force Col. Pawel Marzeda, deputy defense and air attache, and Polish air force Lt. Col. Karol Budniak, deputy defense and military attache, Dec. 18, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, with which the U.S. partners closely on NATO capabilities, counterterrorism, nonproliferation, missile defense and regional cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Wall, 436th Maintenance Group deputy commander greets Polish air force Lt. Col. Karol Budniak, deputy defense and military attache, and Polish air force Col. Pawel Marzeda, deputy defense and air attache,  Dec. 18, 2020,  at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Wall, 436th Maintenance Group deputy commander greets Polish air force Lt. Col. Karol Budniak, deputy defense and military attache, and Polish air force Col. Pawel Marzeda, deputy defense and air attache, Dec. 18, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The United States and Poland have enjoyed warm bilateral relations since 1989. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and both the U.S. and Poland remain committed to the regional security and prosperity of Europe. Due to its strategic location, Dover AFB supports approximately $3.5 billion worth of foreign military sales annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

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