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A C-17 Globemaster III is prepared for a local training flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd Airlift Squadron operates the C-17 to provide global reach with unique, outsized and oversized airlift capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

A C-17 Globemaster III is prepared for a local training flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd Airlift Squadron operates the C-17 to provide global reach with unique, outsized and oversized airlift capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

First Lt. Forrest Doss, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, prepares a C-17 Globemaster III for a local training flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

First Lt. Forrest Doss, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, prepares a C-17 Globemaster III for a local training flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Maj. James Johnson, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, briefs 3rd AS aircrew members before a local training flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Maj. James Johnson, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, briefs 3rd AS aircrew members before a local training flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Maj. James Johnson, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, prepares a C-17 Globemaster III for an aerial refueling from a 171st Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the  Pennsylvania Air National Guard, over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Maj. James Johnson, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, prepares a C-17 Globemaster III for an aerial refueling from a 171st Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

From the left, Maj. James Johnson and Capt. Stephen Tice, both 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, prepare a C-17 Globemaster III for an aerial refueling from a 171st Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, during a local training flight over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

From the left, Maj. James Johnson and Capt. Stephen Tice, both 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, prepare a C-17 Globemaster III for an aerial refueling from a 171st Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, during a local training flight over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

From the left, Capt. Stephen Tice and 1st Lt. Forrest Doss, both 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, fly a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight while Maj. James Johnson, 3rd AS pilot, reviews and discusses a flight plan map over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

From the left, Capt. Stephen Tice and 1st Lt. Forrest Doss, both 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, fly a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight while Maj. James Johnson, 3rd AS pilot, reviews and discusses a flight plan map over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Maj. James Johnson, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, looks out the window from the flight deck of a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Virginia, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Maj. James Johnson, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, looks out the window from the flight deck of a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Virginia, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

From the left, Capt. Stephen Tice and 1st Lt. Forrest Doss, both 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, fly a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Virginia, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

From the left, Capt. Stephen Tice and 1st Lt. Forrest Doss, both 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, fly a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Virginia, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

From the left, Maj. James Johnson and 1st Lt. Forrest Doss, both 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, fly a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

From the left, Maj. James Johnson and 1st Lt. Forrest Doss, both 3rd Airlift Squadron pilots, fly a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

First Lt. Forrest Doss, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, reviews and discusses a flight plan while on a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)
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First Lt. Forrest Doss, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, reviews and discusses a flight plan while on a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Capt. Stephen Tice, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, flies a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)
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Capt. Stephen Tice, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, flies a C-17 Globemaster III during a local training flight over Ohio, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Staff Sgt. Jorge Arriaga, 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, unplugs a power cart from a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 736th AMXS maintains the C-17 fleet at Dover AFB to provide global reach with unique, outsized and oversized airlift capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)
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Staff Sgt. Jorge Arriaga, 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, unplugs a power cart from a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 736th AMXS maintains the C-17 fleet at Dover AFB to provide global reach with unique, outsized and oversized airlift capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Staff Sgt. Tracey Kolb, 3rd Airlift Squadron loadmaster, tests an oxygen mask on a C-17 Globemaster III before a local training flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)
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Staff Sgt. Tracey Kolb, 3rd Airlift Squadron loadmaster, tests an oxygen mask on a C-17 Globemaster III before a local training flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Capt. Steven Jayme, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, completes a preflight check on a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)
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Capt. Steven Jayme, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, completes a preflight check on a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 22, 2021. The 3rd AS trains to support global engagement through direct delivery of critical theater assets and to ensure combat readiness of Air Mobility Command C-17 aircrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

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