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Team Dover celebrates Air Force’s 74th birthday

Senior Airman Chanelle Cabanayan, 436th Aerial Port Squadron administrative journeyman and retired Col. James Weber cut the Air Force’s 74th birthday cake at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Sept. 18, 2021. Traditionally, the youngest and oldest Airmen at the Air Force Ball cut the cake to celebrate the Air Force birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Schaefer)

Senior Airman Chanelle Cabanayan, 436th Aerial Port Squadron administrative journeyman and retired Col. James Weber cut the Air Force’s 74th birthday cake at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Sept. 18, 2021. Traditionally, the youngest and oldest Airmen at the Air Force Ball cut the cake to celebrate the Air Force birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Schaefer)

Col. Matt Husemann, 436th Airlift Wing commander, speaks during the 2021 Air Force Ball at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Sept. 18, 2021. The Air Force Ball is an annual event held to celebrate the Air Force’s birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Schaefer)

Col. Matt Husemann, 436th Airlift Wing commander, speaks during the 2021 Air Force Ball at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Sept. 18, 2021. The Air Force Ball is an annual event held to celebrate the Air Force’s birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Schaefer)

Col. Shanon Anderson, 436th Airlift Wing vice commander, speaks with Craig Lindstrom, 436th AW director of staff, during the 2021 Air Force Ball at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Sept. 18, 2021. The Air Force Ball is an annual event held to celebrate the Air Force’s birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Schaefer)

Col. Shanon Anderson, 436th Airlift Wing vice commander, speaks with Craig Lindstrom, 436th AW director of staff, during the 2021 Air Force Ball at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Sept. 18, 2021. The Air Force Ball is an annual event held to celebrate the Air Force’s birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Schaefer)

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