Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier, assigned to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va., speaks to 26 U.S. Air Force recruits entering the Delayed Entry Program Oct. 6, 2019, at Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. Active-duty recruits join the U.S. Air Force through the DEP: an enlistment into the inactive Reserves, with an agreement to report for active duty to attend basic military training at a specified time in the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)