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A headset hangs from an Airman’s reflective belt, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

A headset hangs from an Airman’s reflective belt, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Commandant Micka, a French exchange pilot and assistant director of operations for Moody’s 41st Rescue Squadron, performs a preflight systems check prior to flying an HH-60G Pave Hawk, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Commandant Micka, a French exchange pilot and assistant director of operations for Moody’s 41st Rescue Squadron, performs a preflight systems check prior to flying an HH-60G Pave Hawk, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

A pilot from the 41st Rescue Squadron buckles himself in prior to flying an HH-60G Pave Hawk, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

A pilot from the 41st Rescue Squadron buckles himself in prior to flying an HH-60G Pave Hawk, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Senior Airman Derek Fischer, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintenance specialist, checks a technical order while performing a preflight systems check, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Senior Airman Derek Fischer, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintenance specialist, checks a technical order while performing a preflight systems check, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Senior Airman Ethan Aarness, 41st Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, watches a preflight inspection before a HH-60G Pave Hawk launch May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Senior Airman Ethan Aarness, 41st Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, watches a preflight inspection before a HH-60G Pave Hawk launch May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Airman 1st Class Brendan Alicea, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, detaches a cord from an HH-60G Pave Hawk prior to flight, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Airman 1st Class Brendan Alicea, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, detaches a cord from an HH-60G Pave Hawk prior to flight, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Airman 1st Class Joshua Costello, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, watches the propellers of an HH-60G Pave Hawk rotate prior to launching the aircraft, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

Airman 1st Class Joshua Costello, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, watches the propellers of an HH-60G Pave Hawk rotate prior to launching the aircraft, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

A special missions aviator from the 41st Rescue Squadron looks out the window of an HH-60G Pave Hawk while taxing on the flightline, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

A special missions aviator from the 41st Rescue Squadron looks out the window of an HH-60G Pave Hawk while taxing on the flightline, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

A special missions aviator from the 41st Rescue Squadron performs a systems check prior to flying in an HH-60G Pave Hawk, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

A special missions aviator from the 41st Rescue Squadron performs a systems check prior to flying in an HH-60G Pave Hawk, May 17, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen conduct routine training missions in the airspace surrounding Moody to remain current on their tactics and procedures. While helping pilots remain proficient, training also gives crew chiefs and maintainers the opportunity to remain proficient at launching and maintaining the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)

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