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Researchers analyze Moody mission, improve Air Force

1st Lt. Laney Schol, right, 74th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, instructs Gavin Harnett, RAND associate physical scientist, as he flies in an A-10 simulator, Aug. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

1st Lt. Laney Schol, right, 74th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, instructs Gavin Harnett, RAND associate physical scientist, as he flies in an A-10 simulator, Aug. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Capt. Bobby Theologis, 23d Wing executive officer, tours Moody’s George W. Bush Air Park with analysts from the RAND Corporation during a visit, Aug. 7, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Capt. Bobby Theologis, 23d Wing executive officer, tours Moody’s George W. Bush Air Park with analysts from the RAND Corporation during a visit, Aug. 7, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Capt. Bobby Theologis, 23d Wing executive officer, briefs Moody’s mission capabilities to analysts from the RAND Corporation during a visit, Aug. 7, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Capt. Bobby Theologis, 23d Wing executive officer, briefs Moody’s mission capabilities to analysts from the RAND Corporation during a visit, Aug. 7, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

John Drew, RAND Corporation senior defense analyst, stands in front of an HH-60G Pave Hawk during a visit, Aug. 7, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

John Drew, RAND Corporation senior defense analyst, stands in front of an HH-60G Pave Hawk during a visit, Aug. 7, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Justin Demarco, center, 23d Wing vice commander, talks to analysts from the RAND Corporation during a visit, Aug. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Justin Demarco, center, 23d Wing vice commander, talks to analysts from the RAND Corporation during a visit, Aug. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Master Sgt. Jason Butts, right, 23d Maintenance Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II phase section chief, explains the functions of an A-10 to Colby Steiner, RAND Corporation associate physical scientist, during a visit, Aug. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Master Sgt. Jason Butts, right, 23d Maintenance Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II phase section chief, explains the functions of an A-10 to Colby Steiner, RAND Corporation associate physical scientist, during a visit, Aug. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Staff Sgt. Brian Crews, left, 23d Maintenance Squadron alternate munitions equipment element supervisor, shows the functions of a mount rack for analysts from the RAND Corporation during a visit, Aug. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Staff Sgt. Brian Crews, left, 23d Maintenance Squadron alternate munitions equipment element supervisor, shows the functions of a mount rack for analysts from the RAND Corporation during a visit, Aug. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. RAND integrated with Moody’s rescue, flying and maintenance professionals to examine firsthand Air Force operations. This familiarization helps RAND develop their analysis to ultimately present policy recommendations to Air Force decision makers. Since 1948, RAND has performed analysis for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

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