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Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Del., performs a visual inspection on a Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III during thick fog prior to the aircraft’s launch, March 17, 2016. Experienced reservists from the 512th Airlift Wing frequently train active-duty Airmen in various career field tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Del., performs a visual inspection on a Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III during thick fog prior to the aircraft’s launch, March 17, 2016. Experienced reservists from the 512th Airlift Wing frequently train active-duty Airmen in various career field tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

A Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III aircraft sits on the foggy runway waiting for the weather to clear before the mission launch at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The East Coast base is home to 13 C-17s, which provide rapid global mobility and global engagement. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

A Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III aircraft sits on the foggy runway waiting for the weather to clear before the mission launch at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The East Coast base is home to 13 C-17s, which provide rapid global mobility and global engagement. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christine King (left), 512th Airlift Wing, explains to Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, the procedures to marshalling an aircraft safely between other aircraft. As a dedicated crew chief, King frequently trains reserve and active-duty Airmen on C-17 maintenance and procedures, including aircraft marshalling. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christine King (left), 512th Airlift Wing, explains to Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, the procedures to marshalling an aircraft safely between other aircraft. As a dedicated crew chief, King frequently trains reserve and active-duty Airmen on C-17 maintenance and procedures, including aircraft marshalling. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christine King (right), 512th Airlift Wing, shows Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, the different signaling procedures to safely marshal a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. King regularly trains younger and less experienced active-duty and reserve Airmen in the C-17 maintenance career field. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christine King (right), 512th Airlift Wing, shows Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, the different signaling procedures to safely marshal a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. King regularly trains younger and less experienced active-duty and reserve Airmen in the C-17 maintenance career field. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

On a foggy flightline, Tech. Sgt. Christine King (right), 512th Airlift Wing, and Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, walk to the rear of a Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III to train on aircraft marshalling procedures on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Experienced reservists from the 512th Airlift Wing frequently train active-duty Airmen in various career field tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

On a foggy flightline, Tech. Sgt. Christine King (right), 512th Airlift Wing, and Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, walk to the rear of a Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III to train on aircraft marshalling procedures on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Experienced reservists from the 512th Airlift Wing frequently train active-duty Airmen in various career field tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christine King (middle), 512th Airlift Wing, helps active-duty Airmen push an aircraft generator out of the way in foggy conditions prior to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft launch on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active-duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in maintenance and other career fields, fostering Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christine King (middle), 512th Airlift Wing, helps active-duty Airmen push an aircraft generator out of the way in foggy conditions prior to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft launch on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active-duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in maintenance and other career fields, fostering Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Amidst thick fog, Tech. Sgt. Christine King, 512th Airlift Wing, pulls the wheel chalk away from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft prior to launching the mission from Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. As a dedicated crew chief, King frequently trains reserve and active-duty Airmen on C-17 maintenance and procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Amidst thick fog, Tech. Sgt. Christine King, 512th Airlift Wing, pulls the wheel chalk away from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft prior to launching the mission from Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. As a dedicated crew chief, King frequently trains reserve and active-duty Airmen on C-17 maintenance and procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christing King, 512th Airlift Wing, walks through the fog away from her C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to get additional equipment needed to marshal the aircraft to the flightline on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. King is a dedicated crew chief assigned to this specific aircraft and is knowledgeable in all maintenance areas of the jet. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christing King, 512th Airlift Wing, walks through the fog away from her C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to get additional equipment needed to marshal the aircraft to the flightline on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. King is a dedicated crew chief assigned to this specific aircraft and is knowledgeable in all maintenance areas of the jet. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christine King (right), 512th Airlift Wing, explains to Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, on safely marshalling a C-17 Globemaster III on the Dover Air Force Base, Del., flightline March 17, 2016. King frequently train young active duty Airmen and reservists who may need training in certain career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Tech. Sgt. Christine King (right), 512th Airlift Wing, explains to Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, on safely marshalling a C-17 Globemaster III on the Dover Air Force Base, Del., flightline March 17, 2016. King frequently train young active duty Airmen and reservists who may need training in certain career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

Team Dover maintenance personnel watch as a C-17 Globemaster III takes off from Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in the maintenance and other career fields, promoting Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)
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Team Dover maintenance personnel watch as a C-17 Globemaster III takes off from Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in the maintenance and other career fields, promoting Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale)

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Tech. Sgt. Christine King, 512th Airlift Wing, helps active-duty Airmen prior to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft launch on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active-duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in maintenance and other career fields, fostering Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photos/ Capt. Bernie Kale)