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BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Melissa Carpenter sits in the flight cabin while her husband, Maj. Gen. Floyd Carpenter, Eighth Air Force commander, reviews the pre-flight check list before his final B-52H Stratofortress flight on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 24. General Carpenter is retiring after 33 years of service and 3,000 flight hours in the B-52. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Micaiah Anthony)

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