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The uniform, the rank, the badge – the attitude

Col. Patrick Matthews, Eighth Air Force vice commander, speaks with 5th Munitions Squadron Airmen during a tour at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 25, 2017. During the tour, Matthews visited the 5th MUNS, Combat Arms Training and Maintenance, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Military Working Dogs, 23rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit, and the 5th Operations Support Squadron alert facility.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers
VIRIN: 170925-F-VF865-0075.JPG
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