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Airmen perform a foreign-object damage walk during Exercise Agile Reaper, Sept. 11, 2020, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. FOD walks are conducted to ensure flight lines are free of debris in order to execute mission sorties as safe as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Airmen perform a foreign-object damage walk during Exercise Agile Reaper, Sept. 11, 2020, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. FOD walks are conducted to ensure flight lines are free of debris in order to execute mission sorties as safe as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Col. Brian Davis, 29th Attack Squadron commander, smiles prior to a MQ-9 Reaper launch during Exercise Agile Reaper, Sept. 15, 2020, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. This training exercise focuses on the improvement of total force relationships, training the next generation of combat airpower, building operational capabilities and demonstrating the agile, penetrating and persistent multi-role maritime combat capabilities of the MQ-9 Reaper. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Lt. Col. Brian Davis, 29th Attack Squadron commander, smiles prior to a MQ-9 Reaper launch during Exercise Agile Reaper, Sept. 15, 2020, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. This training exercise focuses on the improvement of total force relationships, training the next generation of combat airpower, building operational capabilities and demonstrating the agile, penetrating and persistent multi-role maritime combat capabilities of the MQ-9 Reaper. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

(Right) Capt. Dylan Cross, 29th Attack Squadron flight commander and MQ-9 Reaper instructor pilot, assists in a MQ-9 launch, Sept. 12, 2020, during Exercise Agile Reaper at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. This routine training exercise focuses on superior training of next-generation warfighters while demonstrating the MQ-9’s ability to support forces during combat maritime training by rapidly moving persistent, multi-role aircraft across the battlespace when least expected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

(Right) Capt. Dylan Cross, 29th Attack Squadron flight commander and MQ-9 Reaper instructor pilot, assists in a MQ-9 launch, Sept. 12, 2020, during Exercise Agile Reaper at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. This routine training exercise focuses on superior training of next-generation warfighters while demonstrating the MQ-9’s ability to support forces during combat maritime training by rapidly moving persistent, multi-role aircraft across the battlespace when least expected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Senior Airman Zachary Stricklett, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics expeditor, smiles during Exercise Agile Reaper, Sept. 15, 2020, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. This routine training exercise focuses on the rapid deployment of MQ-9 Reapers to a maritime location using minimal personnel, fuel and equipment and reducing deployment timelines from weeks to a few hours.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Senior Airman Zachary Stricklett, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics expeditor, smiles during Exercise Agile Reaper, Sept. 15, 2020, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. This routine training exercise focuses on the rapid deployment of MQ-9 Reapers to a maritime location using minimal personnel, fuel and equipment and reducing deployment timelines from weeks to a few hours. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Tech. Sgt. Marquise Barfield, 49th Maintenance Group quality assurance inspector, observes a MQ-9 Reaper refueling during Exercise Agile Reaper Sept. 17, 2020, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. This routine training exercise focuses on the superior training of next-generation warfighters while demonstrating the MQ-9’s ability to support forces during combat maritime training by rapidly moving persistent, multi-role aircraft across the battlespace when least expected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Tech. Sgt. Marquise Barfield, 49th Maintenance Group quality assurance inspector, observes a MQ-9 Reaper refueling during Exercise Agile Reaper Sept. 17, 2020, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. This routine training exercise focuses on the superior training of next-generation warfighters while demonstrating the MQ-9’s ability to support forces during combat maritime training by rapidly moving persistent, multi-role aircraft across the battlespace when least expected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Maintainers from the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and an operator from the 29th Attack Squadron work together to recover a MQ-9 Reaper, Sept. 12, 2020, during Exercise Agile Reaper at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. MQ-9 operations were conducted day and night during the exercise to enhance warfighter training and demonstrate the MQ-9’s capability of persistent long-range surveillance, reconnaissance and precision strikes in the high-end fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

Maintainers from the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and an operator from the 29th Attack Squadron work together to recover a MQ-9 Reaper, Sept. 12, 2020, during Exercise Agile Reaper at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. MQ-9 operations were conducted day and night during the exercise to enhance warfighter training and demonstrate the MQ-9’s capability of persistent long-range surveillance, reconnaissance and precision strikes in the high-end fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

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