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Environmental portrait featuring a pilot.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Catherine M. Cumm, 58th Special Operations Wing MC-130 J instructor pilot, poses for a photo at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 31, 2021. Cumm is responsible for training aviation students and ensuring their mission capabilities and readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

Environmental portrait featuring a refueling maintainer.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Delgado, 377th Logistics Readiness Squadron fire truck and refueling maintainer, performs a quality check on a vehicle at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 20, 2021. Delgado’s duties include maintaining the installation’s fire trucks, refueling the fleet and tracking accountability of equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

Environmental portrait featuring maintenance chief.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Justin Gadell, 58th Maintenance Squadron metals technology section chief, works on a CNC milling machine at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 26, 2021. Metal technicians have many duties, including machining, welding and supporting Air Force traditions by providing medallions for promotion ceremonies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

Environmental portrait featuring a munition specialist.

U.S. Air Force Airman Jade Mitchko, 377th Maintenance Squadron munitions specialist, replaces ammunition in an ammunition canister at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 24, 2021. Some of Mitchko’s daily duties include maintaining munitions in storage and inspecting ammunition to ensure the safety and mission readiness of Team Kirtland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

Environmental portrait featuring a Command Post emergency action controller.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Bethanie K. Selke, 377th Air Base Wing Command Post emergency action controller, poses for a photo at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 18, 2021. The Command Post is Kirtland’s 24/7 central command point for incoming and outgoing communication and is critical to ensuring KAFB operations run efficiently. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

Environmental portrait featuring an aircraft maintainer.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tylar N. Knight, 415th Air Maintenance Squadron MC-130 J aircraft maintenance journeyman, poses with a power cart at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 31, 2021. Knight’s duties include refueling and defueling aircraft, performing inspections to ensure the safety of aircrew to fly, and servicing aircraft for operational use. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

Environmental portrait featuring Security Forces airman.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Benjamin Mcelhaney, 377th Security Forces Squadron installation access controller, poses for a photo at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 30, 2021. As the first line of defense for the installation, Mcelhaney ensures the safe access of individuals allowed to visit the base while preventing unauthorized entry. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

Environmental portrait featuring bioenvironmental engineering technician.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jeremy C. Moore, 377th Operation Medical Readiness Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, operates an air monitor during training at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 30, 2021. The air monitor uses sensors to track air spread in the event of radioactive materials being released. As a bioenvironmental engineering technician, Moore ensures the safety and well-being of Team Kirtland members by guaranteeing the safety of the local air and environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

Environmental portrait featuring EOD member.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jack D. Seydel, 377th Mission Support Group Civil Engineer Division Explosive Ordnance Disposal team member, operates the communication controller on his EOD 10 Bomb Suit at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 23. 2021. The EOD team is trained to detect, disarm and dispose of explosive threats to ensure the safety of Airmen and the public. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

Environmental portrait featuring a firefighter.
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Anthony Wingfield, Kirtland Air Force Base Fire Department firefighter, poses for a photo at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 20, 2021. The KAFB Fire Department ensures the safety of the installation by serving as first responders as well as responding to wildland and aircraft fire emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- U.S. Air Force Maj. Catherine M. Cumm, 58th Special Operations Wing MC-130 J instructor pilot, poses for a photo at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 31, 2021. Cumm is responsible for training aviation students and ensuring their mission capabilities and readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers)