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Bomber Airmen prepare for the beginning of a change of command ceremony at the weapons load trainer at Barksdale AFB, La., Oct. 4, where U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. became the 53rd commander of the Eighth Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Curtis Beach)

PHOTO BY: Justin Oakes
VIRIN: 161004-F-IP109-095.JPG
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