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A soldier holds an American flag on an aircraft over a baseball stadium - Staff Sgt. Kori Myers, 418th Flight Test Squadron load master, waves the American flag out of the back of a C-17 Globemaster III during the beginning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series between the L.A. Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers, Oct. 15, 2018. The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, provided the C-17 for the ceremonial flyover. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kyle Larson)

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