John P. Roth, performing duties as the DoD comptroller, and Army Lt. Gen. Anthony R. Ierardi, the Joint Staff's director of force structure, resources and assessment, brief reporters at the Pentagon on the president's fiscal year 2018 defense budget request, May 23, 2017. The pair said the request helps to rebuild readiness and balances the military between current operations and future needs. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
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Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter pilots fly near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, April 5, 2017. The pilots are assigned to the 7th Infantry Division's Task Force, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade.The unit is preparing to support Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and Resolute Support. Army photo by Capt. Brian Harris
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Air commandos from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron fulfill their duties at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 7, 2016. The 4th AMU works on the AC-130U Spooky gunship. The AC-130's main mission is to provide close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance and was used in the May 22, 2017, counterterrorism raid against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in the Marib governorate of Yemen. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain
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An Australian air force F/A-18 Super Hornet refuels from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, Feb. 22, 2017. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew B. Fredericks
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NASA successfully launches the Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft aboard a Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, with the support of the Air Force’s 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., April 18, 2017. Photo courtesy of United Launch Alliance
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