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Travis Air Force Base 2016 Year in Photos

From left, U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austen Copeland, Capt. Eric Rieboldt, Capt. Grant Hadley, and Senior Airman Max Oldroyd, assigned to the 21st Airlift Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., pose for a group picture on the flight line in front of a C-17 Globemaster III. The aircrew evacuated injured Americans from the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium, not pictured are U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Justin Gross and Staff Sgt. Chase Decker, April 26, 2016 (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese/Released)

From left, U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austen Copeland, Capt. Eric Rieboldt, Capt. Grant Hadley, and Senior Airman Max Oldroyd, assigned to the 21st Airlift Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., pose for a group picture on the flight line in front of a C-17 Globemaster III. The aircrew evacuated injured Americans from the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium, not pictured are U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Justin Gross and Staff Sgt. Chase Decker, April 26, 2016 (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese/Released)

Travis AFB recently completed Crisis Look 16-01, Feb 1-7, an operational readiness inspection designed to evaluate how quickly personnel base wide can mobilize and move people, heavy equipment and whatever is needed to anywhere in the world at a moments’  notice when called upon in an emergency situation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)

Travis AFB recently completed Crisis Look 16-01, Feb 1-7, an operational readiness inspection designed to evaluate how quickly personnel base wide can mobilize and move people, heavy equipment and whatever is needed to anywhere in the world at a moments’ notice when called upon in an emergency situation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)

Travis Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed Crisis Look 16-01, Feb 1-7, an operational readiness inspection designed to evaluate how quickly personnel base wide can mobilize and move people, heavy equipment and whatever is needed to anywhere in the world at a moments’  notice when called upon in an emergency situation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)

Travis Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed Crisis Look 16-01, Feb 1-7, an operational readiness inspection designed to evaluate how quickly personnel base wide can mobilize and move people, heavy equipment and whatever is needed to anywhere in the world at a moments’ notice when called upon in an emergency situation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)

Law enforcement personnel gave a demonstration during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the opening of the Emergency Responder Urban Training Site, Jan 29, 2016, Travis AFB, California. The site is situated in a remote part of the base that will safely provide an urban training area for combined military and municipal law enforcement agencies.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)

Law enforcement personnel gave a demonstration during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the opening of the Emergency Responder Urban Training Site, Jan 29, 2016, Travis AFB, California. The site is situated in a remote part of the base that will safely provide an urban training area for combined military and municipal law enforcement agencies.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)

Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group out of Travis Air Force Base, California, get positioned to attach a HUMVEE to a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook Aug. 9, 2016, at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan, during Exercise Northern Strike. Exercise Northern Strike is a joint force exercise that combines the total force concept including Air Force, Army and Marines from various states and countries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amber Carter)

Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group out of Travis Air Force Base, California, get positioned to attach a HUMVEE to a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook Aug. 9, 2016, at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan, during Exercise Northern Strike. Exercise Northern Strike is a joint force exercise that combines the total force concept including Air Force, Army and Marines from various states and countries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amber Carter)

Over 1,000 attendees to include students, parents, faculty and volunteers from the Travis Unified School District participated in the America Supports You Freedom Walk, Sept. 9, 2016, Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Participants met at the Airman and Family Readiness Center to read poems, listen to speeches and patriotic music. The event is a national tradition to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, remember those who responded, honor our veterans past and present, and renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch)

Over 1,000 attendees to include students, parents, faculty and volunteers from the Travis Unified School District participated in the America Supports You Freedom Walk, Sept. 9, 2016, Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Participants met at the Airman and Family Readiness Center to read poems, listen to speeches and patriotic music. The event is a national tradition to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, remember those who responded, honor our veterans past and present, and renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch)

As the sun rises, 60th Air Mobility Wing Airmen from Wing Staff Agencies, run on blue track with a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action batons Sept. 16, 2016, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The run honors the nation’s former prisoners of war and those service members who are still missing in action. Travis participants will carry a pair of batons continuously around the track in 15-minute shifts ending Friday afternoon with a ceremony held at the 60 AMW Headquarters. The POW/MIA baton carries a flash drive that contains all known names of all the accounted for POW/MIAs since WWI. At present, more than 83,000 Americans remain missing from WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, and the Gulf Wars/other conflicts.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch)

As the sun rises, 60th Air Mobility Wing Airmen from Wing Staff Agencies, run on blue track with a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action batons Sept. 16, 2016, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The run honors the nation’s former prisoners of war and those service members who are still missing in action. Travis participants will carry a pair of batons continuously around the track in 15-minute shifts ending Friday afternoon with a ceremony held at the 60 AMW Headquarters. The POW/MIA baton carries a flash drive that contains all known names of all the accounted for POW/MIAs since WWI. At present, more than 83,000 Americans remain missing from WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, and the Gulf Wars/other conflicts.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch)

Two F-22 Raptors from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Ala. arrived on Sept. 22, 2016 to Travis Air Force Base, Calif. to perform in the Wings over Wine Country Airshow in Sonoma, Calif.  The  F-22s are part of the Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team from Langley Air Force Base, Va., and will perform precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the unique capabilities of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

Two F-22 Raptors from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Ala. arrived on Sept. 22, 2016 to Travis Air Force Base, Calif. to perform in the Wings over Wine Country Airshow in Sonoma, Calif. The F-22s are part of the Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team from Langley Air Force Base, Va., and will perform precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the unique capabilities of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

Fire Protection specialist from the 60th Civil Engineering Squadron Travis Air Force Base, Calif., hone their skills using the live aircraft trainer Oct. 21, 2016. The trainer simulates fires in different parts of an aircraft’s body allowing the fire fighters to practice on engine, cockpit, passenger and cargo areas. (US Air Force Photo by T.C. Perkins Jr.)

Fire Protection specialist from the 60th Civil Engineering Squadron Travis Air Force Base, Calif., hone their skills using the live aircraft trainer Oct. 21, 2016. The trainer simulates fires in different parts of an aircraft’s body allowing the fire fighters to practice on engine, cockpit, passenger and cargo areas. (US Air Force Photo by T.C. Perkins Jr.)

A Travis KC-10 Extender makes contact with an F-35A Lightning II to transfer fuel through the boom as the planes cross the Atlantic Ocean July 13, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Madelyn Brown)
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A Travis KC-10 Extender makes contact with an F-35A Lightning II to transfer fuel through the boom as the planes cross the Atlantic Ocean July 13, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Madelyn Brown)

Civilian aircraft are parked on the tarmac at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Local pilots were invited to attend the Travis Air Force Base Mid-Air Collision Avoidance (MACA) fly-in event. The purpose of the event is to promote safe air operations and strengthen the relationship with civil aviation pilots who frequently transit in and around Travis Air Force Base airspace. The 60th Air Mobility Wing safety office provided more than 35 pilots and 70 guests with a full day of activities to include a tour of air traffic control tower, C-5M Super Galaxy, and a KC-10 Extender, Jun. 25, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese/Released)
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Civilian aircraft are parked on the tarmac at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Local pilots were invited to attend the Travis Air Force Base Mid-Air Collision Avoidance (MACA) fly-in event. The purpose of the event is to promote safe air operations and strengthen the relationship with civil aviation pilots who frequently transit in and around Travis Air Force Base airspace. The 60th Air Mobility Wing safety office provided more than 35 pilots and 70 guests with a full day of activities to include a tour of air traffic control tower, C-5M Super Galaxy, and a KC-10 Extender, Jun. 25, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese/Released)

Airman 1st Class Megan Aguilar, 60th Logistics Readiness Squadron aircraft parts store, retrieves assets from bin row.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)
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Airman 1st Class Megan Aguilar, 60th Logistics Readiness Squadron aircraft parts store, retrieves assets from bin row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

Brinlee Couts the 7 year daughter of Erin Couts and SSgt Jeremiah Couts watches as hundreds of well wishers wave goodbye to her and her family as they head to Disney World for a weeklong vacation.  The Make –A-Wish Foundation sponsored because of severe health issues Brinlee has encountered since birth.  She has two brothers (triplets) that also have complications as well.  SSgt Couts is a Security Forces Patrolman assigned to the 60th Security Forces Squadron whose members decided to give the family a small send off for their vacation.  Brinlee is held by her dad atop a armored Humvee followed by a stretched limousine carrying the rest of her family and a convoy of fire trucks ambulances and other emergency vehicles.  As the convoy reached the main gate, 25 Solano County Sheriff’s Department members continue the escort to the county line.  Couts Family posed for a few photos with those who made the parade possible.  RELEASED  (US AIR FORCE Photo by T.C. Perkins Jr.)
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Brinlee Couts the 7 year daughter of Erin Couts and SSgt Jeremiah Couts watches as hundreds of well wishers wave goodbye to her and her family as they head to Disney World for a weeklong vacation. The Make –A-Wish Foundation sponsored because of severe health issues Brinlee has encountered since birth. She has two brothers (triplets) that also have complications as well. SSgt Couts is a Security Forces Patrolman assigned to the 60th Security Forces Squadron whose members decided to give the family a small send off for their vacation. Brinlee is held by her dad atop a armored Humvee followed by a stretched limousine carrying the rest of her family and a convoy of fire trucks ambulances and other emergency vehicles. As the convoy reached the main gate, 25 Solano County Sheriff’s Department members continue the escort to the county line. Couts Family posed for a few photos with those who made the parade possible. RELEASED (US AIR FORCE Photo by T.C. Perkins Jr.)

Maj. Timothy Williams, left, and Maj. Lucas Neff, right, perform bench top testing of balloon catheters March 14 at Travis Air Force Base, California, using a custom-made blood flow simulator.  The CIF, located at David Grant USAF Medical Center, is the research facility where the REBOA catheter came to fruition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amber Carter)
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Maj. Timothy Williams, left, and Maj. Lucas Neff, right, perform bench top testing of balloon catheters March 14 at Travis Air Force Base, California, using a custom-made blood flow simulator. The CIF, located at David Grant USAF Medical Center, is the research facility where the REBOA catheter came to fruition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amber Carter)

Travis Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed Crisis Look 16-01, Feb 1-7, an operational readiness inspection designed to evaluate how quickly personnel base wide can mobilize and move people, heavy equipment and whatever is needed to anywhere in the world at a moments’  notice when called upon in an emergency situation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)
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Travis Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed Crisis Look 16-01, Feb 1-7, an operational readiness inspection designed to evaluate how quickly personnel base wide can mobilize and move people, heavy equipment and whatever is needed to anywhere in the world at a moments’ notice when called upon in an emergency situation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)

Airmen from the 60th Aerial Port Squadron load a C-5M Super Galaxy with essential cargo and an Improved Ribbon Bridge, May 12, 2016, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The bridge and cargo were flown to Iraq by the 22nd Airlift Squadron and directly contributed to the counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant campaign during Operation Inherent Resolve in Mosul, Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Amber Carter)
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Airmen from the 60th Aerial Port Squadron load a C-5M Super Galaxy with essential cargo and an Improved Ribbon Bridge, May 12, 2016, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The bridge and cargo were flown to Iraq by the 22nd Airlift Squadron and directly contributed to the counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant campaign during Operation Inherent Resolve in Mosul, Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Amber Carter)

Armando Chavarria, 60th Logistics Readiness Squadron heavy vehicle mechanic, inspects a Tunner 60K aircraft loader’s isolation valves for ware April 26, 2016, at Travis Air Force Base, California. Travis Air Force Base has a total of 17 Tunner 60K aircraft loaders supporting aerial port squadron operations, the largest 60K loader fleet in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Rivezzo)
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Armando Chavarria, 60th Logistics Readiness Squadron heavy vehicle mechanic, inspects a Tunner 60K aircraft loader’s isolation valves for ware April 26, 2016, at Travis Air Force Base, California. Travis Air Force Base has a total of 17 Tunner 60K aircraft loaders supporting aerial port squadron operations, the largest 60K loader fleet in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Rivezzo)

Airman 1st Class Kelly Goodwin, 60th Security Forces Squadron, carries the American flag following a retreat ceremony at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., May 20, 2016. During the ceremony, the names of eight security forces and Air Force Office of Special Investigations Airmen were read aloud, signifying their "end of watch." (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Rivezzo)
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Airman 1st Class Kelly Goodwin, 60th Security Forces Squadron, carries the American flag following a retreat ceremony at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., May 20, 2016. During the ceremony, the names of eight security forces and Air Force Office of Special Investigations Airmen were read aloud, signifying their "end of watch." (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Rivezzo)

Airman First Class Athena Lagman, a surgical technician, 60th Surgical Operations Squadron here at Travis AFB, California had the opportunity to spend the day with Col. Joel Jackson, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, Jan 15, 2016.  Lagman assisted the surgical team during a knee replacement operation. The Works With Airman Program allows Col. Jackson to accompany a junior Airman as he or she accomplishes their daily duties and Airmen to have the opportunity to gain a strategic-level perspective of the mission. Doctors fit an artificial knee component into the leg of the patient. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)
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Airman First Class Athena Lagman, a surgical technician, 60th Surgical Operations Squadron here at Travis AFB, California had the opportunity to spend the day with Col. Joel Jackson, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, Jan 15, 2016. Lagman assisted the surgical team during a knee replacement operation. The Works With Airman Program allows Col. Jackson to accompany a junior Airman as he or she accomplishes their daily duties and Airmen to have the opportunity to gain a strategic-level perspective of the mission. Doctors fit an artificial knee component into the leg of the patient. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released)

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- From the Band of the Golden West at the World Series, medical innovations and a new security forces training center to airlift operations in Mosul, Iraq, Airmen at Travis had a busy 2016 rapidly projecting American power anytime...anywhere.

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