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Brig. Gen. Carolyn J. Protzmann, N.H. Air National Guard commander, presents Shawn Riley the Legion of Merit Medal during a posthumous retirement ceremony for his wife, Lt. Col. Stephanie Riley, in Hangar 254, Jan. 10. Riley, who passed away Dec. 29 at the age of 47, was an occupational health nurse for the N.H. National Guard assigned to Joint Force Headquarters in Concord. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Mark Wyatt)

Brig. Gen. Carolyn J. Protzmann, N.H. Air National Guard commander, presents Shawn Riley the Legion of Merit Medal during a posthumous retirement ceremony for his wife, Lt. Col. Stephanie Riley, in Hangar 254, Jan. 10. Riley, who passed away Dec. 29 at the age of 47, was an occupational health nurse for the N.H. National Guard assigned to Joint Force Headquarters in Concord. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Mark Wyatt)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Wayne Reid, operations administrative assistant, verifies documents on the Defense Travel System in the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 29, 2015. Reid was deployed with the Operations Group from the 157th Air Refueling Wing, N.H., to the 506 EARS. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Wayne Reid, operations administrative assistant, verifies documents on the Defense Travel System in the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 29, 2015. Reid was deployed with the Operations Group from the 157th Air Refueling Wing, N.H., to the 506 EARS. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christie Tetley, boom operator from the 157th Air Refueling Wing, prepares a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron to participate in an air refueling training mission Jan. 19, 2015, over the Pacific Ocean near Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 157 ARW flight crew executed the training mission along with a B-52 Stratofortress operated by crew members from the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, which is deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, L.A. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christie Tetley, boom operator from the 157th Air Refueling Wing, prepares a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron to participate in an air refueling training mission Jan. 19, 2015, over the Pacific Ocean near Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 157 ARW flight crew executed the training mission along with a B-52 Stratofortress operated by crew members from the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, which is deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, L.A. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter/RELEASED)

General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force disembarks from his aircraft on Feb 17, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. Welsh visited the base to speak to Airmen and community leaders as well as discuss the base’s next aircraft, the KC-46 Pegasus.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force disembarks from his aircraft on Feb 17, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. Welsh visited the base to speak to Airmen and community leaders as well as discuss the base’s next aircraft, the KC-46 Pegasus. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III speaks to enlisted Airmen during an enlisted call at on Feb 17, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. Welsh visited the base to speak to Airmen and community leaders as well as discuss the base’s next aircraft, the KC-46 Pegasus.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz/RELEASED)

Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III speaks to enlisted Airmen during an enlisted call at on Feb 17, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. Welsh visited the base to speak to Airmen and community leaders as well as discuss the base’s next aircraft, the KC-46 Pegasus. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Hanson inspects and secures an emergency raft to ensure its stability during flight onboard a KC-135 Stratotanker Jan. 23, 2015. Hanson, along with the KC-135, is deployed to the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Andersen AFB, Guam, as part of the Aircrew Flight Equipment team from the 157th Air Refueling Squadron, Pease ANG Base, N.H. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Hanson inspects and secures an emergency raft to ensure its stability during flight onboard a KC-135 Stratotanker Jan. 23, 2015. Hanson, along with the KC-135, is deployed to the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Andersen AFB, Guam, as part of the Aircrew Flight Equipment team from the 157th Air Refueling Squadron, Pease ANG Base, N.H. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter/RELEASED)

Bonnie Rice (center) accepts on behalf of the 157th Air Refueling Wing Airman and Family Readiness Program a plaque for the 2014 Reserve Family Readiness Awards from Richard O. Wightman Jr., principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs, during a ceremony at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Feb. 27. DOD honored the top unit in each reserve component for its outstanding programs that support unit missions and family readiness. (DoD photo by Steve Turner, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Affairs)

Bonnie Rice (center) accepts on behalf of the 157th Air Refueling Wing Airman and Family Readiness Program a plaque for the 2014 Reserve Family Readiness Awards from Richard O. Wightman Jr., principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs, during a ceremony at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Feb. 27. DOD honored the top unit in each reserve component for its outstanding programs that support unit missions and family readiness. (DoD photo by Steve Turner, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Affairs)

U.S. Air Force airmen deployed to the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Guam, from the 157th Air Refueling Wing, N.H. and the 186th Air Refueling Wing, M.S. pose for a group photo in-front of a KC-135. The airmen had just completed preflight inspections on the KC-135 Stratotanker, which is deployed from the 157 ARW. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force airmen deployed to the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Guam, from the 157th Air Refueling Wing, N.H. and the 186th Air Refueling Wing, M.S. pose for a group photo in-front of a KC-135. The airmen had just completed preflight inspections on the KC-135 Stratotanker, which is deployed from the 157 ARW. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force pilots in an F-15E Strike Eagle from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., receive fuel from a New Hampshire Air National Guard KC-135R over North Carolina, March 17, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman Ashlyn J. Correia/ RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force pilots in an F-15E Strike Eagle from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., receive fuel from a New Hampshire Air National Guard KC-135R over North Carolina, March 17, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman Ashlyn J. Correia/ RELEASED)

Airman 1st Class Ryan Ducharme and Airman 1st Class Jordyn Descoteaux, members of the 157th Force Support Squadron Services Flight, prepare lunch during the April Unit Training Assembly in the kitchen of the Aerospace Dining Facility April 11. The 157 FSS team has been selected as one of the top three Air National Guard food services operations in the nation. Entering its 15th year, the Senior Master Sergeant Kenneth  Disney Award has been established to improve food service throughout the Air National Guard, increase morale, encourage competition, recognize excellence and honor the late Disney. Disney was the services superintendent at McGee Tyson Air Base, Tenn., for more than 20-years where he earned a reputation for commitment to providing outstanding food service. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter)
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Airman 1st Class Ryan Ducharme and Airman 1st Class Jordyn Descoteaux, members of the 157th Force Support Squadron Services Flight, prepare lunch during the April Unit Training Assembly in the kitchen of the Aerospace Dining Facility April 11. The 157 FSS team has been selected as one of the top three Air National Guard food services operations in the nation. Entering its 15th year, the Senior Master Sergeant Kenneth Disney Award has been established to improve food service throughout the Air National Guard, increase morale, encourage competition, recognize excellence and honor the late Disney. Disney was the services superintendent at McGee Tyson Air Base, Tenn., for more than 20-years where he earned a reputation for commitment to providing outstanding food service. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter)

Former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts (center) listens during the Commander’s Annual Prayer Breakfast, Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. April 12, 2015.  Pitts, a 2014 Medal of Honor recipient was guest speaker at the event. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts (center) listens during the Commander’s Annual Prayer Breakfast, Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. April 12, 2015. Pitts, a 2014 Medal of Honor recipient was guest speaker at the event. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Capt. Jacob Allen, an executive officer for the 64th Air refueling Squadron, (left) talks with retired Chief Master Sgt. Albert Paine, a World War II, Korean and Vietnam War pilot, inside a New Hampshire Air National Guard KC-135, May 8, 2015 Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. Paine visited to talk about his career as an enlisted pilot during three major wars. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Airman Ashlyn J. Correia)
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Capt. Jacob Allen, an executive officer for the 64th Air refueling Squadron, (left) talks with retired Chief Master Sgt. Albert Paine, a World War II, Korean and Vietnam War pilot, inside a New Hampshire Air National Guard KC-135, May 8, 2015 Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. Paine visited to talk about his career as an enlisted pilot during three major wars. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Airman Ashlyn J. Correia)

Airmen attending Satellite Airman Leadership School pose for a class photo at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. on May 9, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Airmen attending Satellite Airman Leadership School pose for a class photo at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. on May 9, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

157th Air Refueling Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Jamie Lawrence welcomes 10 senior airman to the first-ever Satellite Airman Leadership School class at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., May 9.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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157th Air Refueling Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Jamie Lawrence welcomes 10 senior airman to the first-ever Satellite Airman Leadership School class at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., May 9. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Gen Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, presents a commander's coin to Tech. Sgt. Mark Quinn, 157th Civil Engineering Squadron, during a May 3 visit to Joint Force Headquarters in Concord, N.H. (Photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter, 157 ARW Public Affairs)
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Gen Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, presents a commander's coin to Tech. Sgt. Mark Quinn, 157th Civil Engineering Squadron, during a May 3 visit to Joint Force Headquarters in Concord, N.H. (Photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter, 157 ARW Public Affairs)

Brig. General Paul Hutchinson (right), N.H. Air National Guard chief of staff, presents former N.H. Air National Guard member, Col. Scott Normandeau a N.H. state flag during the colonel’s retirement ceremony here June 14. Normandeau retires with 30 years of service to the United States Air Force and Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Brig. General Paul Hutchinson (right), N.H. Air National Guard chief of staff, presents former N.H. Air National Guard member, Col. Scott Normandeau a N.H. state flag during the colonel’s retirement ceremony here June 14. Normandeau retires with 30 years of service to the United States Air Force and Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Members of the 157th Air Refueling Wing Student Flight battle it out in a game of capture the flag during physical training June 14, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. Student Flight prepares new members of the New Hampshire Air National Guard for Basic Military Training and technical school. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz/ RELEASED)
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Members of the 157th Air Refueling Wing Student Flight battle it out in a game of capture the flag during physical training June 14, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. Student Flight prepares new members of the New Hampshire Air National Guard for Basic Military Training and technical school. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz/ RELEASED)

Col. Albert G. Miller, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander (right), speaks to Tech. Sgt. Brandon P. Garcia at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire on June 16, 2015.  Miller is visiting Pease because his McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. wing oversees Pease’s active duty component, the 64th Air Refueling Squadron.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Col. Albert G. Miller, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander (right), speaks to Tech. Sgt. Brandon P. Garcia at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire on June 16, 2015. Miller is visiting Pease because his McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. wing oversees Pease’s active duty component, the 64th Air Refueling Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Former members of the 157th Air Refueling Wing pose for a photograph in front of the KC-135 Stratotanker static display during the Annual Retiree Day on June 17, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Former members of the 157th Air Refueling Wing pose for a photograph in front of the KC-135 Stratotanker static display during the Annual Retiree Day on June 17, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Former aircraft maintenance crew chiefs from the 157th Air Refueling Wing pose for a photograph in front of the KC-135 Stratotanker static display during the Annual Retiree Day on June 17, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Former aircraft maintenance crew chiefs from the 157th Air Refueling Wing pose for a photograph in front of the KC-135 Stratotanker static display during the Annual Retiree Day on June 17, 2015 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

N.H. Air National Guard Maj. Michael J.  Sanders, KC-46 program integration officer, speaks to audience members during the KC-46 Site Activation Task Force visit at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., July 14, 2015.  Subject matter experts from the National Guard Bureau, Air Mobility Command, KC-46 Systems Program Office, Boeing, Flight Safety, McConnell Air Force Base and Altus AFB are on hand to help field the KC-46 at Pease. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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N.H. Air National Guard Maj. Michael J. Sanders, KC-46 program integration officer, speaks to audience members during the KC-46 Site Activation Task Force visit at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., July 14, 2015. Subject matter experts from the National Guard Bureau, Air Mobility Command, KC-46 Systems Program Office, Boeing, Flight Safety, McConnell Air Force Base and Altus AFB are on hand to help field the KC-46 at Pease. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alan Dwyer (left) and Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Inferrere with the New Hampshire Air National Guard, discuss cybersecurity with Salvadoran Air Force Sgt. Jose Javier Alvarado Orellana, an electrician and communications technician, with the aid of translator Beatriz Bustamante, July 22, 2015, San Salvador.  The airmen spent a week in El Salvador as part of the on-going New Hampshire state partnership program with El Salvador. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Erica Rowe)
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alan Dwyer (left) and Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Inferrere with the New Hampshire Air National Guard, discuss cybersecurity with Salvadoran Air Force Sgt. Jose Javier Alvarado Orellana, an electrician and communications technician, with the aid of translator Beatriz Bustamante, July 22, 2015, San Salvador. The airmen spent a week in El Salvador as part of the on-going New Hampshire state partnership program with El Salvador. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Erica Rowe)

U.S. Air Force airmen with the 157th Communications Flight, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, July 30, 2015.  These airmen provided medical assistance to two local citizens this week during separate incidents on base and off.  Tech. Sgt. Justin Evans (left), SrA Matthew Maylone, Tech. Sgt. Gabriel Howard, Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Inferrere, Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Bascom, Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Grazulis, and Senior Airman Kyle Charrette. (N.H. Air National Guard Photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron P. Vezeau/Released)
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U.S. Air Force airmen with the 157th Communications Flight, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, July 30, 2015. These airmen provided medical assistance to two local citizens this week during separate incidents on base and off. Tech. Sgt. Justin Evans (left), SrA Matthew Maylone, Tech. Sgt. Gabriel Howard, Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Inferrere, Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Bascom, Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Grazulis, and Senior Airman Kyle Charrette. (N.H. Air National Guard Photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron P. Vezeau/Released)

Brig. Gen. Carolyn J. Protzmann, commander New Hampshire Air National Guard renders a salute to members of the NHANG during her retirement ceremony at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Aug. 9, 2015.  Protzmann retired from the NHANG after 36 years of military service. Brig. Gen. Paul Hutchinson assumed command of the NHANG from Protzmann. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Brig. Gen. Carolyn J. Protzmann, commander New Hampshire Air National Guard renders a salute to members of the NHANG during her retirement ceremony at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Aug. 9, 2015. Protzmann retired from the NHANG after 36 years of military service. Brig. Gen. Paul Hutchinson assumed command of the NHANG from Protzmann. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Carolyn J. Protzmann, and the Adjutant General, New Hampshire National Guard Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III pose for a  photo during Protzmann's retirement  ceremony at Pease Air National Base, N.H., on Aug. 9, 2015. Protzmann retired from the NHANG after 36 years of military service. Brig. Gen. Paul Hutchinson assumed command of the NHANG from Protzmann.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Carolyn J. Protzmann, and the Adjutant General, New Hampshire National Guard Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III pose for a photo during Protzmann's retirement ceremony at Pease Air National Base, N.H., on Aug. 9, 2015. Protzmann retired from the NHANG after 36 years of military service. Brig. Gen. Paul Hutchinson assumed command of the NHANG from Protzmann. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

New Hampshire Air National Guard State Command Chief Master Sgt. David Obertanec salutes the N.H. National Guard Adjutant General Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III during a change of authority ceremony at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Aug. 9, 2015.  During the ceremony Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Collier relinquished authority to the Chief Master Sergeant David Obertanec. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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New Hampshire Air National Guard State Command Chief Master Sgt. David Obertanec salutes the N.H. National Guard Adjutant General Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III during a change of authority ceremony at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Aug. 9, 2015. During the ceremony Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Collier relinquished authority to the Chief Master Sergeant David Obertanec. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

An Airman from the 157th Air Refueling Wing stands at attention during the hangar expansion groundbreaking ceremony, Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Sept. 18, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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An Airman from the 157th Air Refueling Wing stands at attention during the hangar expansion groundbreaking ceremony, Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Sept. 18, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

The Adjutant General of the N.H. National Guard Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III, Mr. Garrett Gauthier, Mr. John Greene, U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, N.H. Gov. Maggie Hassan, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and 157th Air Refueling Wing Commander Col. Shawn Burrus shovel dirt during the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the KC-46A Pegasus hangar expansion and modernization project, Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Sept. 18, 2015.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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The Adjutant General of the N.H. National Guard Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III, Mr. Garrett Gauthier, Mr. John Greene, U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, N.H. Gov. Maggie Hassan, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and 157th Air Refueling Wing Commander Col. Shawn Burrus shovel dirt during the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the KC-46A Pegasus hangar expansion and modernization project, Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Sept. 18, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Jackson poses for a photo during his promotion with his father Robert Jackson, wife Deanna Jackson, and 157th Air Refueling Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Jamie Lawrence Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Sept. 12, 2015.  Jackson recently completed the United States Strategic Command’s 12 day Joint Nuclear Command and Control course at Offutt, Air Force Base, Nebraska, where he graduated as a distinguished graduate. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Staff Sgt. Matthew Jackson poses for a photo during his promotion with his father Robert Jackson, wife Deanna Jackson, and 157th Air Refueling Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Jamie Lawrence Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., Sept. 12, 2015. Jackson recently completed the United States Strategic Command’s 12 day Joint Nuclear Command and Control course at Offutt, Air Force Base, Nebraska, where he graduated as a distinguished graduate. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Airman 1st Class Melony McGreevy shakes hands with former U.S. Army Air Corps Tech. Sgt. Herman ‘Herk’ Streitburger, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, Oct. 3, 2015. Streitbuger, a prisoner of war during World War II, spoke to Airman about being shot down, surviving a prisoner of war camp and his eventual escape. (U.S. Air Natonal Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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Airman 1st Class Melony McGreevy shakes hands with former U.S. Army Air Corps Tech. Sgt. Herman ‘Herk’ Streitburger, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, Oct. 3, 2015. Streitbuger, a prisoner of war during World War II, spoke to Airman about being shot down, surviving a prisoner of war camp and his eventual escape. (U.S. Air Natonal Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Airman from the 157th Air Refueling Wing Student Flight hand out New Hampshire Air National Guard bags at the University of New Hampshire homecoming event at Boulder Field in Durham N.H., Oct 3, 2015. The members were there to promote the NHANG and get people interested in joining. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Airman Ashlyn J. Correia/RELEASED)
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Airman from the 157th Air Refueling Wing Student Flight hand out New Hampshire Air National Guard bags at the University of New Hampshire homecoming event at Boulder Field in Durham N.H., Oct 3, 2015. The members were there to promote the NHANG and get people interested in joining. (N.H. Air National Guard photo by Airman Ashlyn J. Correia/RELEASED)

Lt. Gen. Stanley E. “Sid” Clarke III, the director of the Air National Guard, speaks with members of the 157th Air Refueling Wing during an all-call at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, Oct. 15. Clarke said during the all-call that he believes the Air Force selected the right organization to lead the Air National Guard through the transition of the KC-135 to the KC-46A Pegasus air refueling aircraft. The new weapon system is expected to arrive at Pease in 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla Rorick)
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Lt. Gen. Stanley E. “Sid” Clarke III, the director of the Air National Guard, speaks with members of the 157th Air Refueling Wing during an all-call at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, Oct. 15. Clarke said during the all-call that he believes the Air Force selected the right organization to lead the Air National Guard through the transition of the KC-135 to the KC-46A Pegasus air refueling aircraft. The new weapon system is expected to arrive at Pease in 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla Rorick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael. R. Taheri, commander Air National Guard Readiness Center at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, speaks to Airmen in the 260th Air Traffic Control Squadron during a base visit to Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, Nov. 7, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)
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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael. R. Taheri, commander Air National Guard Readiness Center at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, speaks to Airmen in the 260th Air Traffic Control Squadron during a base visit to Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, Nov. 7, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

Brigadier Gen. Laurie Farris receives her new rank from her children, Drew, left, and Taylor, during a promotion ceremony at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire Nov. 7. Farris has been assigned as the N.H. ANG chief of staff responsible for the direction and coordination of staff activities for Joint Force Headquarters. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter)
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Brigadier Gen. Laurie Farris receives her new rank from her children, Drew, left, and Taylor, during a promotion ceremony at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire Nov. 7. Farris has been assigned as the N.H. ANG chief of staff responsible for the direction and coordination of staff activities for Joint Force Headquarters. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter)

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