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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, commander of Air Force Recruiting Service, speaks to the crowd during while receiving the 2018 Omar Bradley “Spirit of Independence” Award during halftime of the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana, December 27, 2018. The award is given to American citizens of organizations that symbolize the spirit of freedom and independence which the United States was founded. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle).

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, commander of Air Force Recruiting Service, speaks to the crowd during while receiving the 2018 Omar Bradley “Spirit of Independence” Award during halftime of the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana, December 27, 2018. The award is given to American citizens of organizations that symbolize the spirit of freedom and independence which the United States was founded. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle).

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, administers the oath of enlistment to local recruits during the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana, December 27th, 2018. The recruits that took the oath were slated to join various branches and components of the military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle)

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, administers the oath of enlistment to local recruits during the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana, December 27th, 2018. The recruits that took the oath were slated to join various branches and components of the military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle)

The Barksdale Air Force Base color guard presents the colors during the national anthem ahead of the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana, December 27, 2018. Barksdale provided support to the bowl by providing Airmen for the color guard and trophy presentations, as well as giving the participating teams a tour of the B-52 Stratofortress and a munitions display prior to the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle)

The Barksdale Air Force Base color guard presents the colors during the national anthem ahead of the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana, December 27, 2018. Barksdale provided support to the bowl by providing Airmen for the color guard and trophy presentations, as well as giving the participating teams a tour of the B-52 Stratofortress and a munitions display prior to the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col.Steven Smith, left, and Lt. Col.Christopher Chandler, both Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 93rd Bomb Squadron, brief Duke University football players during their visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, December 24, 2018. Both the Duke and Temple University football teams visited Barksdale ahead of their matchup in the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ted Daigle)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col.Steven Smith, left, and Lt. Col.Christopher Chandler, both Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 93rd Bomb Squadron, brief Duke University football players during their visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, December 24, 2018. Both the Duke and Temple University football teams visited Barksdale ahead of their matchup in the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ted Daigle)

Temple University football players tour a display of munitions used by the B-52 Stratofortress during their visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, December 24, 2018. The team was given a tour of a B-52 in addition to the munitions exhibit during their visit to Barksdale before playing Duke University in the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle)

Temple University football players tour a display of munitions used by the B-52 Stratofortress during their visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, December 24, 2018. The team was given a tour of a B-52 in addition to the munitions exhibit during their visit to Barksdale before playing Duke University in the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Ryan McDaniel, a B-52 Stratofortress pilot assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron, briefs a Temple University football player during the Temple football team’s visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, December 24, 2018. B-52 aircrew members briefed the Temple and Duke University football teams on the B-52’s mission during their trip to Barksdale before the two teams faced off in the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Ryan McDaniel, a B-52 Stratofortress pilot assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron, briefs a Temple University football player during the Temple football team’s visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, December 24, 2018. B-52 aircrew members briefed the Temple and Duke University football teams on the B-52’s mission during their trip to Barksdale before the two teams faced off in the 2018 Walk On’s Independence Bowl. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Maxwell Daigle)

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