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An Airman assigned to the 609th Air Operations Center works on the combat operations division floor at the Combined Air Operations Center at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 16, 2017. Despite Hurricane Florence hitting South Carolina last week, Airmen assigned to the 609th AOC Detachment 1 at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., continued operations, without interruption, in support of U.S. Central Command military operations. AFCENT has adopted a distributed command and control model for operations, meaning organizations at multiple locations enable combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel |  VIRIN: 170616-F-CH060-0010.JPG