Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, speaks with Maj. Lauren Schlichting, United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” pilot, and Lt. Col. Justin Elliott, USAFADS “Thunderbirds” commander/leader, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Mar. 10, 2022. The Thunderbirds require multiple certifications in order to perform at air shows around the world. Receiving COMACC’s certification was the final step for the 2022 team to be show ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Laurel Richards)

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