1st Lt. Ryan Smithies, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, flies a WC-130J Super Hercules in the eye of Hurricane Dorian Sep. 4,2019 off the coast of Savannah, Georgia. During his mission Dorian was a category 2 hurricane and intensified into a category 3. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Ryan Smithies)
Driscoll Children's Hospital patient, and Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Pilot for a Day Alessandra "Ale" Alaniz poses for a "hero" shot with her new Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, aviation teammates (left to right) Lt. Col. Doug Hayes, 96th Flying Training Squadron; Capt. Roland Kern, 86th Flying Training Squadron; Capt. Anthony Giebelhaus, 86th FTS, and Maj. Wade Dahlgren, 96th FTS. Ale is the 100th child selected for the NAS Corpus Christi program. (U.S. Air Force photo)
A C-130H3 Hercules from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, sits under the stars following a Night Tactical Air-Land mission during Exercise Real Thaw 2019 at Beja Air Base, Portugal, Oct. 2, 2019. Real Thaw is a Portuguese-led large joint and combined force exercise held annually where Dobbins provided aerial support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Josh Kincaid)
Lt. Col. Donna Smith, 413th Force Support Flight commander, gives remarks during a commanders and senior leaders conference Oct. 9, 2019, at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. The conference was a four-day event that provided a forum for 413th FTG leaders to interact and discuss plans to develop better work center practices and build stronger Reserve Citizen Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamal D. Sutter)
Staff Sgt. Kyle Boddie, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aircrew flight equipment technician, helps Tracey Pendley with her anti-gravity flight suit at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. on Oct. 11, 2019. The Hometown Hero program allows exceptional community members to be nominated for a familiarization flight in a Thunderbirds jet, an F-16 Fighting Falcon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Kendra A. Ransum)

Maj. Gen. John P. Healy


22nd Air Force Commander