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Staff Sgt. Tom Savea, 154th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron loading standardization crew member, and Senior Airman Paulo Amaya, 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepare an AIM-120 missile to be loaded onto an F-22 Hawaiian Raptor during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE exercise demonstrated Multi-Capable Airmen’s ability to refuel, and rearm in different locations to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Staff Sgt. Tom Savea, 154th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron loading standardization crew member, and Senior Airman Paulo Amaya, 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepare an AIM-120 missile to be loaded onto an F-22 Hawaiian Raptor during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE exercise demonstrated Multi-Capable Airmen’s ability to refuel, and rearm in different locations to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Senior Airman Paulo Amaya, 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member,  tightens a fin on a Captive Air Training Missile AIM-120 during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE concept utilizes Multi-Capable Airmen to refuel, rearm, and perform maintenance to fighter jets ensuring the aircraft are ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Senior Airman Paulo Amaya, 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, tightens a fin on a Captive Air Training Missile AIM-120 during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE concept utilizes Multi-Capable Airmen to refuel, rearm, and perform maintenance to fighter jets ensuring the aircraft are ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Senior Airman Paulo Amaya, 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepares a fin to be installed on a Captive Air Training Missile AIM-120 during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE concept utilizes Multi-Capable Airmen to refuel, rearm, and perform maintenance to fighter jets ensuring the aircraft are ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Senior Airman Paulo Amaya, 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepares a fin to be installed on a Captive Air Training Missile AIM-120 during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE concept utilizes Multi-Capable Airmen to refuel, rearm, and perform maintenance to fighter jets ensuring the aircraft are ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Airmen from the 15th Wing and Hawaiian Air National Guard worked alongside Airmen from the 353d Special Operations Group to conduct static forward area refueling point training during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE concept utilizes Multi-Capable Airmen to refuel, rearm, and perform maintenance to fighter jets ensuring the aircraft are ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Airmen from the 15th Wing and Hawaiian Air National Guard worked alongside Airmen from the 353d Special Operations Group to conduct static forward area refueling point training during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE concept utilizes Multi-Capable Airmen to refuel, rearm, and perform maintenance to fighter jets ensuring the aircraft are ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Staff Sgt. Andrew Lozoya, 353d Special Operations Group, forward area refueling point team member, conducts static forward area refueling point training during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. During the exercise, Airmen from the 15th Wing and Hawaiian Air National Guard worked alongside the 353d SOG and were able to refuel F-22 Hawaiian Raptors from a MC-130J Commando II ensuring the fighter was ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Staff Sgt. Andrew Lozoya, 353d Special Operations Group, forward area refueling point team member, conducts static forward area refueling point training during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. During the exercise, Airmen from the 15th Wing and Hawaiian Air National Guard worked alongside the 353d SOG and were able to refuel F-22 Hawaiian Raptors from a MC-130J Commando II ensuring the fighter was ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

An F-22 Hawaiian Raptor lands during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021.  The ACE concept utilizes Multi-Capable Airmen to refuel, rearm, and perform maintenance to fighter jets ensuring the aircraft are ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

An F-22 Hawaiian Raptor lands during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE concept utilizes Multi-Capable Airmen to refuel, rearm, and perform maintenance to fighter jets ensuring the aircraft are ready to rapidly deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Staff Sgt. John Guerrero, 353d Special Operations Group forward area refueling point team chief and Staff Sgt. Andrew Lozoya, 353d SOG, FARP team member, wait to refuel an F-22 Hawaiian Raptor during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The FARP exercise prepares members for potential future operations during covert missions where traditional refueling capabilities are not feasible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Staff Sgt. John Guerrero, 353d Special Operations Group forward area refueling point team chief and Staff Sgt. Andrew Lozoya, 353d SOG, FARP team member, wait to refuel an F-22 Hawaiian Raptor during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The FARP exercise prepares members for potential future operations during covert missions where traditional refueling capabilities are not feasible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM -- Staff Sgt. Tom Savea, 154th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron loading standardization crew member, and Senior Airman Paulo Amaya, 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepare an AIM-120 missile to be loaded onto an F-22 Hawaiian Raptor during an Agile Combat Employment training exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, September 8, 2021. The ACE exercise demonstrated Multi-Capable Airmen’s ability to refuel, and rearm in different locations to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)