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Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold, the commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, contemplates his Order of the Sword invitation at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 2, 2016. His induction -- bestowed by enlisted Air Commandos -- will be formalized at a ceremony Nov. 18, 2016. The Order of the Sword draws its heritage from military tradition where non-commissioned officers honor leaders who have made significant contributions to the enlisted corps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Meagan Schutter)

PHOTO BY: SrA Meagan Shutter
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