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AFRC celebrates 100 years of air reserve power with C-130 special mission demo

Congressional staff members embark on a 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, congressional staff members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in the Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Congressional staff members embark on a 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, congressional staff members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in the Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Brigadier Gen. Albert V. Lupenski, Headquarters U.S. Air Force Reserve Plans, Programs and Requirements director, provides an Air Force Reserve Command C-130 mission briefing to a group of congressional staffers at the passenger terminal distinguished visitor’s lounge, Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, staffers were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in AFRC, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Brigadier Gen. Albert V. Lupenski, Headquarters U.S. Air Force Reserve Plans, Programs and Requirements director, provides an Air Force Reserve Command C-130 mission briefing to a group of congressional staffers at the passenger terminal distinguished visitor’s lounge, Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, staffers were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in AFRC, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major Brad Roundtree, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 53d WRS is the only flying weather reconnaissance unit in the world flying routine missions to survey tropical and winter storms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major Brad Roundtree, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 53d WRS is the only flying weather reconnaissance unit in the world flying routine missions to survey tropical and winter storms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Congressional staff members tour three Air Force Reserve Command C-130 Hercules special mission aircraft and speak with crew members as part of an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power on the Joint Base Andrew, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. The special missions include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Congressional staff members tour three Air Force Reserve Command C-130 Hercules special mission aircraft and speak with crew members as part of an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power on the Joint Base Andrew, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. The special missions include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

James Drew, Aviation Week defense editor (left), captures footage with a handheld camera of the S-duct fire suppression system inside a 302nd Airlift Wing C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in the Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

James Drew, Aviation Week defense editor (left), captures footage with a handheld camera of the S-duct fire suppression system inside a 302nd Airlift Wing C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in the Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

A congressional staff member examines the spray nozzles on a 757th Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 757th AS has the specialized mission of aerial spray capability to control disease-carrying insects, pest insects, undesirable vegetation and to disperse oil spills in large bodies of water. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

A congressional staff member examines the spray nozzles on a 757th Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 757th AS has the specialized mission of aerial spray capability to control disease-carrying insects, pest insects, undesirable vegetation and to disperse oil spills in large bodies of water. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Lieutenant Col. Karl Haagsma, 757th Airlift Squadron medical entomologist (right), discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 757th AS has the specialized mission of aerial spray capability to control disease-carrying insects, pest insects, undesirable vegetation and to disperse oil spills in large bodies of water. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Lieutenant Col. Karl Haagsma, 757th Airlift Squadron medical entomologist (right), discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 757th AS has the specialized mission of aerial spray capability to control disease-carrying insects, pest insects, undesirable vegetation and to disperse oil spills in large bodies of water. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major Brad Roundtree, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 53d WRS is the only flying weather reconnaissance unit in the world flying routine missions to survey tropical and winter storms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major Brad Roundtree, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 53d WRS is the only flying weather reconnaissance unit in the world flying routine missions to survey tropical and winter storms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major Brad Roundtree, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 53d WRS is the only flying weather reconnaissance unit in the world flying routine missions to survey tropical and winter storms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major Brad Roundtree, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 53d WRS is the only flying weather reconnaissance unit in the world flying routine missions to survey tropical and winter storms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Staff Sgt. Jesse Jordan, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” loadmaster, discusses the use and function of a dropsonde tube to a group of congressional staffers inside a C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. A dropsonde tube is used by the Hurricane Hunters to collect temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction of weather systems. The information is then sent to the National Hurricane Center in Miami to monitor tropical storms. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Staff Sgt. Jesse Jordan, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” loadmaster, discusses the use and function of a dropsonde tube to a group of congressional staffers inside a C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. A dropsonde tube is used by the Hurricane Hunters to collect temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction of weather systems. The information is then sent to the National Hurricane Center in Miami to monitor tropical storms. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Thom Patterson, CNN videographer (left), uses a camera to capture footage of 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunter” pilots inside the cockpit of a C-130 Hercules during a flight over Maryland June 28, 2016. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Thom Patterson, CNN videographer (left), uses a camera to capture footage of 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunter” pilots inside the cockpit of a C-130 Hercules during a flight over Maryland June 28, 2016. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major John Gharbi, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” navigator, checks the weather during a flight over Maryland June 28, 2016. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Major John Gharbi, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” navigator, checks the weather during a flight over Maryland June 28, 2016. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Staff Sgt. Jesse Jordan, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron loadmaster, monitors weather data after deploying a dropsonde during a flight off of the east coast of the United States, June 28, 2016. A dropsonde is used by the Hurricane Hunters to collect temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction of weather systems. The information is then sent to the National Hurricane Center in Miami to monitor tropical storms. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Staff Sgt. Jesse Jordan, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron loadmaster, monitors weather data after deploying a dropsonde during a flight off of the east coast of the United States, June 28, 2016. A dropsonde is used by the Hurricane Hunters to collect temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction of weather systems. The information is then sent to the National Hurricane Center in Miami to monitor tropical storms. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Thom Patterson, CNN videographer (left), uses a camera to capture footage of a dropsonde inside a 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters C-130 Hercules during a flight over Maryland June 28, 2016. A dropsonde is used by the Hurricane Hunters to collect temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction of weather systems. The information is then sent to the National Hurricane Center in Miami to monitor tropical storms. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Thom Patterson, CNN videographer (left), uses a camera to capture footage of a dropsonde inside a 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters C-130 Hercules during a flight over Maryland June 28, 2016. A dropsonde is used by the Hurricane Hunters to collect temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction of weather systems. The information is then sent to the National Hurricane Center in Miami to monitor tropical storms. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major John Gharbi, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” navigator, speaks with members of the media during a flight over Maryland June 28, 2016. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Major John Gharbi, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” navigator, speaks with members of the media during a flight over Maryland June 28, 2016. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. With ten deployable C-130s, the unit has the only routine aerial weather reconnaissance mission in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Oriana Pawlyk, Air Force Times journalist, discusses the function of a dropsonde on camera inside a 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” C-130 Hercules during a flight off the east coast of the United States June 28, 2016. A dropsonde is used by Hurricane Hunters to collect temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction of weather systems. The information is then sent to the National Hurricane Center in Miami which monitors tropical storms. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Oriana Pawlyk, Air Force Times journalist, discusses the function of a dropsonde on camera inside a 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” C-130 Hercules during a flight off the east coast of the United States June 28, 2016. A dropsonde is used by Hurricane Hunters to collect temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction of weather systems. The information is then sent to the National Hurricane Center in Miami which monitors tropical storms. As part of the 100th anniversary of air power in the U.S. military, members of the media were invited to fly with the Hurricane Hunters and learn about their weather surveillance mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Journalists with the Air Force Times interview Maj. Kyle Larson, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” meteorologist, during a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to the event, which highlighted C-130 missions to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Journalists with the Air Force Times interview Maj. Kyle Larson, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” meteorologist, during a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to the event, which highlighted C-130 missions to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Lieutenant Col. Karl Haagsma, 757th Airlift Squadron medical entomologist, discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 757th AS has the specialized mission of aerial spray capability to control disease-carrying insects, pest insects, undesirable vegetation and to disperse oil spills in large bodies of water. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Lieutenant Col. Karl Haagsma, 757th Airlift Squadron medical entomologist, discusses his unit’s mission with congressional staff members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 757th AS has the specialized mission of aerial spray capability to control disease-carrying insects, pest insects, undesirable vegetation and to disperse oil spills in large bodies of water. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Master Sgt. Tom Freeman, 302nd Airlift Wing loadmaster (left), describes his unit’s specialized mission of aerial firefighting employing the U.S. Forest Service's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems to a group of media members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Master Sgt. Tom Freeman, 302nd Airlift Wing loadmaster (left), describes his unit’s specialized mission of aerial firefighting employing the U.S. Forest Service's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems to a group of media members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Master Sgt. Tom Freeman, 302nd Airlift Wing loadmaster (left), describes his unit’s specialized mission of aerial firefighting employing the U.S. Forest Service's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems to a group of media members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Master Sgt. Tom Freeman, 302nd Airlift Wing loadmaster (left), describes his unit’s specialized mission of aerial firefighting employing the U.S. Forest Service's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems to a group of media members on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Daniel Wolfolk, Air Force Times videographer, captures footage of a C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Daniel Wolfolk, Air Force Times videographer, captures footage of a C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Daniel Wolfolk, Air Force Times videographer, captures footage of a C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Daniel Wolfolk, Air Force Times videographer, captures footage of a C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Major Kyle Larson, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” meteorologist, discusses his unit’s mission with media on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 53d WRS is the only flying weather reconnaissance unit in the world with routine missions to survey tropical and winter storms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Major Kyle Larson, 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” meteorologist, discusses his unit’s mission with media on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of air reserve power, members of the 53d WRS visited Andrews to participate in a C-130 Hercules special-missions demonstration. The 53d WRS is the only flying weather reconnaissance unit in the world with routine missions to survey tropical and winter storms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Members of the media, to include CNN, Air Force Times and Aviation Week, interact with members of the 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron during a C-130 Hercules special-mission demonstration on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Members of the media, to include CNN, Air Force Times and Aviation Week, interact with members of the 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron during a C-130 Hercules special-mission demonstration on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

Brigadier Gen. Albert V. Lupenski, Headquarters U.S. Air Force Reserve Plans, Programs and Requirements director, provides an Air Force Reserve Command C-130 mission briefing to media at the distinguished visitor’s lounge at the passenger terminal at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in AFRC, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Brigadier Gen. Albert V. Lupenski, Headquarters U.S. Air Force Reserve Plans, Programs and Requirements director, provides an Air Force Reserve Command C-130 mission briefing to media at the distinguished visitor’s lounge at the passenger terminal at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 28, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, media members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in AFRC, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen)

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