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TOP 10 MOMENTS OF 2016

Airmen from the 4th Space Control Squadron disembark a C-5 Galaxy to greet their families at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Aug. 13, 2016. The Airmen were deployed overseas and rushed to greet waiting family members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

Airmen from the 4th Space Control Squadron disembark a C-5 Galaxy to greet their families at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Aug. 13, 2016. The Airmen were deployed overseas and rushed to greet waiting family members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

Airmen assigned to the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron board broken windows at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Aug. 1, 2016. Peterson AFB was hit by a storm carrying hail the size of baseballs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Technical Sgt. Joshua Arends)

Airmen assigned to the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron board broken windows at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Aug. 1, 2016. Peterson AFB was hit by a storm carrying hail the size of baseballs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Technical Sgt. Joshua Arends)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Gen. John Hyten, Air Force Space Command commander, and Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner unveil the 50th Anniversary Rededication Ceremony plaque commemorating 50 years of Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., April 15, 2016. Cheyenne Mountain AFS is owned by the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, and operated by the 721st Mission Support Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rob Bussard)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Gen. John Hyten, Air Force Space Command commander, and Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner unveil the 50th Anniversary Rededication Ceremony plaque commemorating 50 years of Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., April 15, 2016. Cheyenne Mountain AFS is owned by the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, and operated by the 721st Mission Support Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rob Bussard)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson provides remarks during the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Change of Command ceremony, May 13, 2016 on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson was appointed by the President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Canada and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to assume command from U.S. Navy Adm. Bill Gortney. (DoD Photo by N-NC Public Affairs/Released)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson provides remarks during the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Change of Command ceremony, May 13, 2016 on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson was appointed by the President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Canada and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to assume command from U.S. Navy Adm. Bill Gortney. (DoD Photo by N-NC Public Affairs/Released)

SECURITY-WIDEFIELD, Colo. – Joint service crews from several area military bases load Thunderbird 6 on a trailer for transport to Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 7, 2016. The aircraft crashed here June 2, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Meade)

SECURITY-WIDEFIELD, Colo. – Joint service crews from several area military bases load Thunderbird 6 on a trailer for transport to Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 7, 2016. The aircraft crashed here June 2, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Meade)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Avionic technicians and crew chiefs perform a post-operation servicing to an F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., while on the flightline at Peterson AFB, Colo., Sept. 30, 2016. Four F-35s landed at Peterson AFB to execute a flyover during the U.S. Air Force Academy versus the U.S. Naval Academy football game at USAFA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Avionic technicians and crew chiefs perform a post-operation servicing to an F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., while on the flightline at Peterson AFB, Colo., Sept. 30, 2016. Four F-35s landed at Peterson AFB to execute a flyover during the U.S. Air Force Academy versus the U.S. Naval Academy football game at USAFA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Col. Troy Endicott, 21st Operations Group commander, addresses members in attendance during an assumption of command ceremony July 22, 2016, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Lt. Col. Scott Putnam, 18th Space Control Squadron commander, assumed command of the 18th SPCS, the newest space surveillance unit that falls under the 21st Space Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robert J. Volio)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Col. Troy Endicott, 21st Operations Group commander, addresses members in attendance during an assumption of command ceremony July 22, 2016, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Lt. Col. Scott Putnam, 18th Space Control Squadron commander, assumed command of the 18th SPCS, the newest space surveillance unit that falls under the 21st Space Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robert J. Volio)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein passes the Air Force Space Command guidon to Gen. John Raymond Oct. 25, 2016 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Gen. Raymond was previously the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. David Salanitri)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein passes the Air Force Space Command guidon to Gen. John Raymond Oct. 25, 2016 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Gen. Raymond was previously the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. David Salanitri)

Col Doug Schiess, Commander, 21st Space Wing and Mr. Mark A. Correll , Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety and Infrastructure answer questions from the local media at Fire Station One during a media roundtable here on Nov 2, 2016.  Correll and his team were visiting Peterson to discuss the perfluorinated compounds contamination issue in the Fountain, Security, and Widefield communities’ water aquifer. (US Air Force photo by Rob Bussard)

Col Doug Schiess, Commander, 21st Space Wing and Mr. Mark A. Correll , Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety and Infrastructure answer questions from the local media at Fire Station One during a media roundtable here on Nov 2, 2016. Correll and his team were visiting Peterson to discuss the perfluorinated compounds contamination issue in the Fountain, Security, and Widefield communities’ water aquifer. (US Air Force photo by Rob Bussard)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Gen. David L. Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, speaks during the Air Force Space Command change of command ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Oct. 25, 2016. This was one of three times Goldfein visited Peterson in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Craig Denton)
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Gen. David L. Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, speaks during the Air Force Space Command change of command ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Oct. 25, 2016. This was one of three times Goldfein visited Peterson in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Craig Denton)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – -- Airmen from the 4th Space Control Squadron disembark a C-5 Galaxy to greet their families at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Aug. 13, 2016. The Airmen were deployed overseas and rushed to greet waiting family members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

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