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Team 5-0 celebrates Air Force birthday

Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, and Airman 1st Class Esmeralda Garcia, 50th Force Support Squadron customer service apprentice, cut the cake in celebration of the Air Force’s birthday at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. On July 26, 1947, President Harry Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, which established the Department of the Air Force; however, the service received its first Secretary of the Air Force, W. Stuart Symington, Sept. 18, 1947, which signified its official formation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, and Airman 1st Class Esmeralda Garcia, 50th Force Support Squadron customer service apprentice, cut the cake in celebration of the Air Force’s birthday at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. On July 26, 1947, President Harry Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, which established the Department of the Air Force; however, the service received its first Secretary of the Air Force, W. Stuart Symington, Sept. 18, 1947, which signified its official formation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, and Airman 1st Class Esmeralda Garcia, 50th Force Support Squadron customer service apprentice, cut the cake in celebration of the Air Force’s birthday at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. On July 26, 1947, President Harry Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, which established the Department of the Air Force; however, the service received its first Secretary of the Air Force, W. Stuart Symington, Sept. 18, 1947, which signified its official formation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)
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