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U.S. Air Force Airmen volunteers speak to each other at a table during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Airmen volunteers speak to each other at a table during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. Guests were required to sign in at the table before entering the event as a precautionary measure for COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

A hangar houses the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

A hangar houses the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. Subject matter experts accompanied various static displays in and outside the hangar while the United States Air Forces in Europe Band played music on a stage throughout the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jeannette Warr, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing equal opportunity superintendent, tosses a candy bar taped with a small parachute towards an Airman during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jeannette Warr, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing equal opportunity superintendent, tosses a candy bar taped with a small parachute towards an Airman during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. The candy bars were a throwback to the constant supply drops to West Berlin from the U.S. Air Force and the British Royal Air Force in 1948. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Linda Casul and Master Sgt. Clint Whitney, vocalists for the United States Air Forces in Europe Band, perform during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Linda Casul and Master Sgt. Clint Whitney, vocalists for the United States Air Forces in Europe Band, perform during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. The band played various songs throughout the event and performed the Air Force song as a finale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Edward Uhrick, 786th Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, teaches Max Highland about the Micro Tactical Ground Robot during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Edward Uhrick, 786th Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, teaches Max Highland about the Micro Tactical Ground Robot during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. The MTGR is the 786th EOD’s dismount robot and was part of the various static displays set up around the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

A fire truck from the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron sits on the flight line during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

A fire truck from the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron sits on the flight line during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. The vehicle was on display at the event and demonstrated its capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Duval, United States Air Forces in Europe Aerospace and Operational Medicine chief, and Airman 1st Class Cameron Donk, 24th Intelligence Squadron geospatial analyst, prepare to cut the cake during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Col. David Duval, United States Air Forces in Europe Aerospace and Operational Medicine chief, and Airman 1st Class Cameron Donk, 24th Intelligence Squadron geospatial analyst, prepare to cut the cake during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. It is tradition for the youngest and oldest Airmen on base to cut the cake using a ceremonial saber. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

A civilian writes her name on the wall during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

A civilian writes her name on the wall during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. The theme of the event was the Berlin Airlift and guests could write their name and rank, if applicable, on the replica of the Berlin Wall. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

The USO provides food and drinks to Airmen and civilians during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020.

The USO provides food and drinks to Airmen and civilians during the 73rd Air Force Birthday Celebration at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2020. Guests could grab something to eat and drink after visiting the event, all of which were provided for free. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

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