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U.S. Ambassador to Greece visits personnel during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII

General Konstantinos Floros, chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, left, and Geoffrey R. Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, center, walk towards a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. Pyatt began his tenure as U.S. ambassador in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

General Konstantinos Floros, chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, left, and Geoffrey R. Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, center, walk towards a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. Pyatt began his tenure as U.S. ambassador in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

U.S. Air Force Capt. John Hopkins, 37th Airlift Squadron Operation Stolen Cerberus VII mission commander, left, speaks with Geoffrey R. Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, right, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. U.S. ambassadors represent the government and work with their host nation to promote international relationships, trade, and military support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

U.S. Air Force Capt. John Hopkins, 37th Airlift Squadron Operation Stolen Cerberus VII mission commander, left, speaks with Geoffrey R. Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, right, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. U.S. ambassadors represent the government and work with their host nation to promote international relationships, trade, and military support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

An Army paratrooper speaks with Hellenic forces members.

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Adam Davis, 5th Quartermaster Company static line jumpmaster, speaks with Hellenic army forces members at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII Sept. 11, 2020. Jumpmasters check every paratrooper’s equipment for shortcomings before jumping. This photo has been edited for operational security purposes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Seth Allan, 435th Contingency Response Squadron independent duty medical technician, secures his parachute before takeoff at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. IDMTs are trained to treat any active duty member for illness or injury in the absence of a medical provider. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Seth Allan, 435th Contingency Response Squadron independent duty medical technician, secures his parachute before takeoff at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. IDMTs are trained to treat any active duty member for illness or injury in the absence of a medical provider. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

Hellenic forces members stand in a line.

Hellenic army paratroopers line up before takeoff during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. Operation Stolen Cerberus is an exercise designed to enhance interoperability and airlift capabilities among allied forces through realistic, joint air operation scenarios. This photo has been edited for operational security purposes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

Hellenic paratroopers wait for further instruction.

Hellenic army paratroopers wait for further instruction inside a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. Jumps scheduled to be performed during the two-week exercise include static line jumps and military free falls.This photo has been edited for operational security purposes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, one from the Hellenic armed forces and two assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing, fly over Megara Bay, Greece, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII, Sept. 11, 2020. The exercise is designed to enhance readiness and demonstrate a shared commitment to a peaceful, stable and secure Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, one from the Hellenic armed forces and two assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing, fly over Megara Bay, Greece, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII, Sept. 11, 2020. The exercise is designed to enhance readiness and demonstrate a shared commitment to a peaceful, stable and secure Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Joseph Rippe, gazes at Megara Bay, Greece, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII, Sept. 11, 2020. Operation Stolen Cerberus is an exercise designed to enhance interoperability and airlift capabilities among allied forces through realistic, joint air operation scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Joseph Rippe, gazes at Megara Bay, Greece, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII, Sept. 11, 2020. Operation Stolen Cerberus is an exercise designed to enhance interoperability and airlift capabilities among allied forces through realistic, joint air operation scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, one from the Hellenic armed forces and two assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing, fly over Megara Bay, Greece, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII, Sept. 11, 2020. The exercise is designed to enhance readiness and demonstrate a shared commitment to a peaceful, stable and secure Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, one from the Hellenic armed forces and two assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing, fly over Megara Bay, Greece, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII, Sept. 11, 2020. The exercise is designed to enhance readiness and demonstrate a shared commitment to a peaceful, stable and secure Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

A pilot flies a C-130J aircraft.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Micheal Fantauzzi, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot, flies a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing over Megara Bay, Greece, during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII, Sept. 11, 2020. Airmen and C-130s assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing participated in a bilateral training event with Hellenic armed forces from Sept. 8-20. This photo has been edited for operational security purposes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

ELEFSIS AIR BASE, Greece -- General Konstantinos Floros, chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, left, and Geoffrey R. Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, center, walk towards a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020. Pyatt began his tenure as U.S. ambassador in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)