U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Brandon Thompson (left), a life support technician from the 62nd Operation Support Squadron, inspect the clips on the flight helmet of 1ST LT. Jacob Ramirez, a pilot from the 8th Airlift Squadron, at McChord Air Force Base, Wash., on Nov. 5, 2004. (USAF photo by Kevin J. Tosh Jr.) (Released)