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Keesler Air Force Base families attend the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Air Force Base families attend the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airmen from the 81st Training Group attend the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airmen from the 81st Training Group attend the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Michael Reed, Biloxi Shuckers outfielder, signs autographs for Vancleave T-ball team members during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. Keesler Air Force Base leadership, Airmen and families attended the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Michael Reed, Biloxi Shuckers outfielder, signs autographs for Vancleave T-ball team members during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. Keesler Air Force Base leadership, Airmen and families attended the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, recites the oath of office to fifteen Air Force delayed enlistment program recruits during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, recites the oath of office to fifteen Air Force delayed enlistment program recruits during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, throws the first pitch to his son, Mac, during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, throws the first pitch to his son, Mac, during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, poses for a photo with his son, Mac, during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, poses for a photo with his son, Mac, during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Jordan Watson, 41st Aerial Port Squadron transportation craftsman, sings the national anthem during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Jordan Watson, 41st Aerial Port Squadron transportation craftsman, sings the national anthem during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard members perform a firing party during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard members perform a firing party during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard members perform a firing party during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. 

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)

Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard members perform a firing party during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)

Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard members perform a firing party during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. 

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)
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Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard members perform a firing party during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)

Carlas Hunt stands with other Air Force and Air Force Reserve delayed entry program members prior to reciting the oath of enlistment at the Biloxi Shucker's Military Appreciation Game at MGM Stadium in Biloxi, Miss., July 8, 2017. Hunt was one of 15 other DEP members who were sworn in by Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander. 

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)
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Carlas Hunt stands with other Air Force and Air Force Reserve delayed entry program members prior to reciting the oath of enlistment at the Biloxi Shucker's Military Appreciation Game at MGM Stadium in Biloxi, Miss., July 8, 2017. Hunt was one of 15 other DEP members who were sworn in by Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)

Staff Sgt. Jordan Watson, 41st Aerial Port Squadron transportation craftsman, sings the national anthem during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. 

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)
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Staff Sgt. Jordan Watson, 41st Aerial Port Squadron transportation craftsman, sings the national anthem during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)

Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, throws the first pitch to his son, Mac, during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. 

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)
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Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, throws the first pitch to his son, Mac, during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)

Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, recites the oath of office to Air Force delayed enlistment program recruits during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)
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Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, recites the oath of office to Air Force delayed enlistment program recruits during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)

Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, walks off the field with his son, Mac, after throwing the first pitch during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. 

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)
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Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, walks off the field with his son, Mac, after throwing the first pitch during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Keesler Air Force Base families attend the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 8, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for the dedication, commitment and sacrifices they make for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)