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Freedom Fest for the 4th

Keesler families watch a firework display during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off and hot wings and watermelon eating competitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Keesler families watch a firework display during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off and hot wings and watermelon eating competitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Trophies for the Buds and Beer competition are displayed during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, hot wings and watermelon eating competitions and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Trophies for the Buds and Beer competition are displayed during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, hot wings and watermelon eating competitions and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Catherine Ha, Copycats Face Painting owner, applies face paint to Keesler families during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, hot wings and watermelon eating competitions and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Catherine Ha, Copycats Face Painting owner, applies face paint to Keesler families during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, hot wings and watermelon eating competitions and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Keesler personnel and families participate in the hot wings eating competition during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, a watermelon eating competition and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Keesler personnel and families participate in the hot wings eating competition during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, a watermelon eating competition and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Michael Anderson, son of Tech. Sgt. Matthew Anderson, 81st Training Wing occupational safety NCO in charge, participates in a watermelon eating competition during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, a hot wings eating competition and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Michael Anderson, son of Tech. Sgt. Matthew Anderson, 81st Training Wing occupational safety NCO in charge, participates in a watermelon eating competition during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, a hot wings eating competition and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Brody Lindskog, son of U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Levi Lindskog, 4th Space Launch Squadron missile and space system maintenance, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, jumps on a trampoline during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, hot wings and watermelon eating competitions and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Brody Lindskog, son of U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Levi Lindskog, 4th Space Launch Squadron missile and space system maintenance, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, jumps on a trampoline during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, hot wings and watermelon eating competitions and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Erin Holland, 81st Force Support Squadron operations officer, and Master Sgt. Krista Mercadel, 81st FSS force management superintendent, play corn hole during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, hot wings and watermelon eating competitions and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Erin Holland, 81st Force Support Squadron operations officer, and Master Sgt. Krista Mercadel, 81st FSS force management superintendent, play corn hole during Freedom Fest at Marina Park on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 30, 2018. The event included carnival rides, a burger cook-off, hot wings and watermelon eating competitions and a fireworks display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

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