Year of Defender sharpens spear of defender

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cory Loicao, 627th Security Forces Squadron flight armorer, returns an M-16 rifle to the new armory rack system installed at the squadron’s armory as a part of the Reconstitute Defender Initiative (RDI) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 30, 2019. Air Force leaders declared 2019 the – Year of the Defender – and committed to implementing the RDI to provide better funding and opportunities to security forces squadrons throughout the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh
VIRIN: 190430-F-ZC075-007.JPG
Additional Details

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.