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)