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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass greets Airmen from the 2nd Munitions Squadron during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time speaking one on one with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing to receive feedback and answer questions about the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass greets Airmen from the 2nd Munitions Squadron during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time speaking one on one with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing to receive feedback and answer questions about the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, addresses 2nd Dental Squadron Airmen during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021.

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, addresses 2nd Dental Squadron Airmen during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. Bass toured the 2nd Medical Group facilities and briefed at various events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Max Miller)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, speaks with Staff Sgt. Hannah Ziffer, 2nd Security Forces Squadron pass and registration non-commissioned officer, during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time speaking one on one with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing to receive feedback and answer questions about the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, speaks with Staff Sgt. Hannah Ziffer, 2nd Security Forces Squadron pass and registration non-commissioned officer, during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time speaking one on one with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing to receive feedback and answer questions about the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, engages with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time answering questions and providing insight on her perspective of the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, engages with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time answering questions and providing insight on her perspective of the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass gets a tour of the 2nd Munitions Squadron weapons capabilities during her tour at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent her time at Barksdale visiting Airmen and getting familiar with their role in providing the nation with global bomber capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass gets a tour of the 2nd Munitions Squadron weapons capabilities during her tour at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent her time at Barksdale visiting Airmen and getting familiar with their role in providing the nation with global bomber capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass uses the 2nd Operational Support Squadron parachute simulator during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass uses the 2nd Operational Support Squadron parachute simulator during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass learns how to pack a B-52H Stratofortress parachute during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass learns how to pack a B-52H Stratofortress parachute during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass packs a B-52H Stratofortress parachute during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. During the tour, Bass familiarized herself with the mission of the 2nd Bomb Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass packs a B-52H Stratofortress parachute during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. During the tour, Bass familiarized herself with the mission of the 2nd Bomb Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass learns how to pack a B-52H Stratofortress parachute from Senior Airman Stuart Baker, 2nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass learns how to pack a B-52H Stratofortress parachute from Senior Airman Stuart Baker, 2nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass takes a selfie with Airmen from the 2nd Communications Squadron during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass takes a selfie with Airmen from the 2nd Communications Squadron during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass has a conversation with 2nd Communications Squadron Airmen during her visit at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time speaking one on one with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing to receive feedback and answer questions about the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass has a conversation with 2nd Communications Squadron Airmen during her visit at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time speaking one on one with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing to receive feedback and answer questions about the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass signs photos for the 2nd Communications Squadron during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent her time at Barksdale visiting Airmen and getting familiar with their role in providing the nation with global bomber capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass signs photos for the 2nd Communications Squadron during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent her time at Barksdale visiting Airmen and getting familiar with their role in providing the nation with global bomber capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, engages with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time answering questions and providing insight on her perspective of the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, engages with Airmen of the 2nd Bomb Wing during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass spent time answering questions and providing insight on her perspective of the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, recieves a briefing from members of the 2nd Logistics Readiness Squadron during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Airmen from the 2nd LRS briefed Bass on their role in fulfilling the mission of the 2nd Bomb Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, recieves a briefing from members of the 2nd Logistics Readiness Squadron during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Airmen from the 2nd LRS briefed Bass on their role in fulfilling the mission of the 2nd Bomb Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass and Technical Sgt. Austin West, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron instrument flight control systems craftsman, pose for a selfie during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. West was recognized for being a master technician from the 96th Aircraft Maintenance Unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass and Technical Sgt. Austin West, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron instrument flight control systems craftsman, pose for a selfie during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. West was recognized for being a master technician from the 96th Aircraft Maintenance Unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, speaks with members of the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass familiarized herself with the mission of the 2nd Bomb Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, speaks with members of the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass familiarized herself with the mission of the 2nd Bomb Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, addresses Air Force Global Strike Command non-commissioned officers during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021.
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Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, addresses Air Force Global Strike Command non-commissioned officers during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass provided insight to her perspective of the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Max Miller)

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass (center), talks with Col. Mark C. Dmytryszyn, 2nd Bomb Wing commander (left), and Chief Master Sgt. Mike Perry, Air Force First Sergeant special duty manager (right), at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021.
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Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass (center), talks with Col. Mark C. Dmytryszyn, 2nd Bomb Wing commander (left), and Chief Master Sgt. Mike Perry, Air Force First Sergeant special duty manager (right), at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. Bass toured Barksdale facilities to provide insight to her perspective of the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Max Miller)

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, looks through a microscope during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021.
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Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, looks through a microscope during a tour of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. Bass toured the 2nd Medical Group facilities and briefed at various events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Max Miller)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass uses the 2nd Operational Support Squadron parachute simulator during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass uses the 2nd Operational Support Squadron parachute simulator during her visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 22, 2021. Bass spent time with Airmen from across the installation, learning about their role in the mission of providing the nation with global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, addresses the crowd at Air Force Global Strike Command’s chief orientation course in Bossier City, Louisiana, April 21, 2021.
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Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, addresses the crowd at Air Force Global Strike Command’s chief orientation course in Bossier City, Louisiana, April 21, 2021. During the tour, Bass provided insight to her perspective of the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Max Miller)

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