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A camper is shown the inside of a C-17 Globemaster III cockpit by Capt. Matthew Bush, 89th Airlift Squadron pilot, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Air Camp is a STEM program designed to raise interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

A camper is shown the inside of a C-17 Globemaster III cockpit by Capt. Matthew Bush, 89th Airlift Squadron pilot, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Air Camp is a STEM program designed to raise interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Air Camp participants get an up-close look at a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft’s landing gear and wheel well during a visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Air Camp is a STEM program aimed at promoting interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Air Camp participants get an up-close look at a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft’s landing gear and wheel well during a visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Air Camp is a STEM program aimed at promoting interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard Reynolds talks to Air Camp participants about flying during their visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 14, 2021. Campers visited Wright-Patt to tour aircraft, learn about firefighting and visit the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard Reynolds talks to Air Camp participants about flying during their visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 14, 2021. Campers visited Wright-Patt to tour aircraft, learn about firefighting and visit the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

A camper looks out the cockpit window of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft June 14, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She was taking part in Air Camp, a STEM program set up to raise interest in aviation among middle  school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

A camper looks out the cockpit window of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft June 14, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She was taking part in Air Camp, a STEM program set up to raise interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Senior Airman Fabian Cancel, U.S. School of Aerospace Medicine, spins a Space Camp participant in a Barany chair June 15, 2021, during a visit to the school on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Air Camp is a STEM aviation program that is trying to raise interests in aviation amongst middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Senior Airman Fabian Cancel, U.S. School of Aerospace Medicine, spins a Space Camp participant in a Barany chair June 15, 2021, during a visit to the school on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Air Camp is a STEM aviation program that is trying to raise interests in aviation amongst middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Senior Airman Fabian Cancel, U.S. School of Aerospace Medicine, spins a Space Camp participant in a Barany chair June 15, 2021, during a visit to the school on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Air Camp is a STEM aviation program that is trying to raise interests in aviation amongst middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Senior Airman Fabian Cancel, U.S. School of Aerospace Medicine, spins a Space Camp participant in a Barany chair June 15, 2021, during a visit to the school on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Air Camp is a STEM aviation program that is trying to raise interests in aviation amongst middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

A camper handles a fire hose with the help of firefighter Thomas Trost, 788th Civil Engineer Squadron, at the main fire station on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 15, 2021. Air Camp participants came to Wright-Patt to tour aircraft, learn about firefighting and visit the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

A camper handles a fire hose with the help of firefighter Thomas Trost, 788th Civil Engineer Squadron, at the main fire station on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 15, 2021. Air Camp participants came to Wright-Patt to tour aircraft, learn about firefighting and visit the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

A camper handles a fire hose with the help of firefighter Thomas Trost, 788th Civil Engineer Squadron, at the main fire station on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 15, 2021. Air Camp participants came to Wright-Patt to tour aircraft, learn about firefighting and visit the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) (Name tag blurred for security and privacy)

A camper handles a fire hose with the help of firefighter Thomas Trost, 788th Civil Engineer Squadron, at the main fire station on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 15, 2021. Air Camp participants came to Wright-Patt to tour aircraft, learn about firefighting and visit the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) (Name tag blurred for security and privacy)

Air Camp participants haul on a rope attached to an all-terrain vehicle via pulleys at the main fire station on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 15, 2021. Members of the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department demonstrated how the use of pulleys increases the efficiency of pulling on a rope. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Air Camp participants haul on a rope attached to an all-terrain vehicle via pulleys at the main fire station on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 15, 2021. Members of the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department demonstrated how the use of pulleys increases the efficiency of pulling on a rope. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Air Camp attendees and staff pose for a class photo with 445th Airlift Wing members on the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Camp participants came to Wright-Patt to tour aircraft, learn about firefighting and visit the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
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Air Camp attendees and staff pose for a class photo with 445th Airlift Wing members on the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Camp participants came to Wright-Patt to tour aircraft, learn about firefighting and visit the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A camper is shown the inside of a C-17 Globemaster III cockpit by Capt. Matthew Bush, 89th Airlift Squadron pilot, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Air Camp is a STEM program designed to raise interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)