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Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, speaks during an enlisted all-call at Joint Base Langley Eustis, June 28, 2016. Carlisle’s presentation to the enlisted Airmen stationed here included facts about Operation Desert Storm, updates on the status of the Air Force and a question and answer session. At the conclusion of the enlisted call, Carlisle was presented with an invitation to be inducted into the Order of the Sword to recognize his dedication to the enlisted force during his 38 years of service. The Order of the Sword is the highest honor Air Force enlisted Airmen can bestow upon a commissioned officer who has made significant contributions to the enlisted force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steve Stanley/Released)

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, speaks during an enlisted all-call at Joint Base Langley Eustis, June 28, 2016. Carlisle’s presentation to the enlisted Airmen stationed here included facts about Operation Desert Storm, updates on the status of the Air Force and a question and answer session. At the conclusion of the enlisted call, Carlisle was presented with an invitation to be inducted into the Order of the Sword to recognize his dedication to the enlisted force during his 38 years of service. The Order of the Sword is the highest honor Air Force enlisted Airmen can bestow upon a commissioned officer who has made significant contributions to the enlisted force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steve Stanley/Released)

Chief Master Sgt. Steve K. McDonald, Air Combat Command command chief, explains why Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, was selected to be inducted into the Order of the Sword during an enlisted all-call at Joint Base Langley Eustis, June 28, 2016. Throughout his 38 years of service, Carlisle has consistently supported the enlisted force, including taking an in instrumental role in allowing enlisted members to become Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilots. The Order of the Sword is the highest honor Air Force enlisted Airmen can bestow upon a commissioned officer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Austin May/Released)

Chief Master Sgt. Steve K. McDonald, Air Combat Command command chief, explains why Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, was selected to be inducted into the Order of the Sword during an enlisted all-call at Joint Base Langley Eustis, June 28, 2016. Throughout his 38 years of service, Carlisle has consistently supported the enlisted force, including taking an in instrumental role in allowing enlisted members to become Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilots. The Order of the Sword is the highest honor Air Force enlisted Airmen can bestow upon a commissioned officer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Austin May/Released)

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, is presented with an invitation to be inducted into the Order of the Sword by Chief Master Sgt. Steve K. McDonald, ACC command chief, during an enlisted all-call at Joint Base Langley Eustis, June 28, 2016. When accepting the invitation, an emotional Carlisle told the mostly enlisted audience “You have all made my life more than any man deserves.” The Order of the Sword is the highest honor Air Force enlisted Airmen can bestow upon a commissioned officer who has made significant contributions to the enlisted force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson/Released)

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, is presented with an invitation to be inducted into the Order of the Sword by Chief Master Sgt. Steve K. McDonald, ACC command chief, during an enlisted all-call at Joint Base Langley Eustis, June 28, 2016. When accepting the invitation, an emotional Carlisle told the mostly enlisted audience “You have all made my life more than any man deserves.” The Order of the Sword is the highest honor Air Force enlisted Airmen can bestow upon a commissioned officer who has made significant contributions to the enlisted force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson/Released)

JOINT BASE LANGLEY EUSTIS, Virginia -- Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, speaks during an enlisted all-call at Joint Base Langley Eustis, June 28, 2016. Carlisle’s presentation to the enlisted Airmen stationed here included facts about Operation Desert Storm, updates on the status of the Air Force and a question and answer session. At the conclusion of the enlisted call, Carlisle was presented with an invitation to be inducted into the Order of the Sword to recognize his dedication to the enlisted force during his 38 years of service. The Order of the Sword is the highest honor Air Force enlisted Airmen can bestow upon a commissioned officer who has made significant contributions to the enlisted force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steve Stanley/Released)