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Happy 65th birthday Air Force

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Vandenberg Honor Guard members perform the MIA/POW ceremony during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5,2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Vandenberg Honor Guard members perform the MIA/POW ceremony during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5,2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Warren Watties, 30th Space Wing chaplain, offers the opening prayer during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Warren Watties, 30th Space Wing chaplain, offers the opening prayer during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Some Team V members gather at the Pacific Coast Club’s ballroom for Vandenberg’s Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of Air Force Space Command. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Some Team V members gather at the Pacific Coast Club’s ballroom for Vandenberg’s Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of Air Force Space Command. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, walks under Vandenberg Honor Guard sabers to enter the Air Force Ball with Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, walks under Vandenberg Honor Guard sabers to enter the Air Force Ball with Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, applauds the guest speaker retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, during the Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5,2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th Birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, applauds the guest speaker retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, during the Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5,2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th Birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Chief Master Sgt. Norm Marous, Joint Retired Members Center director, makes the first ceremonial cut of the cake with Airman Basic Ferdie Galicia, 532nd Training Squadron student, during the Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. It is tradition for the oldest enlisted member and the youngest to cut the cake with a sword at a birthday celebration. The AF Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the AF and the 30th anniversary of the AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Chief Master Sgt. Norm Marous, Joint Retired Members Center director, makes the first ceremonial cut of the cake with Airman Basic Ferdie Galicia, 532nd Training Squadron student, during the Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. It is tradition for the oldest enlisted member and the youngest to cut the cake with a sword at a birthday celebration. The AF Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the AF and the 30th anniversary of the AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Chief Master Sgt. Norm Marous, Joint Retired Members Center director, and Airman Basic Ferdie Galicia, 532nd Training Squadron student, poseswith the Air Force Ball guest speaker retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, and Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, for a photo after the ceremonial cutting of the birthday cake during the Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Chief Master Sgt. Norm Marous, Joint Retired Members Center director, and Airman Basic Ferdie Galicia, 532nd Training Squadron student, poseswith the Air Force Ball guest speaker retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, and Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, for a photo after the ceremonial cutting of the birthday cake during the Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of Air Force Space Command. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of Air Force Space Command. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, speaks during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, speaks during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, shows retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, an old golf ball during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The golf ball, monogrammed with four stars and an Air Force Space Command crest, was dredged from a lake at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., by Lt. Gen. Susan Helms, now 14th Air Force commander, after Lord played golf there. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, shows retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, an old golf ball during the Air Force Ball at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The golf ball, monogrammed with four stars and an Air Force Space Command crest, was dredged from a lake at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., by Lt. Gen. Susan Helms, now 14th Air Force commander, after Lord played golf there. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, speaks during the Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Retired Gen. Lance W. Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, speaks during the Air Force Ball here Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Air Force Ball celebrated the 65th birthday of the Air Force and the 30th anniversary of AFSPC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)