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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Justin Kocis, a radio maintenance specialist with the Joint Special Operations Air Component-Central, speaks with Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Justin Kocis, a radio maintenance specialist with the Joint Special Operations Air Component-Central, speaks with Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. During the visit Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein spent time with Airmen, learning about their contributions to U.S. Air Forces Central Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren)

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the Airmen deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar during an immersive tour of the base capabilities dedicated to supporting the fight against extremists in Southwest Asia.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, right, visits with Senior Master Sgt. Jeremy Kreibich, 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron lead production superintendent, following lunch at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. Over the course of the day, Goldfein took time to visit with Airmen and observe many of the critical military assets assigned to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider)

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks with an Airman during a visit to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017.

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks with an Airman during a visit to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. While visiting Airmen, Wilson was asked about the future of the Air Force and said, “We are too small for what the nation is expecting of us.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the Airmen deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar during an immersive tour of the base capabilities dedicated to supporting the fight against extremists in Southwest Asia.

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, visit with Airmen assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. Over the course of the day, Wilson and Goldfein took time to visit with Airmen and observe many of the critical military assets assigned to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider)

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks with U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Justinne Doyle, NCO in-charge of decentralized material support with the 23rd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017.

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks with U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Justinne Doyle, NCO in-charge of decentralized material support with the 23rd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. During the visit Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein spent time with Airmen, learning about their contributions to U.S. Air Forces Central Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider)

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks with Airmen assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron under the wing of a B-52 Stratofortress at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks with Airmen assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron under the wing of a B-52 Stratofortress at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. During the visit Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein spent time with Airmen, answering questions they had about the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider)

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the Airmen deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar during an immersive tour of the base capabilities dedicated to supporting the fight against extremists in Southwest Asia.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visits with Airmen assigned to the 23rd Bomb Squadron under the wing of a B-52 Stratofortress at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. Goldfein and Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Al Udeid to see first-hand how Airmen of U.S. Air Forces Central Command are supporting the fight against extremists in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider)

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the Airmen deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar during an immersive tour of the base capabilities dedicated to supporting the fight against extremists in Southwest Asia.

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks with Airmen 1st Class Bailey Wagner, weapons load crew member assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, in the bomb bay of a B-52 Stratofortress at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. Over the course of the day, Wilson learned how Airmen at Al Udeid support operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider)

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the Airmen deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar during an immersive tour of the base capabilities dedicated to supporting the fight against extremists in Southwest Asia.

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson shakes hands with U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ashley Hall, dental assistant assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. During the visit Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein spent time with Airmen, learning about their contributions to U.S. Air Forces Central Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Justin Kocis, a radio maintenance specialist with the Joint Special Operations Air Component-Central, speaks with Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15, 2017. During the visit Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein spent time with Airmen, learning about their contributions to U.S. Air Forces Central Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren)