Alaska Air National Col. Matthew Calabro, 176th Wing vice commander, greet Maj. Richard Welch, 176th Operations Support Squadron, Oct. 27, 2020, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, following a four-month deployment of 176th Wing rescue and maintenance personnel to Africa in support of U.S. Africa Command. USAFRICOM, with partners, counters transnational threats and malign actors, strengthens security forces, and responds to crises in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)