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Island Defenders: Guam guardsmen protect expeditionary base, coalition mission

U.S. Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Melquiadez Racho, a patrol team lead with the 407th Expeditionary Security forces Squadron, uses his radio to check in with the base defense operations center May 13, 2017, in Southwest Asia. During patrols, security forces defenders perform safety and welfare checks across base and check base fencelines and perimeters for anomalies. Racho is a traditional guardsman deployed from the 254th Security Forces Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. When not on Air Force orders, Racho serves as a police instructor with the Department of Defense on Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel
VIRIN: 170513-F-CH060-0025.JPG
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