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Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Hostage, talks to the chiefs group during a question and answer breakfast at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011.  Hostage visited Beale to meet with wing members and gain a better understanding of the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. John Schwab/Released)

Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Hostage, talks to the chiefs group during a question and answer breakfast at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011. Hostage visited Beale to meet with wing members and gain a better understanding of the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. John Schwab/Released)

Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Hostage, looks at flight control cables and fuel system manifolds in the engine bay of a U.S. Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011, during routine phased maintenance. Hostage visited Beale to meet with wing members and gain a better understanding of the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. John Schwab/Released)

Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Hostage, looks at flight control cables and fuel system manifolds in the engine bay of a U.S. Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011, during routine phased maintenance. Hostage visited Beale to meet with wing members and gain a better understanding of the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. John Schwab/Released)

Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Hostage, and his wife, Kathy, look on as 2nd Lt. Suzanne Sparks, 7th Space Warning Squadron crew commander, demonstrates a mock missile detection sequence in the Missile Warning Operations Center at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 6, 2011.  7th SWS operates 24/7 and Airmen are responsible for up channeling an event analysis to the Missile Warning Center at Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs, Colo., within 60 seconds of the initial detection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. John Schwab/Released)

Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Hostage, and his wife, Kathy, look on as 2nd Lt. Suzanne Sparks, 7th Space Warning Squadron crew commander, demonstrates a mock missile detection sequence in the Missile Warning Operations Center at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 6, 2011. 7th SWS operates 24/7 and Airmen are responsible for up channeling an event analysis to the Missile Warning Center at Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs, Colo., within 60 seconds of the initial detection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. John Schwab/Released)

Keri Merski, 9th Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, briefs Kathy Hostage (far right) on resilience training, a briefing normally given during the First Term Airman Course at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011.  Mrs. Hostage visited Beale with her husband, Gen. Mike Hostage, commander of Air Combat Command, to meet with wing members and gain a better understanding of the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chandresh V. Bhakta/Released)

Keri Merski, 9th Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, briefs Kathy Hostage (far right) on resilience training, a briefing normally given during the First Term Airman Course at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011. Mrs. Hostage visited Beale with her husband, Gen. Mike Hostage, commander of Air Combat Command, to meet with wing members and gain a better understanding of the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chandresh V. Bhakta/Released)

Sue Galmish (far right), 9th Force Support Squadron (9th FSS) youth center director, and Clarome Teria (far left), 9th FSS youth programs teen coordinator, explains the youth sports program to Kathy Hostage, wife of General Gilmary Michael Hostage III, commander of Air Combat Command, and Mr. Bill Baltzell, 9th FSS deputy commander, during Ms. Hostage’s visit to Beale AFB, Calif. November 7 2011.  Beale Youth Center supports approximately 225 kids. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chandresh V. Bhakta/Released)

Sue Galmish (far right), 9th Force Support Squadron (9th FSS) youth center director, and Clarome Teria (far left), 9th FSS youth programs teen coordinator, explains the youth sports program to Kathy Hostage, wife of General Gilmary Michael Hostage III, commander of Air Combat Command, and Mr. Bill Baltzell, 9th FSS deputy commander, during Ms. Hostage’s visit to Beale AFB, Calif. November 7 2011. Beale Youth Center supports approximately 225 kids. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chandresh V. Bhakta/Released)

Staff Sgt. Christopher La Boy (right), 9th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, explains military working dog techniques to Kathy Hostage and key spouses of Beale Air Force Base, Calif., during a demonstration, Nov. 7, 2011.  Beale currently has eight military working dogs and 12 handlers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chandresh V. Bhakta/Released)

Staff Sgt. Christopher La Boy (right), 9th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, explains military working dog techniques to Kathy Hostage and key spouses of Beale Air Force Base, Calif., during a demonstration, Nov. 7, 2011. Beale currently has eight military working dogs and 12 handlers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chandresh V. Bhakta/Released)