Taking the oath
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jonathan Ellis, mobilization assistant to the 8th Air Force commander, swears in eight new Air Force recruits at the Shreveport, Louisiana, MEPS. Friends and family of the recruits witnessed as they took their oath of enlistment. This is the last step of processing at the MEPS before they begin basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

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