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Maj. Jeffrey “Oz” Ausborn, 41, was among nine Airmen killed when a shooter opened fire in the Kabul International Airport April 27, 2011 in Afghanistan. Ausborn voluntarily deployed for a one-year assignment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom training Afghan pilots to become aircrew members for the C-27 Spartan aircraft. As a senior pilot, Ausborn logged more than 2,300 hours in both airlift and trainer aircraft, to include the T-37B, T-44, C-130E, T-6A, T-1A and C-27. (Courtesy photo)

Maj. Jeffrey “Oz” Ausborn, 41, was among nine Airmen killed when a shooter opened fire in the Kabul International Airport April 27, 2011 in Afghanistan. Ausborn voluntarily deployed for a one-year assignment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom training Afghan pilots to become aircrew members for the C-27 Spartan aircraft. As a senior pilot, Ausborn logged more than 2,300 hours in both airlift and trainer aircraft, to include the T-37B, T-44, C-130E, T-6A, T-1A and C-27. (Courtesy photo)

Col. Robert Sylvester, 56th Mission Support Group commander, hugs Mitchell Malloy, Gold Star family member, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 2, 2018. Malloy became a Gold Star family member after his father, Maj. Jeffrey Ausborn, was killed in 2011 while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook)

Col. Robert Sylvester, 56th Mission Support Group commander, hugs Mitchell Malloy, Gold Star family member, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 2, 2018. Malloy became a Gold Star family member after his father, Maj. Jeffrey Ausborn, was killed in 2011 while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook)

Mitchell Malloy, Gold Star family member, receives a 56th Fighter Wing coin from Col. Robert Sylvester, 56th Mission Support Group commander, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 2, 2018. Malloy received a Defense Biometric Identification System Card that allows him access to all military installations. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook)

Mitchell Malloy, Gold Star family member, receives a 56th Fighter Wing coin from Col. Robert Sylvester, 56th Mission Support Group commander, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 2, 2018. Malloy received a Defense Biometric Identification System Card that allows him access to all military installations. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook)

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