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7th Air Force celebrates Air Force 71st Birthday

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, Seventh Air Force commander, and U.S. Air Force Airman Marcus Davidson, assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services flight, use a ceremonial sword to cut the cake during an Air Force 71st Birthday Ball at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, Seventh Air Force commander, and U.S. Air Force Airman Marcus Davidson, assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services flight, use a ceremonial sword to cut the cake during an Air Force 71st Birthday Ball at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018. During an Air Force Ball, it is tradition for the cake to be cut by the most senior and junior Airmen in the room. The ball was hosted by 7th Air Force and was attended by Airmen from the 51st Fighter Wing, 8th Fighter Wing, and multiple other units stationed on the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Forces Korea and United Nations Command commander, Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, Seventh Air Force commander, thier wives, and other distinguished guests pose for a photo at an Air Force 71st Birthday Ball held at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018.

U.S. Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Forces Korea and United Nations Command commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, Seventh Air Force commander, their wives, and other distinguished guests pose for a photo at an Air Force 71st Birthday Ball held at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018. The ball was hosted by 7th Air Force and was attended by Airmen from the 51st Fighter Wing, 8th Fighter Wing, and multiple other units stationed on the Korean Peninsula. The U.S. Air Force band of Pacific-Asia provided musical entertainment for the evening. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Dischinat)

Guests mingle during cocktail hour at an Air Force 71st Birthday Ball held at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018.

Guests mingle during cocktail hour at an Air Force 71st Birthday Ball held at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018. The ball was hosted by Seventh Air Force and was attended by Airmen from the 51st Fighter Wing, 8th Fighter Wing, and multiple other units stationed on the Korean Peninsula. The night culminated with a piano burn, a U.S. Air Force tradition to honor Airmen who have sacrificed their lives during service to their country. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Dischinat)

A U.S. Air Force honor guard presents the colors during the American and Republic of Korea national anthems at an Air Force 71st Birthday Ball at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018.

A U.S. Air Force honor guard presents the colors during the American and Republic of Korea national anthems at an Air Force 71st Birthday Ball held at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018. The ball was hosted by Seventh Air Force and was attended by Airmen from the 51st Fighter Wing, 8th Fighter Wing, and multiple other units stationed on the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Dischinat)