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Commander of Air Combat Command visits the 601st Air Operations Center

U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, speaks to members of the 601st Air Operation Center during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, speaks to members of the 601st Air Operation Center during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020. Kelly spent a portion of his morning visiting with members of 1st Air Force and 601st AOC and learning about their vital air defense mission supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Andrew Scott)

U.S. Air Force Maj. John Heatherly, 601st Air Operations Center Combat Plans Division, briefs U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, the command chief of Air Combat Command, on how the AOC conducts missions throughout the continental United States during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Maj. John Heatherly, 601st Air Operations Center Combat Plans Division, briefs U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, the command chief of Air Combat Command, on how the AOC conducts missions throughout the continental United States during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020. Kelly and Wade spent a portion of their morning visiting with members of 1st Air Force and 601st AOC and learning about their vital air defense mission supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Andrew Scott)

U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, talks with Royal Canadian Air Force Col. Sidney Connor, 601st Air Operations Center deputy commander, during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, talks with Royal Canadian Air Force Col. Sidney Connor, 601st Air Operations Center deputy commander, during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020. Kelly spent a portion of his morning visiting with members of 1st Air Force and 601st AOC and learning about their vital air defense mission supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Andrew Scott)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Lewis Hagler, 601st Air Operations Center Air Mobility Division, briefs U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, on the AOC’s air mobility operations during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Lewis Hagler, 601st Air Operations Center Air Mobility Division, briefs U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, on the AOC’s air mobility operations during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020. Kelly spent a portion of his morning visiting with members of 1st Air Force and 601st AOC and learning about their vital air defense mission supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Andrew Scott)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, the command chief of Air Combat Command, listens to a briefing on the 601st Air Operations Center’s air mobility operations during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, the command chief of Air Combat Command, listens to a briefing on the 601st Air Operations Center’s air mobility operations during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020. Wade and U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of Air Combat Command, spent a portion of their morning visiting with members of 1st Air Force and 601st AOC and learning about their vital air defense mission supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Andrew Scott)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kirk Pierce, 1st Air Force commander, speaks with U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, the command chief of Air Combat Command, during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kirk Pierce, 1st Air Force commander, speaks with U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, the command chief of Air Combat Command, during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020. Kelly and Wade spent a portion of their morning visiting with members of 1st Air Force and 601st AOC and learning about their vital air defense mission supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Andrew Scott)

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, speaks to members of the 601st Air Operation Center during a visit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020. Kelly spent a portion of his morning visiting with members of 1st Air Force and 601st AOC and learning about their vital air defense mission supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Andrew Scott)