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Lily, 5, and Skyler, 7, the children of 1st Lt. Brandon and Amber McVey, play amongst the bubbles at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The party was the middle in a summer series of three sponsored by 88 FSS for Wright-Patt community members. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Lily, 5, and Skyler, 7, the children of 1st Lt. Brandon and Amber McVey, play amongst the bubbles at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The party was the middle in a summer series of three sponsored by 88 FSS for Wright-Patt community members. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Jeff Stevens, lead singer for Stranger, performs at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The band, specializing in music from the 1980s, provided a free concert for attendees. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Jeff Stevens, lead singer for Stranger, performs at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The band, specializing in music from the 1980s, provided a free concert for attendees. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Melissa  Nishikawa dances as her husband, Col. Brett Nishikawa, 711th Human Performance Wing, watches Aug. 12, 2021, at a block party by Turtle Pond in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The event, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron, was the second in a summer series for the Wright-Patt community, with the finale scheduled Aug. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Melissa Nishikawa dances as her husband, Col. Brett Nishikawa, 711th Human Performance Wing, watches Aug. 12, 2021, at a block party by Turtle Pond in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The event, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron, was the second in a summer series for the Wright-Patt community, with the finale scheduled Aug. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

eff Stevens, lead singer for Stranger, gets (from left) Amelia Hunter, 9, Ella Arnold, 11, and Hannah Greiner, 10, to accompany him on a song as he and his band perform at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This was the second of three parties this summer, with the last one scheduled for Aug. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Jeff Stevens, lead singer for Stranger, gets (from left) Amelia Hunter, 9, Ella Arnold, 11, and Hannah Greiner, 10, to accompany him on a song as he and his band perform at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This was the second of three parties this summer, with the last one scheduled for Aug. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Tim Taylor  and Michelle Spangler applaud the rock band Stranger at the end of its show Aug. 12, 2021, during a block party put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The event, free for all Wright-Patt community members, featured live music, games and a food truck. Taylor is a civilian employee of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Tim Taylor and Michelle Spangler applaud the rock band Stranger at the end of its show Aug. 12, 2021, during a block party put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The event, free for all Wright-Patt community members, featured live music, games and a food truck. Taylor is a civilian employee of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Lauren Schrank plays cornhole against her husband, 2nd Lt. Alec Schrank, a graduate student at the Air Force Institute of Technology, during a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The event, free for all Wright-Patt community members, featured live music, games and a food truck. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Lauren Schrank plays cornhole against her husband, 2nd Lt. Alec Schrank, a graduate student at the Air Force Institute of Technology, during a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The event, free for all Wright-Patt community members, featured live music, games and a food truck. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Lily, 5, and Skyler, 7, the children of 1st Lt. Brandon and Amber McVey, play amongst the bubbles at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The party was the middle in a summer series of three sponsored by 88 FSS for Wright-Patt community members. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)