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January 6, 2017
 

A year in Photos — August 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nathan H. Barbour
U.S. Airmen from the 48th Rescue Squadron use a strut to secure support beams in the window frame of a collapsed structure in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016. The 48th RQS deploys Guardian Angel forces worldwide in support of national security objectives and homeland defense.

U.S. Airmen from the 42nd Electronic Combat Squadron perform pre-flight checks in an EC-130H Compass Call before executing its first training mission with an upgraded cockpit acquired via an avionic viability program at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 11, 2016. The 42nd ECS’s Compass Calls were the first to be upgraded in an Air Force-wide plan to update its entire fleet of EC-130s via the AVP.

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron and firefighters from Green Valley Fire District prepare to enter into a burn house at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 24, 2016. Members of the 355th CES’s Fire and Emergency Services and the Green Valley Fire District participated in live-fire Class A training over the course of four days on D-M AFB’s fire training grounds.




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