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January 6, 2017
 

A year in Photos — September 2016

A pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron traverses a ravine on a highline at the Coronado National Forest in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2016. The 48th RQS deploys Guardian Angel forces worldwide in support of national security objectives and homeland defense.

A C-130T stages before executing a functional-check flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2016. The aircraft will be transferred to the 220th Airlift Wing to support personnel and supply movement as well as disaster relief efforts

U.S. Airmen from the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work together to remove the panel on the right horizontal stabilizer of an EC-130H Compass Call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2016. The 755th AMXS plans and executes all equipment maintenance actions for 14 Compass Call aircraft.




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