October 14, 2015
 

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

The 39th Annual William M. Ketchum Armed Forces Appreciation Day Parade was marched by bands, Soldiers and Storm Troopers. The Star Wars 501st and Rebel Legions came dressed in Star Wars costumes representing both light and dark forces from the films.




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Civilian tuition assistance increases to $1M, expands eligibility

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Boeing photograph by Bob Ferguson

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