Salutes & Awards

June 15, 2012

The Class of 2012

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara

With an Edwards C-17 serving as a backdrop for the 2012 Desert High School graduation ceremony, Chappelle Griffin (left), Desert High School assistant principal, reads off this year’s graduation candidates during the 58th commencement held inside Hangar 1623 June 5. More than 400 family members were on hand to witness approximately 90 students receive their high school diploma.




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Air Force photograph by Christian Turner

January promotions

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

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TPS

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Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner

November enlisted promotions

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