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June 22, 2012

International leadership tour

Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

FROM LEFT: Senior Airman Nicholas Filer, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, briefs Samer Melki, a French diplomat, and Scott Homler, consecutive interpreter, on the F-16 during an international visitor leadership tour June 15 at Luke Air Force Base. During the tour, Melki visited with Brig. Gen. JD Harris, 56th Fighter Wing commander, for a mission brief before seeing what pilot training involves at the 62nd Fighter Squadron, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 56th Training Squadron and the air traffic control tower.




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