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April 27, 2012

Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival

Nellis community involved in baseball and heritage parade & festival events

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam
U.S. Marine Corps veterans participate in the parade during the Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival April 21, 2012, in Henderson, Nev. As one of the oldest traditions in Henderson, the parade featured a grand procession of unique entries, from floats to youth groups and hometown businesses to automobiles.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Angela Pollard, 99th Medical Operations Squadron NCO in charge of the emergency room, and Senior Airman Tyler Jones, 99th Communications Squadron radio frequency transmitter technician and maintainer, wave to the audience during the Henderson Heritage Parade and Festival April 21, 2012, in Henderson, Nev. As part of their duties as grand marshals, the selected Airmen led the parade procession through the historic Water Street District.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jonah Hendrickson, 42nd Attack Squadron mission intelligences analyst, and Senior Airman Jackson Rogers, 58th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, wave to the audience during the Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival April 21, 2012, in Henderson, Nev. Five Airmen from Nellis Air Force Bace were selected to be grand marshals of the parade for their exemplary service, extraordinary accolades and dedication to protecting the United States.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jackson Rogers, 58th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, watches the parade with his son, Eli, age 1, during the Henderson Heritage Parade and Festival April 21, 2012, in Henderson, Nev. Airman Rogers is one of the five Airmen who participated in the parade as a grand marshal.

U.S. Air Force Col. Robert A. Garland Jr., U.S. Air Force Weapons School commandant, watches as his son Weston Garland, 7, throws out the first pitch before the Air Force Academy “Falcons” start a three game series against the University of Las Vegas “Rebels” April 20, 2012, at Earl E. Wilson Stadium, in Las Vegas. The “Rebels” baseball team played host to the Air Force Academy’s baseball team during a military appreciation weekend.




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