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Airmen Complete Historic Flight Honoring Tuskegee Heritage

Airmen honor Tuskegee Airmen by completing heritage flight from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and returning to Travis, Calif., Feb. 28, 2018. Photos by Air Force Master Sgt. Joey Swafford

Airmen Continue To Conduct Historic Flight Honoring Tuskegee Heritage

Airmen load cargo onto a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft during a Tuskegee Airmen heritage flight at the Robert Gray Army Airfield in Killeen, Texas, Feb. 25, 2018. Photos by Air Force Master Sgt. Joey Swafford

Airmen Conduct Historic Flight Honoring Tuskegee Heritage

Airmen fly in a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft during a Tuskegee Airmen heritage flight over the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 26, 2018. Photos by Air Force Master Sgt. Joey Swafford

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Around the Air Force - Replacing Lost CAC, Long Version
Defense Media Activity - Air Force
Feb. 18, 2014 | 4:32
On today's edition of Around the Air Force Technical Sergeant Nicholas Kurtz tells us about procedures to be implemented for lost Common Access Cards; how Airmen at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, prepare for mass casualty scenarios during exercise Beverly Midnight; Airmen provide hands on training to a group of Marines on Okinawa, as part of a six month field exchange program; and introduces us to an educational specialist at Aviano Air Base, Italy, who uses passion for his job to help others.
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