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Lt. Col. Hanling Joswick, 14th Medical Group dentist, poses for a photo May 2, 2018 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The dental clinic on Columbus AFB works to keep the dental health of every beneficiary in the best condition possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) 14th Medical Group’s care keeps Airmen flying high
There are many stressors throughout a pilot’s career and being unable to fly because of a stuffy nose and a sneeze can cause a student to be pushed back if left untreated.
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2018
Two students follow an instructor pilot to a T-1A Jayhawk, April 10, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The T-1 is the aircraft that ‘heavy’ pilots will train on before learning to fly anything from the C-5 Galaxy to the KC 135 Stratotanker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) The 48th FTS makes a ‘heavy’ impact on student pilots every day
A high pitched whirring begins as three pilots prepare for their flight inside a T-1A Jayhawk on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
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2018
Second lieutenants greet Col. Brandon Parker, 7th Bomb Wing Commander, before Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-07’s graduation ceremony April 6, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Parker spoke on many topics and acknowledged his pride for the newest graduates joining the elite military aviators in the world’s greatest Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Parker speaks about Air Force ‘wings’ during 18-07 graduation
The badge commonly referred to as wings, sits over the heart of all aircrew in the U.S. Air Force.
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2018
Retired Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, former Vietnam War prisoner of war, speaks to Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-06’s graduation audience about the TAP code March 9, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. He spoke to the class about his time as a POW and recounted how his success throughout his life came from the same attributes the pilots have and will continue developed throughout their training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) “Smitty” Harris motivates 18-06 with his story
“It’s such a pleasure to be here today with you,” began retired Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, former Vietnam War prisoner of war. “One of the things I like most is to be with and talk to those folks in blue suits.”
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Retired Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris speaks to media and a nearby crowd in Feb. 1973. He did not realize his wife was within a few steps of him during the address, but saw her later along with the rest of his family. (Courtesy photo) 8-year POW recalls return home 45 years later
Stepping off the bus, recently freed American prisoners of war formed up from the tallest to shortest, stiff at attention facing Capt. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris and with a salute they defied their Vietnamese captors one final time.
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