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97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

From left, U.S. Air Force Maj. Randall Hooper, 97th Training Squadron dean of curriculum, and Maj. Matthew Dinsdale, 58th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III instructor pilot, flies a C-17 through the Colorado mountain range, May 20, 2021. Following a flyover of the U.S. Air Force Academy, the C-17 aircrew flew through the state’s mountains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

U.S. Air Force Maj. Randall Hooper, 97th Training Squadron dean of curriculum, flies a C-17 Globemaster III through the Colorado mountain range, May 20, 2021. Maneuvering through demanding terrain is another flexible capability of the C-17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

The Colorado mountain range is seen from inside C-17 Globemaster III, May 20, 2021. Aircrews from the 97th Air Mobility Wing regularly conducts low-level flights in different terrains outside of Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to expand their skill set. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

U.S. Air Force Maj. Randall Hooper, 97th Training Squadron dean of curriculum, flies a C-17 Globemaster III over the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), May 20, 2021. USAFA’s mission is focused on developing the Air and Space Force’s leaders of tomorrow. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

U.S. Air Force Maj. Matthew Dinsdale, 58th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III instructor pilot, flies through the Colorado mountain range, May 20, 2021. The mountainous terrain allowed aircrew to expand their training skill set within a different environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

U.S. Air Force Maj. Randall Hooper, 97th Training Squadron dean of curriculum, flies a C-17 Globemaster III through the Colorado mountain range, May 20, 2021. The flexibility and performance of the C-17 force improves the ability of the total airlift system to fulfill worldwide air mobility requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

From left, U.S. Air Force Maj. Randall Hooper, 97th Training Squadron dean of curriculum, and Maj. Matthew Dinsdale, 58th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III instructor pilot, flies over the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), May 20, 2021. The C-17 aircrew performed the flyover in celebration of USAFA’s graduation week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

The Colorado mountain range is seen from inside C-17 Globemaster III, May 20, 2021. The C-17 can perform tactical airlift, airdrop and transport missions litters during aeromedical evacuations when required in aera’s with difficult terrain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

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A C-17 Globemaster III aircrew from the 97th Air Mobility Wing, flew to the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, to perform a flyover for graduation week, May 20, 2021. In its 66 years of service, the Air Force Academy has commissioned 52,000 Second Lieutenants through its rigorous four year program.

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