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New 86th Flying Training Squadron Heritage Tail

The new heritage tail of the 86th Flying Training Squadron sits prior to an unveiling ceremony August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and honors the Airmen who served aboard, the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

The new heritage tail of the 86th Flying Training Squadron sits prior to an unveiling ceremony August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and honors the Airmen who served aboard, the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Marc Howe, 86th Flying Training Squadron flight commander, speaks to a crowd before the unveiling of the new 86th FTS heritage tail on August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Capt. Howe spoke about how this aircraft honored both the airmen who came before and would serve after the painting of this plane. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Marc Howe, 86th Flying Training Squadron flight commander, speaks to a crowd before the unveiling of the new 86th FTS heritage tail on August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Capt. Howe spoke about how this aircraft honored both the airmen who came before and would serve after the painting of this plane. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

The new heritage tail of the 86th Flying Training Squadron is unveiled as the hangar door lifts up on August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The paint scheme of the aircraft reflects a heritage that dates back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

The new heritage tail of the 86th Flying Training Squadron is unveiled as the hangar door lifts up on August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The paint scheme of the aircraft reflects a heritage that dates back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Cesar Espinoza, Laughlin Air Force Base corrosion shop supervisor, poses with U.S. Air Force Capt. Marc Howe, 86th Flying Training Squadron flight commander, while holding a plaque presented to Laughlin maintainers for their work with the heritage tail on August 13, 2021. The paint scheme of the aircraft reflects a heritage that dates back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Cesar Espinoza, Laughlin Air Force Base corrosion shop supervisor, poses with U.S. Air Force Capt. Marc Howe, 86th Flying Training Squadron flight commander, while holding a plaque presented to Laughlin maintainers for their work with the heritage tail on August 13, 2021. The paint scheme of the aircraft reflects a heritage that dates back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Aircraft maintainers from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, pose with the plaque given to them for their work with the heritage tail on August 13, 2021. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and honors the Airmen who served aboard, the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Aircraft maintainers from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, pose with the plaque given to them for their work with the heritage tail on August 13, 2021. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and honors the Airmen who served aboard, the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Maintainers from the corrosion shop at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, pose with the plaque given to them for their work with the heritage tail on August 13, 2021. The Douglas B-18 “Bolo” paint scheme dates back to World War II and honors a rich Air Force heritage. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Maintainers from the corrosion shop at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, pose with the plaque given to them for their work with the heritage tail on August 13, 2021. The Douglas B-18 “Bolo” paint scheme dates back to World War II and honors a rich Air Force heritage. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Shawn Chaney, 86th Flying Training Squadron commander, and U.S. Air Force Capt. Marc Howe, 86th Flying Training Squadron flight commander, Smile in front of the recently completed heritage tail at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas on August 13, 2021. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Shawn Chaney, 86th Flying Training Squadron commander, and U.S. Air Force Capt. Marc Howe, 86th Flying Training Squadron flight commander, Smile in front of the recently completed heritage tail at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas on August 13, 2021. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Humberto Figueroa, 47th Flying Training Wing aircraft maintainer, traces the art of the new heritage tail of the 86th Flying Training Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on August 13, 2021. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and honors the Airmen who served aboard, the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Humberto Figueroa, 47th Flying Training Wing aircraft maintainer, traces the art of the new heritage tail of the 86th Flying Training Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on August 13, 2021. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and honors the Airmen who served aboard, the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

The new heritage tail of the 86th Flying Training Squadron sits after being unveiled on August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and honors the Airmen who served aboard, the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

The new heritage tail of the 86th Flying Training Squadron sits after being unveiled on August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The paint scheme of the aircraft reaches back to the Douglas B-18 “Bolo” of World War II and honors the Airmen who served aboard, the nose of the aircraft is also inscribed with Capt. Glen Edward’s name in memory of his service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas --

The 86th Flying Training Squadron showed off their new heritage tail on August 13, 2021 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The heritage tail, painted by the corrosion shop at Laughlin, shows heritage that dates back to the Douglas B-18 "Bolo" of World War II. On the nose of the aircraft it displays the names of Lt. Col. Shawn Chaney, 86th FTS commander, and Capt. Glen Edwards. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen)

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