People meeting people

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    Members from the 35th AMU and the 36th AMU from Osan AB competed against each other on May 10th, 2008 during a peninsula-wide weapons load competition. [USAF photo by SSgt. Araceli Alarcon]
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    A1C. Kyle Hughes, 354th AMXS crew chief, attaches a ladder to F-16C block 30 #86-0268 from the 18th AS at Eielson AFB on May 8th, 2008. The 18th AS is participating in Northern Edge, simulating enemy aircraft from various countries in order to allow joint forces to train for world wide crises. [USAF photo by A1C. Jonathan Steffen]
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    Maj. Gene Cassingham, 18th AS F-16 pilot, is assisted by a member of the ground crew on May 7th, 2008 after the flight in which he reached his 2,000 hour mark. He is the first 18th AS pilot since the activation of the 18th AS to reach this career hallmark. Major Cassingham is now one of five pilots on Eielson AFB with a flying time of 2,000 hours or more in the F-16, most of those pilots are lieutenant colonels or higher in rank. There are 541 total pilots in the Air Force who have reached the same milestone. [USAF photo by MSgt. Jill Victor]
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    Lt. Col. Sam Shaneyfelt, 85th Test and Evaluation commander, climbs out of his F-16 after he reached the 3,000 hour mark in the skies over Hill AFB on April 24th, 2008. He becomes only the 139th Air Force pilot to reach 3,000 hours in an F-16. [Photo by Alex R. Lloyd]
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    Colonel CQ 'Wolf' Brown, 8th FW commander, prepares to exit F-16C block 40 #89-2062 after completing his fini-flight on May 19th, 2008. The fini-flight is a time-honored military aviation tradition marking the end of a pilot's or commander's time, upon completion of their final flight. [USAF photo by SrA. Angela Ruiz]
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    Colonel CQ 'Wolf' Brown, 8th FW commander, prepares to exit F-16C block 40 #89-2062 after completing his fini-flight on May 19th, 2008. The fini-flight is a time-honored military aviation tradition marking the end of a pilot's or commander's time, upon completion of their final flight. [USAF photo by SrA. Angela Ruiz]
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    Capt. Jayson Rickard, 35th FS weapons officer, participates in a hose down of Colonel CQ 'Wolf' Brown, 8th FW commander, during his return from his fini-flight on May 19th, 2008. The fini-flight is a time-honored military aviation tradition marking the end of a pilot's or commander's time upon completion of their final flight. [USAF photo by SrA. Giang Nguyen]
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    Col.l James 'Wolf' Bearden, 8th FW commander, speaks to members of the 8th FW at Hanger 3 during the wing's change of command ceremony on May 23rd, 2008. Members of the Wolf Pack witnessed Col. CQ Brown, former 8th FW commander, relinquish command to Colonel Bearden. [USAF photo by SrA. Giang Nguyen]
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    Lt. Gen. Stephen Wood, 7th AF, Air Forces Korea commander, passes the 8th FW guidon to Colonel James 'Wolf' Bearden, 8th FW commander, during the wing change of command ceremony on May 23rd, 2008. Colonel Bearden is the Wolf Pack's 47th 'Wolf'. [USAF photo by SrA. Dana D. Hill]
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    Maj. Sean Gustafson, 93rd FS pilot, talks to TSgt. Ivan Jockovich, 482nd AMXS crew chief, prior to take-off during Operation Deliberate Tropic (a base-wide Operational Readiness Exercise hold March 8-11), at Homestead ARB, on March 9th, 2008. Gustafson, 36, has been selected by the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds. His selection marks the first time a member from the Air Force Reserve will fly with the elite demonstration team since its formation in 1953. Maj. Gustafson will fly the No. 4 slot aircraft during the 2009 and 2010 demonstration seasons. [USAF photo by Tim Norton]
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    Maj. Sean Gustafson, 93rd FS pilot, talks to a group of Daisy Girl Scouts from Troop 466, Palmetto Bay, Fla., about the capabilities of the F-16 at Homestead ARB, on March 27th, 2008. Gustafson, 36, has been selected by the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds. His selection marks the first time a member from the Air Force Reserve will fly with the elite demonstration team since its formation in 1953. Maj. Gustafson will fly the No. 4 slot aircraft during the 2009 and 2010 demonstration seasons. [USAF photo by Nelly Veneros]
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    A1C. Shuan Lim, 79th FS crew chief, marshalls Capt. Greg Boland, 79th FS F-16 pilot, prior to take off for a deployment to Balad AB on May 27th, 2008. More than 200 Airmen from the 20th FW are deploying to Balad. [USAF photo by A1C. Matthew Davis]