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An unidentified U.S. Air Force Major and former Prisoner of War walks the red carpet, past the honor guard, to the plane that will return him to the United States

A Air Force Major accompany two Afghanistani refugees walking away from the aircraft that brought them to Germany to receive specialized medical treatment. Afghanistani refugees were treated under the auspices of the McCullen amendment, which allows DoD to make available non-combative goods for humanitarian projects

US Air Force Major (MAJ) Fitzpatrick, mission commander, goes over the route to the South Pole with a KC-10 Extender aircraft crew. US and New Zealand military personnel are preparing for a mid-winter airdrop of supplies over the South Pole

An Air Force Major assigned to the Asian Pacific Theater becomes an ambassador of goodwill by handing out food to local civilians in need.(Published in AIRMAN Magazine May 1996 ) Exact Date Shot Unknown

US Air Force Major (Dr.) Lowell Sensintaffar checks 1-year old Brikena's heartbeat a couple months after she had surgery to fix a hole in her heart. Brikena and her mother, Luljeta Pireva, are Kosovo refugees. Gloria Leonarduzzi (not shown) arranged for the life-saving operation. This iamge was used in the October 1999 AIRMAN Magazine article "Gloria's Gift"

Barbara Helm, wife of US Air Force Major Alfred Helm, and daughter, Hannah, rake leaves in front of their on-base house. From the March 2000 AIRMAN Magazine article "Based in Beantown," depicting how good an assignment to Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts can be up in the Northeast

Right side profile medium close-up shot as U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique, Dean Curran, Left, and U.S. Air Force Major. General Joe Wehrle (Center), commander of Joint Task Force Operation Atlas Response, discuss the delivery of humanitarian relief supplies with German Colonel Joachim Wundrak, the head of the German contingent. To date, Joint Special Operations Task Force aircraft, participating in Operation Atlas Response, have delivered more than 71 tons of humanitarian relief supplies on 102 flights to more than 20 locations

US Air Force Major, Dr. Thomas Grimm, 31st Medical Support Squadron Dental Clinic, Aviano Air Base, Italy, reviews x-rays and updates a chart after an oral surgery consultation. The dental clinic at Aviano Air Base, Italy, provides care for active duty service members, deployed guard, reserve troops, retirees and family members

US Air Force Major Ted McClegkey, 16th Air Force, Aviano Air Base, Italy, distributes fruit to Bosnia refugees in Camp Kozina, Slovenia. MAJ McClegkey is a member of H.E.A.R.T., Humanitarian Essential Aid Relief Team. H.E.A.R.T aids Eastern European refugees and other displaced persons, through assessment of needs, collection and distribution of resources with the cooperation of local and international organizations to include local churches, scouting activities and base booster clubs

US Air Force Major Kimberly A. Thomas (Left foreground), a Surgical Services Provider for the 31st Medical Group, Aviano AIr Base, Italy, briefs USAF Lieutenant General Paul K. Carlton, Surgeon General of the Air Force, on the 31st Medical Group's rennovation efforts at Sacile Hospital

(from left to right) US Air Force AIRMAN First Class Nathan Castle, US Air Force CHIEF MASTER Sergeant Carey Castle and US Air Force Major (Ret) Allan Castle pause for a picture on the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, flightline. A1C Castle is an F-16 Crewchief assigned to the 55th Fighter Squadron while his father, CMSGT Castle, is also a F-16 Crewchief assigned to the 20th Logistics Group. MAJ Allan Castle is a former USAF KC-135 Pilot that retired from service in 1971. A1C and CMSGT Castle had the opportunity to launch a jet together as a team while MAJ Castle and other family members looked on. CMSGT Castle retires tomorrow on Friday Feb. 2, 2001. CMSGT Castle is assigned to the ...

A US Air Force Major (MAJ) Douglas Schaare, 79th Fighter Squadron, 20th fighter Wing pilots an F-16CJ Fighting Falcon aircraft over the Utah Test and Training Range during the Tiger Meet of the Americas air combat training mission. The Inaugural Tiger Meet of the Americas brought together flying units from throughout North America that have a Tiger or large cat as their unit symbol. The Tiger Meet of the Americas closely resembles the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)/Europe Tiger Meet in its goal of fostering camaraderie, teamwork and tactics familiarization

US Air Force Major (MAJ) Kellie Davila-Martinez, 39TH Transportation Squadron Commander (right), looks on as equipment is checked during a semi-annual warrior wheels competition, Incirlik Air base Turkey

US Air Force Major (MAJ) Kellie Davila-Martinez, 39TH Transportation Squadron Commander, checks a vehicle during a semi-annual warrior wheels competition, Incirlik Air base Turkey

US Air Force Major (MAJ) Michael Allshouse, 39th Security Forces Squadron Commander, briefs Department of Defense Dependent Schools new and returning teachers during a teachers orientation day, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense, listens to a question from a U.S. Air Force Major during a town hall meeting at the Pentagon, Washington D.C., on Mar. 7, 2002.(DoD photo by Robert D. Ward) (Released)

Easter Sunday sunrise service, led by US Air Force Major (MAJ) Mark Hobbs, Chaplain, held at the beach of the Black Sea at Camp Sarafovo, Bulgaria, Sunday during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Navy (USN) Steelworker First Class (SW1) David Snyder and USN Builder First Class (BU1) Brian Moroski, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7, Gulfport, Mississippi (MS), clean the outside area of the An Nasiriyah Police Headquarters Building as Iraqi police officers look on from the second floor windows. The NMCB 7 is deployed to An Nasiriyah to assist with the rebuilding of the city in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Navy (USN) personnel from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7, Gulfport, Mississippi (MS), assemble outside the An Nasiriyah Police Headquarters Building to receive a safety and mission briefing before starting work on the facility. The NMCB7 is assisting with the rebuilding of the police headquarters in An Nasiriyah in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Navy (USN) Utilitiesmen Second Class (UT2) Chuck Richard, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7, Gulfport, Mississippi (MS), repairs piping underneath a sink in an An Nasiriyah orphanage, while a group of Iraqi women gather for causal conversation during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Open flash-time lapsed photography showing US Air Force Major (MAJ) Erik Koda, a Flight Doctor assigned to the Pentagons Air Force flight medicine clinic, 11th Medical Group (MG). Dr. Koda rendered care during the Al-Rasheed Hotel rocket attack in Baghdad Iraq, where he provided medical treatment to 6 of the 18 people wounded during the attack