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Photojournalist SSGT J. Scott Crist and Motion Picture Cameraman SMSGT Bill Baker, left to right, aboard a helicopter, accomplish aerial photography of the aircraft storage area. The camera team is assigned to the 1361st Photographic Squadron

AIRMAN First Class Tony Harper, 355th Maintenance Squadron, stands by to give the all clear sign to an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during a test

A UH-1 Iroquois helicopter prepares to pick up a crewman marking his position with a red smoke flare. The UH-1 is participating in combat rescue training exercises

A UH-1 Iroquois helicopter, hovering low over the desert, prepares to pick up a crewman with a rescue harness. The helicopter is participating in combat rescue training exercises

A front view of a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter waiting for orders to take-off during combat rescue training exercises

An A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, flying low over the desert, provides cover fire for helicopters during combat rescue training exercises

A head-on view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft parked on the flight line

A wide-angle head-on view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft showing the General Electric GAU/8A Avenger 30mm seven-barrel cannon mounted in the nose section

AN air-to-air left side view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft banking to the right while flying low-level maneuvers over the Arizona desert. The aircraft is assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla

AN air-to-air view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft flying low-level maneuvers over the Arizona desert. The aircraft is assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla

AN air-to-air left side view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft flying low-level maneuvers over the Arizona desert. The aircraft is assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla

AN air-to-air front view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft flying low-level maneuvers over the Arizona desert. The aircraft is assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla

AN air-to-air left side view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft flying low-level maneuvers over the Arizona desert. The aircraft is assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida

AN air-to-air front view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft banking to the right over the Arizona desert. The aircraft is assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla

LT Kim F.P. Skrinak is aboard an HH-1H Iroquois helicopter before take-off. The lieutenant is one of two pilots, who will be presented the Cheney Awards of 1980 for rescuing a crash-injured glider pilot in a mountain on 24 January 1980

Missile crew member, STAFF SGT. Sue Fiedler, at work

Missile crew members, SGT. Susan Ray, left, and STAFF SGT. Sue Fiedler, at work

Missile crew members CAPT. Mary Brush, left, and LT. Mary Jane Woods, at work

Missile crew member, LT. Mary Jane Woods, at work

Personnel from the 512th Field Training Detachment and Convair/General Dynamics make a final inspection of the first ground launched cruise missile weapons system control trainer installed here. The trainer will be used to instruct maintenance personnel in troubleshooting procedures and routine maintenance at the control center

Personnel of the 390th Missile Maintenance Squadron direct the arrival of a Titan II first stage at the Southern Pacific Railyard. This is the first Titan II missile to be removed from duty with the 390th Strategic Missile Wing, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz

Members of the 390th Missile Maintenance Squadron prepare stage one of a Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for transport from site 571-6 to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona

An interior view of the "roadside" module of the Convair Weapons System Control Trainer (WSCT). The trainer is used to teach troubleshooting and repair to the Tomahawk ground launch cruise missile system to students assigned to the 512th Field Training Detachment

A view of the left front section of an aircraft that has been salvaged for parts, while in storage at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC)

A view of a mechanic's hands as he works on the engine of an aircraft at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC)

A security policeman patrols the aircraft storage area at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC)

A view of T-28 Trojan aircraft in storage at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center

An aerial view of several B-52 Stratofortress aircraft that have been placed in storage at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC)

A petty officer walks by some of the aircraft that have been placed in storage at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC)

A view of various aircraft in storage at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center

A view of aircraft in the rework facility of the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center

A view of an aircraft that have been salvaged for parts, at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC)

A view of an air compressor in front of the various aircraft that have been placed in storage at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC)

A view of a T-28 Trojan aircraft in storage at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC)

Members of the 402nd Combat Logistic Support Squadron prepare an F-105 Thunderchief aircraft for restoration at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center. The 402nd is rebuilding the F-105 under battlefield conditions during exercise Proud Saber

Members of the 402nd Combat Logistic Support Squadron prepare an F-105 Thunderchief aircraft for restoration at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center. The 402nd is rebuilding the F-105 under battlefield conditions during exercise Proud Saber

Ground crewman wash an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft of the 18th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 343 Composite Wing prior to a flight to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to participate in a Gunsmoke gunnery meet

A right side view of a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter participating in rescue efforts along the Palo-Verde River. Record rainfalls on the first two days of October caused extreme flood devastation along the river in and around Tucson. The helicopter is assigned to Detachment 1, 37th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

A home situated along the Palo-Verde River damaged by flooding caused by record rainfalls in October 1983. Rescue assistance is being provided to the area by Detachment 1, 37th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

A video display screen at the missile launch commander's position in the Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) training simulator operated by the 868th Tactical Missile Training Squadron (TMTS). Commands are initiated by fingertip contact in the appropriate blocks on the screen

Members of the 487th Tactical Missile Wing (TMW) raise the launch tubes of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launcher during a field training deployment

Major James Blondin, an instructor with the 868th Tactical Missile Training Squadron (TMTS), sits in the missile launch commander's position in the Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) training simulator. He is going over missile status checking procedures and the environmental control board during GLCM training

A right rear view of the Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launcher in the fully-raised position during a field training deployment

A left front view of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launch control trailer heading for a field training deployment

Members of the 487th Tactical Missile Wing (TMW) raise the launch tubes of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launcher during a field training deployment

Members of the 487th Tactical Missile Wing (TMW) raise the launch tubes of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launcher during a field training deployment

A rear view of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launcher in the fully-raised position during a field training deployment

A left front view of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) transporter/launcher heading for a field training deployment

Captain Lawton Duncan, an instructor with the 868th Tactical Missile Training Squadron (TMTS), sits at the second launch command position in the Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) training simulator. Launch controls are placed far enough apart to prevent one individual from effecting a launch

A right front view of a 1000 horsepower diesel-powered tractor used with the Ground Launched Cruise Missile (GLCM) system. The vehicle is built by the German company M.A.N. under contract with the US Air Force

The Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launcher control panel. The panel is used to raise and lower the launch tubes

A member of the 487th Tactical Missile Wing (TMW) raises the launch tubes of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launcher during a field training deployment

A control console at the missile launch commander's position in the Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) training simulator operated by the 868th Tactical Missile Training Squadron (TMTS)

Members of the 487th Tactical Missile Wing (TMW) raise the launch tubes of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) launcher during a field training deployment

Major Steven Bienstock, an instructor with the 868th Tactical Missile Training Squadron (TMTS), guides a class through equipment fault analysis procedures on the environmental control panels. The class is undergoing Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) training

Air Base Ground Defense personnel go into the field in a specially-equipped diesel-powered 3/4-ton truck mounting an M60 machine gun. They are trained for Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) deployment and defense

A camouflaged Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) position during a field training deployment

A right front view of a Ground Launch Cruise Missile (GLCM) transporter/launcher under camouflage netting during a field training deployment. Security personnel sleep in the tent pitched next to the launcher

STAFF Sergeant Larry Sennet and AIRMAN First Class Stacy Brower prepare pans of bacon for breakfast at the Desert Inn Dining Hall

STAFF SGT. Sandra Cary, an alert crew chief assigned to Detachment 1, 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, attaches a refueling nozzle to an aircraft during operations on the flight line

MASTER Sergeant Russell Bayne, a maintenance superintendent assigned to Detachment 1, 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, operates a jack during a landing gear inspection on the flight line

STAFF SGT. Sandra Talboot and STAFF SGT. Johnson secure an AIM-4 Super Falcon missile in a cart after removing it from the weapons bay of an F-106 Delta Dart aircraft. They are assigned to Detachment 1, 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron

STAFF SGT. Sandra Cary, an alert crew chief assigned to Detachment 1, 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, attaches a refueling nozzle to an aircraft during operations on the flight line

A demolitions expert looks over the debris from a recently destroyed Titan II missile silo. The silo is one of the eight missile complexes being dismantled in accordance with the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II)

Demolition experts prepare explosive devices around a Titan II missile silo slated for destruction in accordance with the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II)

An aerial view of a Titan II missile silo being blown up by demolitions experts in accordance with the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II)

A view of a Titan II missile silo after being destroyed by demolitions experts in acccordance with the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II)

A Titan II missile silo just prior to its destruction in accordance with the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II). The tires are used to keep the flying debris to a minimum

An aerial view of a Titan II missile silo after being destroyed by demolitions experts in accordance with the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II)

A Titan II missile silo just prior to its destruction in accordance with the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II). The tires are used to keep the flying debris to a minimum

An aerial view of a Titan II missile silo being blown up by demolitions experts in accordance with the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II)

View of the air traffic control tower for the 1903rd Communications Squadron

An interior view of a Military Airlift Command C-21A Learjet aircraft showing its medical evacuation capabilities

An interior view of a Military Airlift Command C-21A Learjet aircraft showing its cargo handling capabilities

An interior view of a Military Airlift Command C-21A Learjet aircraft during its rollout at Gates Learjet Corp

A right side view of a Military Airlift Command C-21A Learjet aircraft as it takes off

A left side view of a Military Airlift Command C-21A Learjet aircraft parked on the flight line

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Robert Lange, 820th Civil Engineering Squadron, tightens a bolt on a template that will be used to mold concrete. He is involved in the construction of an outside storage area for the 836th Supply Squadron

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) David Heeter, 820th Civil Engineering Squadron, smooths a freshly poured concrete surface with a trowel. He is involved in the construction of an outside storage area for the 836th Supply Squadron

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Robert Lange, 820th Civil Engineering Squadron, tightens a bolt on a template that will be used to mold concrete. He is involved in the construction of an outside storage area for the 836th Supply Squadron

Sergeant (SGT) Terry Lane, 820th Civil Engineering Squadron, attaches a completed template to forms used to mold concrete. He is involved in the construction of an outside storage area for the 836th Supply Squadron

Members of the 820th Civil Engineering Squadron, smooth freshly poured concrete. They are building an outside storage area for the 836th Supply Squadron. In the foreground is AIRMAN First Class (A1C) David Heeter

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Scott Runyan, 820th Civil Engineering Squadron, smoothes freshly poured concrete. He is involved in the construction of an outside storage area for the 836th Supply Squadron

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Runyan, 820th Civil Engineering Squadron, smoothes freshly poured concrete under the supervison of Lieutenant Lee Dickenson, project officer. They are involved in the construction of an outside storage area for the 836th Supply Squadron

A member of a combat logistics support squadron builds a replacement tube for a damaged B-52 Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84. He is wearing nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) protective equipment

A round from a battle damage infliction gun strikes the left inboard engines of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft. The aircraft will be repaired by members of a combat logistics support squadron during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

Members of a combat logistics support squadron wearing nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) protective gear wait in a simulated shelter during a mock attack. They are repairing damaged B-52 Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A rivet is inserted in a sheet metal aircraft patch during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Michael Lucid of the 2954th Combat Logistics Support Squadron cuts through a panel near the rear stabilizer fin while repairing a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

Combat logistics support squadron carpenters build a shipping crate for a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft landing gear door during night operations for Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84. (SUBSTANDARD)

The battle damage infliction gun used to simulate anti-aircraft damage on aircraft during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84. The gun was provided by the Foreign Munitions Test and Evaluation Group of the Air Force Wright Aeronautical Laboratories

A blast shield is lowered into position behind a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft to stop stray shrapnel from leaving the aircraft when it is fired on by a battle damage infliction gun during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A manually-operated blind fastener gun is used to repair aircraft sheet metal during a simulated power failure. The gun is being tested during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

The tail of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft is damaged as a shell is fired into it from battle damage infliction gun used to simulate anti-aircraft damage. The aircraft will be repaired by members of a combat logistics support squadron during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A combat logistics support squadron engine repair crew works on a damaged B-52 Stratofortress aircraft during night operations for Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84. (SUBSTANDARD)

A member of the combat logistics support squadron selects hydraulic tube fittings needed to repair a damaged B-52 Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A hole in the front landing gear wheel well bay of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft caused by a round from a battle damage infliction gun. The aircraft will be repaired by combat logistics support squadron personnel during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84. On the skin of the aircraft is a list of internal damage

Members of a combat logistics support squadron wearing nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) protective gear wait in a simulated shelter during a mock attack. They are repairing damaged B-52 Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A crane lifts the battle damage infliction gun used to simulate anti-aircraft damage on aircraft during Exercise NIGHT/TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84. The gun was provided by the Foreign Munitions Test and Evaluation Group of the Air Force Wright Aeronautical Laboratories

Members of the 2953rd Combat Logistics Support Squadron are briefed by the exercise director upon their arrival at the base for Exercise NIGHT TRAIN/GLOBAL SHIELD '84