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A close up view of a US Air Force B-2 Spirit Bomber from 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB, MO being refueled by the boom and refueling arm of a KC-10 Extender aircraft. The image was taken from the Boom Operators position

A statue which sprang up in one night. Elle Arreta Le Flot. The Spirit of Belgium stopping the German Hordes. Brussels, Belgium. 11-26-1918

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Lafayette - Marne Day Celebration, Central Park, New York City. Left to right: Katherine Sutton, Lieut. Adrian de Pachmann, of the French High Commission and Mildred Muller, the "Spirit of France."

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New Jersey - Munition workers show patriotic spirit. Girl employees of International Arms and Fuse, Company, Plant, Bloomfield, New Jersey join in parade

Airplanes - Parts - Airplane Production. Workman with delicate spirit level is finding exact level for keypart of fuselage on body of plane. Every face of the central square must be exactly parallel or at right angles to every other face. Received from C.P.I

Artists - American Artworks (Wartime Cartoons) - War Cartoons. "Spirit of Victory: Give Him This Day Our Daily Bread, if Need Be" - by F.G. Cooper in Collier's, July 13, 1918

Ceremonies - France - British workers carry American Flag in Parade. British munition engineers in Coventry, England who were on strike convinced that thei move was not patriotic, went back to work. Celebrations and parades were held in Coventry to show the change of spirit. The American flag was always in evidence

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Indpendence Day Parade, Fifth Avenue, New York City, July 4, 1918. The "Spirit of '76"

The All-American Spirit

Same Old Spirit of '76

Spirit of Young America

The Right Spirit

The Spirit of Nineteen-nineteen

Photograph of Charles Lindbergh and The Spirit of St. Louis after Landing in Paris

That Old Bryan Spirit

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Iowa - Dickinson County - Spirit Lake - ED 30-3, ED 30-23

That Conquering Cooperative Spirit!

Photograph of Spirit Lake

Mount St. Helens and Spirit Lake

Edward J. King Presenting a Pewter Spirit of ‘76 Sculpture to President Gerald R. Ford in Boston, Massachusetts

WESTVIEW CONCRETE TRUCK PAINTED FOR SPIRIT OF '76 AT CARPENTER SHOP

WESTVIEW CONCRETE TRUCK PAINTED FOR SPIRIT OF '76 AT CARPENTER SHOP

WESTVIEW CONCRETE TRUCK PAINTED FOR SPIRIT OF '76 AT CARPENTER SHOP

Photograph of President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford in front of the Spirit of '76 Airplane before Departing from Belgrade, Yugoslavia

An air-to-air left side view of the Bicentennial RF-4B Phantom II aircraft "Spirit of America". The aircraft is assigned to Marine PHOTO Reconnaissance Squadron 3 (VMEP-3) Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro, California

STIRLING SPIRIT

Rear Admiral (RADM) (upper half) Lando W. Zech, commander, US Naval Forces Japan, raises a toast to Mr. Shigeyasu Sakata, president of Shinwa Bank, the Japan-America Society and the Chamber of Commerce/Industry at an award ceremony for Sakata. Sakata received the Secretary of the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award for his efforts at building a cooperative spirit between the governments and peoples of the United States and Japan. Sakata's wife, Haru, looks on

Rear Admiral (RADM) (upper half) Lando W. Zech, commander, US Naval Forces Japan, presents the Secretary of the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award to Mr. Shigeyasu Sakata, president of Shinwa Bank, the Japan-America Society and the Chamber of Commerce/Industry. The award is in recognition of Sakata's efforts at building a cooperative spirit between the governments and peoples of the United States and Japan. Sakata's wife, Haru, looks on

Mr. Shigeyasu Sakata, president of Shinwa Bank, the Japan-America Society and the Chamber of Commerce/Industry, addresses the crowd gathered for an award ceremony held in his honor. Sakata received the Secretary of the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award for his efforts at building a cooperative spirit between the governments and peoples of the United States and Japan. Rear Admiral (RADM) (upper half) Lando W. Zech, commander, US Naval Forces Japan, and Sakata's wife, Haru, look on

Rear Admiral (RADM) (upper half) Lando W. Zech, commander, US Naval Forces Japan, presents the Secretary of the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award to Mr. Shigeyasu Sakata, president of Shinwa Bank, the Japan-America Society and the Chamber of Commerce/Industry. The award is in recognition of Sakata's efforts at building a cooperative spirit between the governments and peoples of the United States and Japan. Sakata's wife, Haru, looks on

TECH. SGT. Daniel C. Perez Osan Air Base, Korea....An airman readies an inert AGM-65 Maverick air-to-air missile for removal from its container during the missile breakout and assembly portion of the combat readiness competition Sabre Spirit '88. Teams fr

TECH. SGT. Daniel C. Perez Osan Air Base, Korea....With evaluators looking on, airmen assemble a piece of munitions handling equipment in a hangar during the combat readiness competition Sabre Spirit '88. Teams from 11 Pacific- area commands are competing

Artwork: "Catch the Spirit" Artist: Katherine Metz

Artwork: "The Spirit of the Academy" Artist: H. Kurt Stoessel

Trophies that will be awarded to the winning teams during Sabre Spirit I, a munitions loading competition between teams from all the tactical units within the Fifth Air Force. The loading competition will be judge for safely, reliability, compliance with technical data, condition of tools and equipment and speed of loading

A loading crew carries an AIM-9P Sidewinder missile to be mounted on the wing pylon of an F-15 Eagle aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A1C Aaron Franklin loads 7.62mm shells into the weapon system of an OV-10A Bronco aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

SMSGT Driscoll judges the performance of teams competing in loading exercise Sabre Spirit I

MAJ Applewhite, judge of munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I, discusses operations with WO1 Park, Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Weapons Loading Section, while a Korean loading crew stands at attention

AMN Andrew Jennings and SSGT Felton load 20mm shells into an F-15 Eagle aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

Team members of the 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit begin Sabre Spirit I munitions loading competition by loading an F-4E Phantom II aircraft with a Mark 84 2,000-pound bomb

A right side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft in one of the "quick-turn" hangars used to store aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A Korean loading crew member prepares to mount a Mark 84 2,000-pound bomb onto an F-4E Phantom II aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

Members of a loading crew from the 6151st Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron are given a briefing prior to loading an AGM-65 Maverick missile onto an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

AMN Andrew Jennings attaches a stabilizer to an AIM-7F Sparrow III missile prior to mounting it on an aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

MAJ Applewhite and SMSGT Driscoll, competition judges, observe as A1C Franklin and SSGT Klobetanz check over 7.62mm shells and white phosphorus rocket canisters prior to loading them into their OV-10A Bronco aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A1C Aaron Franklin loads a white phosphorus rocket canister into a pod mounted under an OV-10A Bronco aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A1C Aaron Franklin receives instructions from load crew chief SSGT Klobetanz, while MAJ Applewhite observes, during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

SSGT Page from Headquarters Aerospace Audiovisual Service, Norton Air Force Base, California, demonstrates his television camera for students from the Seoul American Elementary School. The students were observing munition loading competition Sabre Spirit I while on a field trip

Members of a loading crew from the 6151st Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load two AGM-65 Maverick missiles onto the wing pylon of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A Korean loading crew member prepares a Mark 84 2,000-pound bomb, prior to mounting it onto an F-4E Phantom II aircraft, during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

SSGT Klobetanz prepares an OV-10A Bronco aircraft pod to receive a white prosphorus rocket canister during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

GEN Kim (left) Republic of Korea Air Force CHIEF of STAFF, poses with the first runners up in the Fifth Air Force munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A load crew from the 18th Aircraft Generation Squadron is briefed by MAJ Applewhite, loading judge, prior to the start of loading on their F-15 Eagle aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

Loading crew members of the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Unit wait for the signal to begin loading their OV-10A Bronco aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

SMSGT Driscoll observes as a Korean load crew member prepares a Mark 84 2,000-pound bomb, on an F-4E Phantom II aircraft, during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

TSGT Park, weapons load crew chief for the 6497th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, raises his hands in victory after his unit was presented with a trophy for taking top honors in the munition loading competition Sabre Spirit I. The trophy was presented to the unit by GEN Charles Gabriel, Air Force CHIEF of STAFF

AMN Andrew Jennings prepares an AIM-9P Sidewinder missile for mounting on an F-15 Eagle aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A Korean loading crew from the 6497th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares to load a Mark 84 2,000-pound bomb onto the wing pylon of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A Korean load crew loads 20mm shells into an F-4E Phantom II aircraft, during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

AMN Andrew Jennings checks 20mm shells prior to loading them on an F-15 Eagle aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

GEN Charles Gabriel (left), Air Force CHIEF of STAFF, poses with trophy winners from the Fifth Air Force munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

Team members of the 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit begin Sabre Spirit I munitions loading competition by loading an F-4E Phantom II aircraft with a Mark 84 2,000-pound bomb

A loading crew attaches an AIM-9P Sidewinder missile to the wing pylon of an F-15 Eagle aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

1LT Mike Reed, a pilot with the 36th Tactical Fighter Squadron, gives a lift to a student from the Seoul American Elementary School. The child was visiting the base on a field trip during munition loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A Korean loading crew from the 6497th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares to load a Mark 84 2,000-pound bomb onto the wing pylon of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft during munitions loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A Korean honor guard stands at attention during the closing ceremony for munition loading competition Sabre Spirit I

A Sabre Spirit I sign stenciled on the side of an auxiliary power unit. Sabre Spirit I is a munitions loading competition between teams from all the tactical units within the Fifth Air Force. The loading competition will be judge for safely, reliability, compliance with technical data, condition of tools and equipment and speed of loading

Sergeant Yang Byung Gun, 6497th Consolidated Avionics Maintenance Squadron, preps a Mark 84 bomb prior to loading it on an F-4E Phantom II aircraft during Sabre Spirit One, the first annual 5th Air Force munitions loading competition

Major Jack T. Applewhite, left, and SENIOR MASTER Sergeant John H. Driscoll Jr. brief crew chiefs prior to the opening ceremonies of Sabre Spirit One, the first annual 5th Air Force munitions loading competition

Colonel Keith Connolly, Vice Commander of the 314th Air Division, speaks during the opening ceremony for Sabre Spirit One, the first annual 5th Air Force munitions loading competition

Empty 20 mm shells are unloaded from an F-4E Phantom II aircraft prior to the loading of new shells during Sabre Spirit One, the first annual 5th Air Force munitions loading competition

STAFF Sergeant Ricky S. Francis, 36th Avionics Maintenance Unit (AMU), mounts a Mark 84 bomb while the judges, Major Jack T. Applewhite and SENIOR MASTER Sergeant John Driscoll, watch. The 36th AMU is participating in Sabre Spirit One, the annual 5th Air Force munitions loading competition

Members of the 18th Aircraft Generation Squadron look over the scores after time completion of Sabre Spirit One, the first annual 5th Air Force munitions loading competition

Artwork: "The Spirit of Alfa 5" Artist: Marylee Moreland, USAF Art Collection

Aviation Bostswain's Mate fuels 3rd Class (ABF3) J. Deshaies and Corporal R. Perez run past a row of CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters and a Sea Sparrow launcher on the USS GUAM (LPH 9), They are the final runners in the trans-Atlantic marathon to honor the Olympic spirit. The race began 4/20 in Rota, Spain, and ended 5/1 inside the 3-mile limit near Morehead City, North Carolina

Saiolrs and Marines cheer at the conclusion of the "Run Across the Atlantic", a Navy/Marine Corps marathon held aboard the USS GUAM (LPH 9) to honor the Olympic spirit. Captian J. M. Quarterman, commanding officer of the ship, and Colonel J. P. Faulkner, commanding officer of the ship, and Colonel J. P. Faulkner, commanding officer of the 22nd MAU, wave flags. The race began on 4/20 in Rota, Spain, and ended on 5/1 inside the 3-mile limit near Morehead City, North Carolina

Colonel J. P. Faulkner, commanding officer of the 22nd MAU, congratulates Aviation Boastwain's Mate Fuels 3rd Class (ABF3) J. Deshaies as the Navy runner with the most Olympic spirit during the Guam's "Run Across the Atlantic". The trans-Alantic marathon began April 20th in Rota, Spain, and ended May 1st inside the 3-mile limit near Morehead City, North Carolina

Colonel J. P. Faulkner, 22nd MAU commanding officer, and Captain J. M. Quarterman, USS GUAM (LPH 9) commanding offier, congratulate Major Gallagher of HMM-261 as the Marine runner with the most Olympic spirit during the GUAM's "Run Across the Atlantic". The trans-Alantic marathon began April 20th in Rota, Spain, and ended May 1st inside the 3-mile limit near Morehead City, North Carolina

Captain J.M Quarterman, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS GUAM (LPH 9), congratulations Aviation Boatswain's Mate Fuels 3rd Class (ABF3) J. Deshaies as the Navy runner with the most Olympic spirit during the Guam's "Run Across the Atlantic". The trans-Atlantic marathon began April 20th in Rota, Spain, and ended May 1st inside the three mile limit near Morehead City, North Carolina

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Mark R. Puffer accepts the United Service Organization (USO) C. Haskell Small Award from Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger. The award is presented annually by the Metropolitan USO to a local, active duty military person who best displays the volunteer spirit

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Robert J. Geurreo, left, and AIRMAN First Class (A1C) of the 51st Aircraft Generation Squadron, 51st Tactical Fighter Wing, inspect rockets that will be mounted on an OV-10A Bronco aircraft during the Sabre Spirit Lodeo Competition'86

A judge observes STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Robert J. Geurreo of the 51st Aircraft Generation Squadron, 51st Tactical Fighter Wing, as he checks the cockpit of an OV-10A Bronco aircraft during the Sabre Spirit Lodeo Competition'86

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) James V. Dina, left, and STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Robert J. Geurrero, both of the 51st Aircraft Generation Squadron, 51st Tactical Fighter Wing, stand at attention for inspection prior to the start of the Sabre Spirit Lodeo Competition'86

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) James V. Dina of the 51st Aircraft Generation Squadron, 51st Tactical Fighter Wing, attaches a bomb rack to an OV-10A Bronco aircraft during the Sabre Spirit Lodeo Competition'86

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Robert J. Geurreo of the 51st Aircraft Generation Squadron, 51st Tactical Fighter Wing, inspects ordnance to be mounted on an OV-10A Bronco aircraft during the Sabre Spirit Lodeo Competition'86

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," as it banks left, with the San Bernardino mountains in the background, for landing at Norton. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air to air left side view of a C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire" from the 63rd Military Airlift Wing, Norton AFB, California flies over the San Bernardino, California. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," at sunset during a training mission. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air to air left side view of a C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire" from the 63rd Military Airlift Wing, Norton AFB, California flies over the fruit orchards near the southern California base. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," on a training mission with the Pacific coastline in the background. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," as it banks left, with the San Bernardino mountains in the background, for landing at Norton. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," inflight. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," as it banks right, for landing at Norton. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Staflifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," inflight with Norton AFB in the background. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," as it banks left, with the San Bernardino mountains in the background, for landing at Norton. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," as it banks right, for landing at Norton. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air to air left side view of a C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire" from the 63rd Military Airlift Wing, Norton AFB, California flies over the southern California base during a training mission. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air-to-air, side view of a 63rd Airlift Wing's C-141B Starlifter, "Spirit of the Inland Empire," at sunset as it banks left over the Pacific Ocean during a training mission. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Members of Clark Air Base's static load crew position an ammunition loader during Sabre Spirit, Pacific Air Forces'first command-wide competition to test the skill of ground crews in a variety of combat-related situations

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