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Reserve F-22 pilot flies son's letter to fallen soldier father

Senior Airman Jennifer Dunham, 90th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, assists MacAidan “Mac” Gallegos with his headset so he can listen to the F-22 start up procedures. Mac wrote a letter to his father Army Sgt. Justin Gallegos who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009 and wanted it to be flown as close to heaven as possible on his father’s birthday. (U.S. Air Force Reserve Photo/Tech. Sgt. Dana Rosso)

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This work, Reserve F-22 pilot flies son's letter to fallen soldier father [Image 2 of 3], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.24.2013

Date Posted:01.25.2013 18:25

Photo ID:820620



Size:1.43 MB

Location:ANCHORAGE, AK, USGlobe

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