Fallen Heroes

I uploaded this picture last week, not sure when I would post it. As I sat down at my computer today, it dawned on me that this is a fitting image for the anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. I visited Arlington for the first time on my trip to DC this past…

Simulated Bombing

Sticking with the Air Force theme for today, this picture is from the 2012 Barksdale AFB Defenders of Liberty Airshow. As the USAF Thunderbirds were beginning preparations for their demonstration, a B-52 simulated a bombing run complete with ground explosions. We felt the heat all the way across the flightline, so I’m guessing those Thunderbird…

F-22 Raptor

I had the privilege to see the F-22 demonstration a few years ago at the California Capital Airshow in Sacramento. Still to this day it is the most impressive aircraft I’ve ever seen take to the skies. It defies the laws of gravity and physics, and I would never want to fly against it! I…

Gator Hunting

We’re blessed to live in a very lush environment here in Louisiana. My husband and I went out looking for gators one afternoon near a lake on the base, and I snapped this shot of him. I thought it captured the typical Louisiana setting quite well. Don’t tell him I posted a picture of him…

Flag Fold

My husband has volunteered over five months of his time with the base Honor Guard performing funeral honors, retirement ceremonies, and presenting colors at events. This is just one of the many services that active duty airmen provide for the community.