Saturday, November 21, 2009

University of Arizona girls' softball team visits D-M

Released by 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs November 20, 2009:



Lini Koria, 19, University of Arizona girls' softball team catcher and infielder, holds a replica of a bullet and learns more about the lethal effects of the A-10's 30 mm seven-barrel Gatling gun during a tour here November 18, 2009. Fourteen players from the softball team visited the base to play a game of kickball with children at the Davis-Monthan Youth Center. After the game, they were provided with a tour of an A-10 display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jerilyn Quintanilla) Hi-res

Note: The aircraft in the background is A-10 81-0978, one of three unmarked A-10s from the 81st Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing, which left Spangdahlem AB, Germany, for Continental United States (CONUS) October 24, 2009. Serial numbers were: 81-0952, 81-0978, and 81-0984.



Brittany Lastrapes, 20, University of Arizona girls' softball team outfielder, looks at the refueling control panel of an A-10 here November 18, 2009. Fourteen players from the Arizona Wildcats visited the base, toured an A-10 display, and played a game of kickball with children from Davis-Monthan's Youth Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jerilyn Quintanilla) Hi-res








Brittany Lastrapes, 20, University of Arizona girls' softball team outfielder, looks at the A-10's nose landing gear bay here, November 18, 2009. Through their community outreach program, 14 players from the University of Arizona's girls' softball team visited the Davis-Monthan Youth Center to play a game of kickball with the children and tour an A-10 display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jerilyn Quintanilla) Hi-res

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