TITLE

FANGs Bared

AUTHOR(S)
McKenna, Paul
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
Airman;Dec99, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the 125th Fighter Wing, a Florida Air National Guard unit, nicknamed the FANG, based in Jacksonville, Florida. Job of FANG military air pilots; Remarks from Captain Tom Herring, an F-15 pilot; Attitude of the FANG members towards their mission.
ACCESSION #
2657804

 

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