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Students from various schools around the Abilene, Wylie, Jim Ned and Clyde independent school districts with ROTC and Civil Air Patrol, watch a C-130J Super Hercules perform a flyover during the Eyes Above the Horizon event at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 18, 2019. The event gave an opportunity for children from traditionally under-represented backgrounds to develop and foster interest in aviation and science, technology, engineering, mathematics careers through flights, mentorship and immersion into the rich history of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Susan Roberts)
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alex Soto, 9th Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party specialist, passes cookies to students during the Eyes Above the Horizon outreach event at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 18, 2019. Students were given the opportunity to watch a combat-offload of TACP Airmen from a C-130J Super Hercules from the flightline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Susan Roberts)
U.S. Air Force Airmen and over 65 students from Jim Ned, Wylie, Abilene and Clyde independent school districts, ROTC and Civil Air Patrol pose for a group photo during the Eyes Above the Horizon outreach event at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 18, 2019. The event gave an opportunity for children from traditionally under-represented backgrounds to develop and foster interest in aviation, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers through flights, mentorship and immersion into the rich history of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Susan Roberts)
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Calvin Williams, 7th Component Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion craftsman, left, and Senior Airman Taylor Allen, 7th CMS aerospace propulsion journeyman, right, explain the functions of a B-1B Lancer jet engine to students during the Eyes Above the Horizon event at Dyess Air Force Base, May 18, 2019. Students learned about different careers in the military and civilian world through flights, mentorship and immersion into the rich history of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Susan Roberts)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Anthony Bacoat, 7th Civil Engineering Squadron firefighter, explains the functions of firefighter equipment to students during the Eyes Above the Horizon event at Dyess Air Force Base, May 18, 2019. Students were exposed to a variety of civilian and military careers to encourage them to think about their future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Susan Roberts)
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Gaven Clark, 39th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules loadmaster, escorts a student participating in the Eyes Above the Horizon outreach event to look out the window of a C-130J during an incentive flight at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 18, 2019. Students were given the chance to fly in either a C-130 or in a Cessna to expose them to aviation careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Susan Roberts)

Col. Brandon D. Parker 7th Bomb Wing Commander