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910th kids train to be superheroes

The USO of Northern Ohio and Feld Entertainment, producers of Marvel Universe LIVE!, gave children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen a taste of what it’s like to be a superhero on Oct. 10, 2018, in the fitness center at Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

Children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen pose for a photo with the performers of Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes during superhero training at the fitness center on Youngstown Air Reserve Station Oct. 10, 2018. The USO of Northern Ohio arranged for the performers to visit the air station. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah J. Tancer)

The USO of Northern Ohio and Feld Entertainment, producers of Marvel Universe LIVE!, gave children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen a taste of what it’s like to be a superhero on Oct. 10, 2018, in the fitness center at Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes performers hand out super hero props to children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen participating in superhero training at the fitness center on Youngstown Air Reserve Station Oct. 10, 2018. The USO of Northern Ohio arranged for the performers to visit the air station. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah J. Tancer)

The USO of Northern Ohio and Feld Entertainment, producers of Marvel Universe LIVE!, gave children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen a taste of what it’s like to be a superhero on Oct. 10, 2018, in the fitness center at Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

A child of a 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airman practices a super hero move against Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes performer during superhero training at the fitness center on Youngstown Air Reserve Station Oct. 10, 2018. The USO of Northern Ohio arranged for the performers to visit the air station. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah J. Tancer)

The USO of Northern Ohio and Feld Entertainment, producers of Marvel Universe LIVE!, gave children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen a taste of what it’s like to be a superhero on Oct. 10, 2018, in the fitness center at Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

A child of a 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airman practices a super hero move against Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes performer during superhero training at the fitness center on Youngstown Air Reserve Station Oct. 10, 2018. The USO of Northern Ohio arranged for the performers to visit the air station. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah J. Tancer)

The USO of Northern Ohio and Feld Entertainment, producers of Marvel Universe LIVE!, gave children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen a taste of what it’s like to be a superhero on Oct. 10, 2018, in the fitness center at Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

Children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen take turns throwing frisbees, representing Captain America’s shield, through hoops during superhero training at the fitness center on Youngstown Air Reserve Station Oct. 10, 2018. The USO of Northern Ohio arranged for the performers to visit the air station. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah J. Tancer)

The USO of Northern Ohio and Feld Entertainment, producers of Marvel Universe LIVE!, gave children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen a taste of what it’s like to be a superhero on Oct. 10, 2018, in the fitness center at Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

Local defense community media videotapes the surprise Black Panther and chitauri fight in the ending moments of superhero training at the fitness center on Youngstown Air Reserve Station Oct. 10, 2018. The USO of Northern Ohio arranged for the performers to visit the air station. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah J. Tancer)

The USO of Northern Ohio and Feld Entertainment, producers of Marvel Universe LIVE!, gave children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen a taste of what it’s like to be a superhero on Oct. 10, 2018, in the fitness center at Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

Local defense community media interviews a 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airman and his children on what they thought of superhero training at the fitness center on Youngstown Air Reserve Station Oct. 10, 2018. The USO of Northern Ohio arranged for the performers to visit the air station. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah J. Tancer)

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The USO of Northern Ohio and Feld Entertainment, producers of Marvel Universe LIVE!, gave children of 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen a taste of what it’s like to be a superhero on Oct. 10, 2018, in the fitness center on Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

Participants went through a series of special superhero warmup exercises, learned how to properly and safely execute staged and choreographed punches and practiced superhero poses for the camera.

The superhero training ended with a surprise battle between Black Panther and two Chitauri, characters from Marvel Universe LIVE!

Local media outlets covered the event.