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910th Airmen stage to support Gulf oil spill clean up

YOUNGSTOWN AIR RESERVE STATION, Ohio -- Aircraft and crews from the Air Force Reserve's 910th Airlift Wing departed here, April 29, to travel to a staging area in the Gulf coast region in anticipation of supporting emergency oil spill clean-up efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. ?We are posturing to be ready to provide support to the ongoing emergency efforts if called upon,? said Col Craig Peters, 910th Operations Group Commander. The 910th Airlift Wing has the Department of Defense?s only large area, fixed wing, aerial spray mission. The aerial spray capability is designed for larvicide and insect eradication, to provide vegetation control at bombing ranges and to disperse oil slicks. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr.

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr.
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