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Local boy becomes 56th Pilot for a Day

U.S. Air Force Reserve Technical Sgt. Charles Runnion, an Aircrew Flight Equipment Craftsmen with the 910th Operations Support Squadron, explains how a parachute works to Pilot for a Day and honorary 2nd Lieutenant Bruce Cellars here, Oct. 30, 2013. Bruce came to the Youngstown Air Reserve Station where he was enlisted as the 56th Pilot for a Day and an honorary 2nd Lieutenant. Bruce’s day included a base tour, high-speed taxi down the flight strip in a C-130H Hercules aircraft, a tour of the base fire department that included the chance to control a crash response truck water cannon and a Marine Corps Humvee shuttle, provided by the Marine Corps Reserve center here. The 910th Airlift Wing pilot for a day program began in 2000 to help bring a ray of sunshine into the lives of children being treated for chronic or life threatening conditions. U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. Eric M. White

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