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YARS partners with Youngstown for battle on blight

Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Casey Klein, 910th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment noncommissioned officer in charge, operates an excavator to demolish a vacant, dilapidated house in the Taft School neighborhood on the city’s south side, July 23, 2015. Members of the 910th Civil Engineer Squadron, based at nearby Youngstown Air Reserve Station, teamed up with a City of Youngstown Street Department team to kick off a joint blight removal project to demolish at least a dozen blighted structures in this neighborhood under the Air Force Community Partnership Program. The program is designed to identify and develop mutually beneficial partnerships between Air Force installations and surrounding communities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr.)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Bob Barko, Jr.
VIRIN: 150723-F-SN450-001.JPG
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