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Valley resident earns wings as ‘Airman for a Day’
Airman 1st Class Casey Blackmon explains to Trevion Worthy how he and those like him train pilots how to be rescued by a helicopter at the survival school along his journey as ‘Airman for a Day’ at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Nov. 2, 2012. Blackmon is a 22nd Training Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist. Tre was the second youth to participate in the program at Fairchild that gives children a break from challenges they face on a day-to-day basis. Tre has been fighting Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and undergone almost two years of chemo therapy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton |  VIRIN: 121102-F-JF989-255.JPG