The 917th celebrates 50 years at Barksdale

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Travis, 47th Fighter Squadron commander, gives a tour of a mock cockpit of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft to retired Lt. Col. Bill Jankowski and retired Col. Jim Partington and his wife Ann, Feb. 9, 2013, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. The 47 FS is assigned to the 917th Fighter Group, which evolved from the 917th Troop Carrier Group which was first activated at Barksdale in 1963. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Greg Steele/Released)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Greg SteeleReleased
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