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“USAF — Pride, Commitment, and Dedication”

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Randolph Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, has been one of the cornerstones of US Air Force development, pride and practice from the early days of its inception. The architecture represented in the base layout and building structures has always been a standout feature of Randolph AFB. In the experience of most observers, the building known affectionately as the “Taj Mahal” is a most prominent demonstration of this. The photograph illustrated here shows that building, crowned by a brief textual representation that stirs me into the deeper recesses of my personal history and sense of being. Check it out and see if it has the same impact with you.

Any individual who moves about on the Internet is exposed to multitudes of messages and bits of text, many of them seeming relatively meaningless. In spite of this, incoming e-mail can bring stories that are moving and meaningful. One of these came my way a few days ago and I feel compelled to share it with you.

Click here to read the words of a Buff (B-52) Pilot,
recently serving in the war in Afghanistan.

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