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Waldo Canyon fire

Waldo Canyon Fire

By Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick
U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Agency

As the Waldo Canyon fire engulfed the U.S. Air Force Academy has continued, base residents some U.S. Air Force Academy campus residents were evacuated to safety June 26, 2012, Colorado Springs, Colo. Experience this force of nature from the perspective of an Academy photographer with these captivating images.

Photo: A tremendous smoke cloud builds around the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 26, 2012. Winds in excess of 65 mph created billowing and rapidly building smoke from the local Waldo Canyon fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan)

Week in Photos, May 4, 2012


By Airman 1st Class Christopher Gere
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

Aim high with the Week in Photos and May the 4th be with you.

Photo: U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Travis Bowen unleashes a barrage of bullets from an M249, April 18, 2012, during a joint exercise at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Airman Bowen is assigned to the 571st Global Mobility Readiness Squadron at Travis AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Dwayne Johnson)