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AIRMAN 1ST Class Les Strickland, right, and another airman from the traffic management office, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, carry children from an American Trans Air airliner during Operation Fiery Vigil. Civilian aircraft are being used to help evacuate hundreds of U.S. Air Force and Navy personnel, civilian employees and their dependents from the Philippines after fallen ash from the eruption of Mount Pinatubo collapsed buildings and disrupted operations on military bases.

AIRMAN 1ST Class Les Strickland, right, and another airman from the traffic management office, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, carry children from an American Trans Air airliner during Operation Fiery Vigil. Civilian aircraft are being used to help evacuate hundreds of U.S. Air Force and Navy personnel, civilian employees and their dependents from the Philippines after fallen ash from the eruption of Mount Pinatubo collapsed buildings and disrupted operations on military bases.

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: FIERY VIGIL

Base: Mcchord Air Force Base

State: Washington(WA)

Country: United States Of America(USA)

Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Tony Lambert

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

01/06/1991
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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