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SENIOR AIRMAN Miguel Felan, USAF, (left), 31st Security Forces Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, conducts a visual inspection while AIRMAN First Class George Johnson, USAF, utilizes a mirror to check the undercarriage during random vehicle checks at Gate Two. The base is now operating in a Force Protection Condition in response to terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers Twin Towers and at the Pentagon. When hijackers deliberately flew civilian airliners into the buildings, killing themselves, the passengers and thousands on the ground, on the morning of 11 September 2001. Force protection measures increased at military installations worldwide

SENIOR AIRMAN Miguel Felan, USAF, (left), 31st Security Forces Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, conducts a visual inspection while AIRMAN First Class George Johnson, USAF, utilizes a mirror to check the undercarriage during random vehicle checks at Gate Two. The base is now operating in a Force Protection Condition in response to terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers Twin Towers and at the Pentagon. When hijackers deliberately flew civilian airliners into the buildings, killing themselves, the passengers and thousands on the ground, on the morning of 11 September 2001. Force protection measures increased at military installations worldwide

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Aviano Air Base

State: Pordenone

Country: Italy (ITA)

Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE

Scene Camera Operator: TSGT David J Ahlschwede, USAF

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

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18/09/2001
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The U.S. National Archives
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