Second Annual Desert Boneyard 5k In Pictures (309th AMARG)

Today was the Second Annual Desert Boneyard 5k at The Boneyard (309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group - AMARG) in Tucson, AZ. And I very nearly was not able to participate in it this year due to there being lightning and imminent rain at the start time. But weather and other conditions held steady, and we… » 3/01/14 6:20pm 3/01/14 6:20pm

I never even got to say goodbye.

Just found out last night that two of the three A-10's I was the Assistant Dedicated Crew Chief on, and the only one I was the Dedicated Crew Chief on (pictured), have been retired to AMARG. I knew it was going to happen (278 had upwards of 12,500 flight hours on it when I saw it in Olympia, WA a few summers ago), but… » 6/11/13 11:31am 6/11/13 11:31am

Tucson / AMARG 309th Boneyard 5k (in pictures)

Today was the inaugural Desert Boneyard 5k at the 309th AMARG airplane boneyard in Tucson, AZ.

I wasn't sure that I would be able to take a camera, but I brought one with me just in case. Because I wanted to pack light and (relatively) small, I only had a Canon T3i with a 50mm f/1.4 (which I chose because I had a… » 4/27/13 4:30pm 4/27/13 4:30pm