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97 AMW vice commander, mobility students remember 9/11

Training Squadron Final Formation

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Pavelschack, the 97th Air Mobility Wing vice commander, speaks to students assigned to the 97th Training Squadron during their final formation on September 11, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Pavelshack explained how he was only in the Air Force for four years before the attacks on 9/11 happened. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97th Training Squadron Final Formation

Students from the 97th Training Squadron gather for final formation September 11, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. During the formation, students, instructors and leadership from the 97th TRS took a moment to remember and honor those lost during the attacks on 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97th Training Squadron Final Formation

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Pavelschack, the 97th Air Mobility Wing vice commander, speaks to students assigned to the 97th Training Squadron during their final formation September 11, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Pavelshack recalls how the perspective of the military changed after 9/11 and made the service stronger overall. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

97th Training Squadron Final Formation

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Pavelschack, the 97th Air Mobility Wing vice commander, speaks to students assigned to the 97th Training Squadron during their final formation September 11, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. During the formation Pavelschack spoke to Airmen about his memories from the attacks on 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Training Squadron Final Formation

Students from the 97th Training Squadron gather for final formation on September 11, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Every Friday, students, instructors and leadership from the 97th TRS hold a final formation to conclude the end of the duty week and start of the weekend. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

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U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Pavelshack, the 97th Air Mobility Wing vice commander, spoke to mobility students from the 97th Training Squadron during their final formation September 11, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Every Friday, students, instructors and leadership from the 97th TRS hold a final formation to conclude the end of the duty week and start of the weekend. During today’s formation, Pavelshack spoke to mobility Airmen about his memories of 9/11 and the importance of remembering the day. Pavelshack explained how he was only in the Air Force for four years before the attacks on 9/11 happened. He recalls how the perspective of the military changed after 9/11 and made the service stronger overall.

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