Hometown Heroes Fly with the 173rd Fighter Wing

Lt. Col. Kevin Welch, an instructor pilot with the 173rd Fighter Wing, shows Beads Yahwhee the helmet he wears for many missions flown from Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon Jan. 3, 2018. Yawhee was selected as a Hometown Hero, a new program at the base designed to give local civic leaders a first-hand view of the wing mission who, in-turn, share that information with their circles of influence. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Jefferson Thompson
VIRIN: 180103-Z-NJ935-0245.JPG
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