54th Fighter Group activation
Colonel Rodney Petithomme, 54th Fighter Group commander, delivers a speech during the 54th Fighter Group activation ceremony at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., March 11. The 54th Fighter Group, a tenant unit at Holloman, is a detachment the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., and will ultimately operate two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft training squadrons. The 54th Fighter Group plus three squadrons were activated at the ceremony: the 311th Fighter Squadron, the 54th Operations Support Squadron and the 54th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel E. Liddicoet/Released)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Daniel E. LiddicoetReleased |  VIRIN: 140311-F-IM770-003.JPG