"Airey Sees The Light"
PHAN RANG AB, Republic of Vietnam (7AF) – FAREWELL VISIT – Talking to outgoing Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Paul W. Airey (left), Staff Sergeant Michael L. Solano, 33, East Falmouth, Mass., briefs him about his duties with the 17th Special Operations Squadron at Phan Rang Air Base. Sergeant Solano, an illuminator operator on an AC-119 Shadow gunship, met Airey when the Air Force top sergeant was making his farewell tour of military installations in the Republic of Vietnam.
(USAF photo by Sgt. Donald Dirksing)