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36 AS's Pilot for a Day
Master Sgt. Michael McArty, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules instructor loadmaster, explains the controls of a C-130J Super Hercules cockpit to Joey DeGrella, Yokota High School senior and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. class commander, who was selected as the Pilot for a Day program, Sept. 20, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. In being selected Pilot for a Day, DeGrella was given the opportunity to experience life as a 36 AS's pilot from mission briefings, aircrew flight equipment familiarization and even a flight in a C-130J Super Hercules, the 36 AS went to great lengths to inspire the next generation of aviators. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Machiko Arita)