Photo essay: Ecuador Air Force members visit Kentucky Air Guard

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Following photos taken during a recent visit by members of the Ecuadoran Air Force .

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C-130 SMEE Feb 2012 (1)

Kentucky Air National Guard Master Sgt. Allen Harper demonstrates the latest equipment in the 123rd Maintenance Squadron's Structural Repair Shop to members of the Ecuadoran Air Force. The team from Ecuador were in Kentucky last month to observe C-130 operations and participate in a weeklong subject matter expert exchange. L-R: Sgt. Sixto Fonseca, Sgt. Hernan Revelo, Maj. Jorge Alcanzar, Master Sgt. Allen Harper, Maj. Roberto Salazar, and Lt. Col. Jim Nelson (in background). (Photo by 1st Lt. Oscar Ortiz, Kentucky Army National Guard)

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Kentucky Air National Guard Master Sgt. Allen Harper demonstrates the operation of a CNC machine cutting tool to members of the Ecuadoran Air Force during a visit to the 123rd Maintenance Squadron Structural Repair Shop. The team from Ecuador were in Kentucky last month to observe C-130 operations and participate in a weeklong subject matter expert exchange. L-R: Maj. Jorge Alcanzar, Chief Master Sgt. Bill Davis (background), Col Jared Curtis (USAF), Maj. Roberto Salazar. (Photo by 1st Lt. Oscar Ortiz, Kentucky Army National Guard)

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Lt . Col. Jim Nelson gives Maj. Roberto Salazar a tour of a Kentucky Air National Guard C-130 Hercules (Tail Number 1238, "Foolish Pleasure"). Salazar was part of a team from Ecuador that visited Kentucky last month to observe C-130 operations and participate in a weeklong subject matter expert exchange. (Photo by 1st Lt. Oscar Ortiz, Kentucky Army National Guard)

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Visitors from the Ecuador Air Force and the U.S. Military group, Ecuador, were in Kentucky last month to observe C-130 operations and participate in a weeklong subject matter expert exchange. L-R: Lt Col Pete Jacob (USAF), Major Jorge Alcanzar, Maj Roberto Salazar, Col Jared Curtis (USAF), Sgt. Hernan Revelo, Sgt. Sixto Fonseca, Capt. Marco Martínez. (Photo by 1st Lt. Oscar Ortiz, Kentucky Army National Guard)

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