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On this run the pilot was at 20 feet on release and failed to clear the top of the billboard and disintegrated into bits and pieces that scattered for almost a mile beyond the target. Vt10 was awarded the secretary of the navy fy 2017 safety excellence award for aviation as well as the cno safety s, and cnatra training excellence awards for cy 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018. The regular august meeting of the grampaw pettibone squadron at the elks lodge in garden grove was certainly not routine. Squadron one hundred fourteen vf114 proudly displays its new insignia.
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