Team Hurlburt’s children fly into the wild blue yonder

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Capt. Kyle Gates, a pilot with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, reads a children’s book during the “Into the Wild Blue Yonder” event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017. Members of the Hurlburt Field Library hosted the event to engage children in reading, celebrate national aviation week and give children the opportunity to learn about aircraft flown across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

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A group of Air Commando’s children participate in the “Into the Wild Blue Yonder” reading event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017. Guest speakers read an Air Force-based children’s book to celebrate national aviation week and provide children an opportunity to learn about aircraft flown across the Air Force. The library hosts reading events every Thursday from 10-11 a.m. to engage children in reading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

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Trevor Gates, right, son of Capt. Kyle Gates, a pilot with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, listens to a story while in a cardboard aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017. Guest speakers read an Air Force based children’s book to celebrate national aviation week and give children the opportunity to learn about aircraft flown across the Air Force. The library hosts reading events every Thursday from 10-11 a.m. to engage children of Air Commandos in reading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

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Theodore Van Nevel, son of Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Van Nevel, a flight chief with the 4th Special Operations Squadron, plays in a cardboard aircraft during the “Into the Wild Blue Yonder” reading event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017. Members of the Hurlburt Field Library hosted the event to engage children in reading, celebrate national aviation week and provide children an opportunity to learn about aircraft flown across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. – -- Members of the Hurlburt Field Library host the “Into the Wild Blue Yonder” reading event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017. Guest speakers read an Air Force based children’s book to celebrate national aviation week and give children the opportunity to learn about aircraft flown across the Air Force. The library hosts events every Thursday from 10-11 a.m. to engage children in reading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)