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Birdwell and Clark Ranch hosts 12th Annual Dove Salute

Col. Timothy Gillaspie, 82nd Training Wing vice commander, waits to hunt dove during the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. Gillaspie, along with nearly 175 other Airmen, were invited to the Birdwell and Clark Ranch to hunt dove through the evening and stay for a steak dinner held at the ranch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Col. Timothy Gillaspie, 82nd Training Wing vice commander, waits to hunt dove during the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. Gillaspie, along with nearly 175 other Airmen, were invited to the Birdwell and Clark Ranch to hunt dove through the evening and stay for a steak dinner held at the ranch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Lt. Col. William O’Sullivan, 82nd Training Wing chaplain, participates in the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. O’Sullivan, along with nearly 175 other Airmen, were invited to the Birdwell and Clark Ranch to hunt dove. Afterward, each Airman was given a hand-cut steak to grill and offered many other home-cooked foods to enjoy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Lt. Col. William O’Sullivan, 82nd Training Wing chaplain, participates in the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. O’Sullivan, along with nearly 175 other Airmen, were invited to the Birdwell and Clark Ranch to hunt dove. Afterward, each Airman was given a hand-cut steak to grill and offered many other home-cooked foods to enjoy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Brig. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 82nd Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Pritchard, 82nd TRW command chief, stand with base leadership after their dove hunt in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. Nearly 175 Airmen were invited to the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute at the Birdwell and Clark Ranch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Brig. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 82nd Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Pritchard, 82nd TRW command chief, stand with base leadership after their dove hunt in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. Nearly 175 Airmen were invited to the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute at the Birdwell and Clark Ranch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Jeff Fitts slices pieces of steak for Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, who participated in the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. Nearly 175 Airmen were invited to the Birdwell and Clark Ranch to hunt dove. After the hunt, each Airman was given a hand-cut steak to grill and offered many other home-cooked foods to enjoy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Jeff Fitts slices pieces of steak for Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, who participated in the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. Nearly 175 Airmen were invited to the Birdwell and Clark Ranch to hunt dove. After the hunt, each Airman was given a hand-cut steak to grill and offered many other home-cooked foods to enjoy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Airmen grill fresh hand-cut steaks after an evening of hunting dove in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. Birdwell and Clark Ranch hosted the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute and invited nearly 175 Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, to hunt through the evening and stay for a steak dinner held at the ranch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

Airmen grill fresh hand-cut steaks after an evening of hunting dove in Henrietta, Texas, Sept. 10, 2016. Birdwell and Clark Ranch hosted the 12th Annual Clay County Dove Salute and invited nearly 175 Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, to hunt through the evening and stay for a steak dinner held at the ranch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)

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