• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2001-02-01
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Air Force Technical Sergeant Abdon Padilla II, deployed from the 37th Communications Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, as a member the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee (AFIC), meets Vice President Richard Cheney in the West Wing of the White House, Washington, D.C. TSGT Padilla and fellow AFIC members were on hand to congratulate US Air Force Master Ser... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Air Force Technical Sergeant Abdon Padilla II, deployed from the 37th Communications Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, as a member the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee (AFIC), meets Vice President Richard Cheney in the West Wing of the White House, Washington, D.C. TSGT Padilla and fellow AFIC members were on hand to congratulate US Air Force Master Sergeant Michael A. Reed,367 Training Support Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, after Vice President Cheney welcomed him back into the Air Force by administering the Oath of Enlistment. The 2001 Armed Forces Inaugural Committee (AFIC) carries on a more than 200-year-old tradition for the 54th Presidential Inauguration honoring the new commander-in-chief and recognizing civilian control of the military. AFIC is a joint service organization established by the Secretary of the Army at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, and is charged with coordinating all military ceremonial support traditionally including musical units, marching bands, color guards, firing details and salute batteries. Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Jim Varhegyi, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted