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Now showing: March 31 edition of Air Force Television News

SAN ANTONIO (AFPN) -- The vast array of Air Force assets contributing to Operation Iraqi Freedom are spotlighted in the latest edition of Air Force Television News.

Staff Sgt. Leigh Bellinger shows all the ground and air people plus materiel making up the Air Force part of the war against Iraq; Master Sgt. Dan Robinson focuses on the dual role being played by the F-16 Fighting Falcons in Southwest Asia; and Senior Airman Israel Aviles and Tech. Sgt. Matt Lomba contribute to Tech. Sgt. Pachari Lutke's look at the human side of the war.

Family members and civilian employees are offered the opportunity to leave Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Staff Sergeant Melissa Allan goes to Dover AFB, Del., to talk to people assigned to the Defense Department mortuary about the pride and humility they take in their work.

Staff Sgt. Marty Rush premieres the first of a three-part report called "The Making of a Pilot" that examines the road pilot candidates take before they pin on their wings. Staff Sgt. Bronwyn Tardo travels to west Texas to show how wind power is playing an increasingly important role in providing electric power to Air Force bases.

Staff Sgt. Sheila Kowalewski goes inside the wind tunnel at Langley AFB, Va., for a story on engineers testing a replica of the famed Wright Flyer as the Air Force helps observe the centennial of flight.

Air Force Television News is a biweekly production of Air Force News Service. It is distributed on videotape to more than 3,000 military and civilian outlets worldwide, and is seen on more than 700 cable outlets nationwide. It is available on the Internet at www.af.mil and can also be seen regularly on The Pentagon Channel. The program is the only military production offered with closed captioning. Viewers can comment on the program by sending e-mail to aftvnews@afnews.af.mil.

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