YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz. – Sheila Long (left) and Michelle Bannar (right) unveil the plaque honoring Master Sgt. George A. Bannar, Long’s son and Bannar’s husband who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2013, during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new vertical wind tunnel facility, which is named in his honor, held on Yuma Proving Ground Jan. 24. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District constructed the $10 million facility, which can allow up to eight fully-loaded Soldiers, Sailors, Marines or Airmen to practice their skydiving techniques.

Download Image: Full Size (0.6 MB)
Photo by: Daniel J. Calderon |  VIRIN: 140124-A-TV651-188.JPG