AF Week Atlanta kicks off with proclamation ceremony

Maj. Gen. William Nesbitt, Georgia Assistant Adjutant General, reads the proclamation designating Oct. 8-14 as Air Force Week Atlanta during a ceremony at the Marietta Conference Center Oct. 8 as Maj. Gen. Martin Mazick, 22nd Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney McKinley look on.  Nearly 100 people attended the ceremony, which featured remarks by Georgia Congressman Phil Gingrey and an oath of enlistment for a dozen high school students.  Air Force Week is designed to inform the American public, civic leaders and service members about the Air Force's mission, 60-year heritage, capabilities and role in the Global War on Terror.

Maj. Gen. William Nesbitt, Georgia Assistant Adjutant General, reads the proclamation designating Oct. 8-14 as Air Force Week Atlanta during a ceremony at the Marietta Conference Center Oct. 8 as Maj. Gen. Martin Mazick, 22nd Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney McKinley look on. Nearly 100 people attended the ceremony, which featured remarks by Georgia Congressman Phil Gingrey and an oath of enlistment for a dozen high school students. Air Force Week is designed to inform the American public, civic leaders and service members about the Air Force's mission, 60-year heritage, capabilities and role in the Global War on Terror.

Maj. Gen. Scott Hammond, Georgia Air National Guard commander, administers the oath of enlistment to nearly a dozen young adults during the Air Force Week Atlanta proclamation ceremony Oct. 8 at the Marietta Conference Center. Air Force Week Atlanta is designed to inform the American public, civic leaders and service members about the Air Force's mission, 60-year heritage, capabilities and role in the Global War on Terror. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek)

Maj. Gen. Scott Hammond, Georgia Air National Guard commander, administers the oath of enlistment to nearly a dozen young adults during the Air Force Week Atlanta proclamation ceremony Oct. 8 at the Marietta Conference Center. Air Force Week Atlanta is designed to inform the American public, civic leaders and service members about the Air Force's mission, 60-year heritage, capabilities and role in the Global War on Terror. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek)