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Dobbins Air Force Ball 2018

An ice sculpture rests, depicting the Air Force logo, at the Air Force Ball at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. The 94th Airlift Wing hosted an Air Force Ball at Dobbins ARB, and invited Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, as a guest speaker. Waddell served in the Vietnam war, and was a prisoner of war for 6 years. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

An ice sculpture rests, depicting the Air Force logo, at the Air Force Ball at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. The 94th Airlift Wing hosted an Air Force Ball at Dobbins ARB, and invited Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, as a guest speaker. Waddell served in the Vietnam war, and was a prisoner of war for 6 years. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

The 94th Airlift Wing hosted an Air Force Ball at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. The ball commemorated the 71st birthday of the United States Air Force, and allowed members the opportunity to eat, drink, socialize, and relax. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

The 94th Airlift Wing hosted an Air Force Ball at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. The ball commemorated the 71st birthday of the United States Air Force, and allowed members the opportunity to eat, drink, socialize, and relax. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

94th Airlift Wing honor guard members set up the prisoner of war and missing in action memorial table at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Sept. 8, 2018. The 94th AW hosted an Air Force Ball, where attendees honored POW and MIA members through a ceremony. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

94th Airlift Wing honor guard members set up the prisoner of war and missing in action memorial table at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Sept. 8, 2018. The 94th AW hosted an Air Force Ball, where attendees honored POW and MIA members through a ceremony. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Air Force Ball attendees clap as Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, finishes speaking at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. During the ball, which was hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing, Waddell spoke about his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and answered questions that any attendees may have had with regards to his imprisonment. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Air Force Ball attendees clap as Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, finishes speaking at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. During the ball, which was hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing, Waddell spoke about his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and answered questions that any attendees may have had with regards to his imprisonment. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, speaks at an Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Sept. 8, 2018. Waddell spent six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and spoke about how he was shot down and captured. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, speaks at an Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Sept. 8, 2018. Waddell spent six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and spoke about how he was shot down and captured. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

A member of the 94th Security Forces Squadron asks guest speaker, Col. Wayne Waddell, U.S. Air Force retired, a question at the Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Sept. 8, 2018. Waddell spent six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and spoke about how he was shot down and captured. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

A member of the 94th Security Forces Squadron asks guest speaker, Col. Wayne Waddell, U.S. Air Force retired, a question at the Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Sept. 8, 2018. Waddell spent six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and spoke about how he was shot down and captured. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

A prisoner of war and missing in action memorial table was placed during an Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. During the ball, guest speaker Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, talked about his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and allowed the attendees to ask questions about his imprisonment. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

A prisoner of war and missing in action memorial table was placed during an Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. During the ball, guest speaker Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, talked about his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and allowed the attendees to ask questions about his imprisonment. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, accepts an award of appreciation from Brig. Gen. Richard Kemble, 94th Airlift Wing commander, at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. Waddell was a guest speaker at an Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th AW, and spoke about his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, accepts an award of appreciation from Brig. Gen. Richard Kemble, 94th Airlift Wing commander, at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. Waddell was a guest speaker at an Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th AW, and spoke about his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Senior Master Sgt. Lena Tamplin, 94th Airlift Wing yellow ribbon representative, poses for a photo at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. Tamplin took photos while attending an Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing, commemorating the Air Force's 71st birthday. During the ball, guest speaker Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, spoke about his experiences as a prisoner of war in vietnam. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Senior Master Sgt. Lena Tamplin, 94th Airlift Wing yellow ribbon representative, poses for a photo at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. Tamplin took photos while attending an Air Force Ball hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing, commemorating the Air Force's 71st birthday. During the ball, guest speaker Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, spoke about his experiences as a prisoner of war in vietnam. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

Air Force Ball attendees take photos at a "selfie station" at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. The 94th Airlift Wing hosted an Air Force Ball, and invited Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, to speak at the event, where he told about his time spent as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)
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Air Force Ball attendees take photos at a "selfie station" at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. The 94th Airlift Wing hosted an Air Force Ball, and invited Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, to speak at the event, where he told about his time spent as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Miles Wilson)

The 94th Airlift Wing hosted an Air Force Ball at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga, Sept. 8, 2018. The ball commemorated the 71st birthday of the United States Air Force, and allowed members the opportunity to eat, drink, socialize, and relax.

 

The event also featured guest speaker, Col. Wayne Waddell, United States Air Force retired, who spoke about his six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.