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Metro Atlanta civic leaders tour Florida bases

Civic leaders from metro Atlanta pose with tour coordinators in front of a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019.

Civic leaders from metro Atlanta pose with tour coordinators in front of a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

Lt. Col. Richard Konopczynski, 700th Airlift Squadron, right, and Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Metcalf, 94th Security Forces Squadron, talk with a group of civic leaders during a tour of the flightline at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019.

Lt. Col. Richard Konopczynski, 700th Airlift Squadron, right, and Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Metcalf, 94th Security Forces Squadron, talk with a group of civic leaders during a tour of the flightline at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

A metro Atlanta civic leader takes a photo of a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019.

A metro Atlanta civic leader takes a photo of a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

Civic leaders from metro Atlanta pose for a photo with a flight engineer aboard a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019.

Civic leaders from metro Atlanta pose for a photo with a flight engineer aboard a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

A metro Atlanta civic leader takes photos of a CV-22 Osprey during a static aircraft display at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019.

A metro Atlanta civic leader takes photos of a CV-22 Osprey during a static aircraft display at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

A flight engineer from Hurlburt Field, Florida talks about the CV-22 Osprey to a group of civic leaders from metro Atlanta Aug. 14, 2019.

A flight engineer from Hurlburt Field, Florida talks about the CV-22 Osprey to a group of civic leaders from metro Atlanta Aug. 14, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

A metro Atlanta civic leader poses for a photo in the cockpit of a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019.

A metro Atlanta civic leader poses for a photo in the cockpit of a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

A metro Atlanta civic leader takes a selfie in front of a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019.

A metro Atlanta civic leader takes a selfie in front of a CV-22 Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 14, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

Civic leaders from metro Atlanta pose for a group photo in front of a C-130H3 Hercules at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, Aug. 13, 2019.

Civic leaders from metro Atlanta pose for a group photo in front of a C-130H3 Hercules at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, Aug. 13, 2019. Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)

DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- Civic leaders from metro Atlanta toured three bases around Florida’s Gulf Coast during a Civic Leader Tour Aug. 13-14, 2019. 

The group consisted of community partners from a number of industries and sectors, including banking and economic development, construction, manufacturing, education, healthcare, science and technology. 

Civic leaders visited Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base where they toured static aircraft displays and attended mission briefs to learn more about the diverse capabilities of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve.