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Falling Apples: Passing down the passion for firefighting

As John Kautz (right) an Illinois Air National Guard firefighter prepares for retirement, his son, Airman 1st Class Shawn Kautz, has already begun following his path to an identical career at the 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria, Illinois.

PHOTO BY: MSgt Todd Pendleton
VIRIN: 161025-Z-WG797-0005.JPG
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