Staff Sgt. Bill Manus, balloon pilot, prepares to launch his balloon called the Shadow Dancer, with around 700 other hot air balloons participating in the first mass ascension over Fiesta Park during the Balloon Fiesta at Albuqerque, New Mexico, Oct. 7, 2006. Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned New Mexico attraction where hot air balloons have been flying for 35 years. Sergeant Manus is an electronics warfare journeyman with the 150 Air National Guard.
US Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo Jr.
November 4, 2012
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