An F-16 slips away from a Nebraska Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker from the 155th Air Refuleing Wing after getting a load of fuel in the skies over Salt lake City Tuesday as a part of Operation Nobble Eagle. EG02021902
2/20/2002 Steadying himself, Senior Master Sgt. Mark Forster (top photo) lays his chin in the "boom pad" aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker as he prepares to refuel an F-16 over Salt Lake City. Refueled moments later, the jet (above) slips away.
9/10/2002 pg 2 September 11 One year later
Nebraska Air National guard also helped in Operation Noble Eagle, refueling planes patrolling U.S. skies after the terrorist attacks. At left Senior Master Sgt. Mark Forster lies prone with his chin on a rest in the "boom pod" of a KC-135 Strototanker as he prepares to refuel an F-16, below, in the skies over Salt Lake City.
Steve Willey and Terry Foster float down the Salt Creek Friday night during the last moments of twilight.
8/26/2002 pg 1B
Steve Willey and Terry Foster enjoy the last moments of twilight as they float down Salt Creek.
A sliver of a moon sets behind the capitol Sunday evening.
9/9/2002 pg 1A MOON OVER LINCOLN
A sliver of moon rises behind the state Capitol early Sunday evening in Lincoln.
Outdoors feature. When Ted Givens lets his pigeons fly they return home by both instinct and training.
9/1/2002 pg 10D OUTDOORS
Sunlight peaks through the feathers of Ted Givens' homing pigeons. When Givens lets his pigeons fly, they return home by both instinct and training.
Three rockets blast into the sky as young rocketeers, parents and volunteers watch during the Starbase Nebraska Program held at the Nebraska Army and Air National Guard Base. TK Photo 8/23/04 TK02082304
9/2/2002 pg 1C HOMEROOM
Several model rockets blast off during the recent launch at the Guard base.
A Chilean flamingo at the Folsom Children's Zoo. The zoo innoculated outdoor birds against the West Nile virus.
9/18/2002 pg 1A
A Chilean flamingo suns itself at Folsom Children's Zoo.
Windwalker (left) and Skymaster, bald eagles at the Folsom Children's Zoo, are innoculated against the West Nile virus.
9/18/2002 pg 1A
Windwalker (left) and Skymaster, bald eagles at Folsom Children's Zoo, were recently inoculated against the West Nile virus.
The Cornhusker Fly Fishers have a long tradition of holding their summer meetings on the water. Sometimes members catch bass, bluegill, or just nice sunsets. JD01072601 Man fly fishing at sunset.
8/5/2001 Fish or have a meeting? Why not both? Such is the policy of the Cornhusker Fly Fishers, which holds monthly on-the-water meetings in the summer.