Monthly Archives: March, 2016

President Obama’s February 10 Visit to Springfield, Illinois – Part 4

The day after President Obama’s visit was ideal with weather and timing of the final C-17 visit. Unfortunately for me, it was parked next to the terminal where I knew the chances for prime photos were slim. I ALMOST didn’t bother to try. After I changed my mind, I walked over to the terminal’s north …

Continue reading

President Obama’s February 10, 2016 Visit to Springfield, Illinois – Part 3

Late in the day we were informed at Horizon Aviation that the president would be returning soon. We were also told something we were NOT told as the VC-25A, radio call sign Air Force One, approached to land that morning: that the lockdown declared for people occupying buildings adjacent to the tarmac and the prohibition …

Continue reading