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Old 06-21-2006, 20:49   #1
NDGlock
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How prestigious is it to win BOTH the Hughes Trophy and the William Tell competition?

....in the same year?

http://www.globalsecurity.org/milita...usaf/119fw.htm

I'm curious if this is considered a good achievement or not...and by an Air Guard unit no less.

As an Army guy, I'm just curious since the 119th is a few miles away.
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Old 06-24-2006, 01:03   #2
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Re: How prestigious is it to win BOTH the Hughes Trophy and the William Tell competit

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....in the same year?

http://www.globalsecurity.org/milita...usaf/119fw.htm

I'm curious if this is considered a good achievement or not...and by an Air Guard unit no less.

As an Army guy, I'm just curious since the 119th is a few miles away.
I would say that is impressive.

The William Tell competition mainly looks at fighter tactics.

The Hughes Trophy looks at missile quals; missions flown; operational readiness, and flight safety.

To win both in a year is impressive to me.

When my squadron was presented the Hughes Trophy it was a big deal.
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