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Photo feature: 162nd Fighter Wing ‘Haunted Hangar’ 2008

Mikala Highbaugh, 8, niece of Master Sgt. Claudia Austin-Hadley, paints a pumpkin at the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar event, Oct. 26. Pumpkins were donated from Mrs. Moose’s Pumpkin Patch and Buckelew Farms (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

Mikala Highbaugh, 8, niece of Master Sgt. Claudia Austin-Hadley, paints a pumpkin at the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar event, Oct. 26. Pumpkins were donated from Mrs. Moose’s Pumpkin Patch and Buckelew Farms (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

Trevor Stramler, 6, son of Tech. Sgt. Ed Stramler, test drives the mock F-16 cockpit, Oct. 26. He came dressed as a fighter pilot, the perfect costume for the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Dave Neve)

Trevor Stramler, 6, son of Tech. Sgt. Ed Stramler, test drives the mock F-16 cockpit, Oct. 26. He came dressed as a fighter pilot, the perfect costume for the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Dave Neve)

Brig. Gen. Rick Moisio, wing commander, is dropped into a dunk tank during the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar, Oct. 26. Several wing leaders volunteered for the tank to raise funds for the Family Readiness Group. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

Brig. Gen. Rick Moisio, wing commander, is dropped into a dunk tank during the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar, Oct. 26. Several wing leaders volunteered for the tank to raise funds for the Family Readiness Group. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Dana Watson looks intimidating in her sumo wrestler costume at the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar, Oct. 26. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Dana Watson looks intimidating in her sumo wrestler costume at the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar, Oct. 26. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

Barb Gavre, wing family readiness coordinator and Haunted Hangar chairperson, enjoys another successful morale and family event. “I want to thank all of the volunteers and the people who donated pumpkins, cakes, candy, time and money to make Haunted Hangar a fun and memorable experience for wing families,” she said. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

Barb Gavre, wing family readiness coordinator and Haunted Hangar chairperson, enjoys another successful morale and family event. “I want to thank all of the volunteers and the people who donated pumpkins, cakes, candy, time and money to make Haunted Hangar a fun and memorable experience for wing families,” she said. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

First Lt. Tricia Pacheco looks “cheesy” dressed as a piece of pepperoni and olive pizza at the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar, Oct. 26. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

First Lt. Tricia Pacheco looks “cheesy” dressed as a piece of pepperoni and olive pizza at the 162nd Fighter Wing’s Haunted Hangar, Oct. 26. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The 162nd Fighter Wing celebrated Halloween here Oct. 26 with its annual Haunted Hangar event for wing members and families. 

The unit's Junior Enlisted Council organized a cake walk; children painted pumpkins grown by Mrs. Mary Moisio, wife of Brig. Gen. Rick Moisio, wing commander; family readiness sponsored a costume contest; teens participated in "Guitar Hero" and "Dance Revolution" tournaments sponsored by the communications flight; and wing leadership volunteered to sit in a dunk tank to raise funds for the Family Readiness Group. 

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