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Great Horned Owls soar over Schriever

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.--Valise Godley, U.S. Air Force Warfare center program integrator, holds a great horned owl, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Godley was selected as one of two outstanding performers from the USAFWC to release the two great horned owls with the help of Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron. EWRC and the 50 CES worked together to rescue the owls in April after they fell out of their nest at the back of Building 24. They have been cared for by EWRC since and raised to young adulthood. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.--Valise Godley, U.S. Air Force Warfare center program integrator, holds a great horned owl, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Godley was selected as one of two outstanding performers from the USAFWC to release the two great horned owls with the help of Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron. EWRC and the 50 CES worked together to rescue the owls in April after they fell out of their nest at the back of Building 24. They have been cared for by EWRC since and raised to young adulthood. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.--Valise Godley, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center program integrator, prepares to release an owl near the USAFWC, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016. Release occurred at night to allow these nocturnal birds time to better orient to their surroundings.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.--Valise Godley, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center program integrator, prepares to release an owl near the USAFWC, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016. Release occurred at night to allow these nocturnal birds time to better orient to their surroundings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.--Maj. Harvey Gaber, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center program manager, holds one of the two great horned owls released near the USAFWC, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016. The owl, was one of the fledglings rescued at Schriever Air Force Base and sent to Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.--Maj. Harvey Gaber, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center program manager, holds one of the two great horned owls released near the USAFWC, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016. The owl, was one of the fledglings rescued at Schriever Air Force Base and sent to Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.--Maj. Harvey Gaber, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center program manager, learns how to hold an owl to be released near the USAFWC, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016. The Great Horned owls were rescued by the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.--Maj. Harvey Gaber, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center program manager, learns how to hold an owl to be released near the USAFWC, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016. The Great Horned owls were rescued by the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

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The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron and Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, released the two great horned owls near the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. EWRC and the 50 CES worked together to rescue the owls in April after they fell out of their nest at the back of Building 24. They have been cared for by EWRC since and raised to young adulthood. 

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