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Press Release
October 03, 2007
Fire truck to be shipped to Nicaragua
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A C-17 Globemaster III will arrive at Kingsley Field on Friday to pick up a fire truck to be shipped to Nicaragua as part of the Denton Program.

The fire truck was donated by a Michael McAvoy of Bend, Ore to the city of Condega, a city of 10,000 people.

Mr. McAvoy donated the truck through the Denton Program. The Denton Program allows donors to use space available on U.S. military cargo aircraft to transport humanitarian goods and equipment to countries in need.

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Editor's Note: If media is interested in covering the event please contact Capt Lucas Ritter, 173d Fighter Wing public affairs, at 541-205-2378 by 3 p.m. Thursday.