Wing Commander Celebrates Fini Flight

Hundreds of Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing and other units on base wait in anticipation for the wing commander's fini flight to arrive.

Hundreds of Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing and other units on base wait in anticipation for the wing commander's fini flight to arrive.

Brig. Gen. Lori Robinson, commander, 552 Air Control Wing,  is blasted with water by her husband, Maj. Gen. (Ret) David Robinson and Maj. Gen. Loren Reno, commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, during the traditional celebration of her final flight on the E-3 Sentry as her role as the commander of the 552 ACW comes to an end. After being soaked by the fire hose, hundreds of 552 ACW Airmen congratulated her with super soakers and champagne! (Photo courtesy of 2nd Lt. Kinder Blacke)

Brig. Gen. Lori Robinson, commander, 552 Air Control Wing, is blasted with water by her husband, Maj. Gen. (Ret) David Robinson and Maj. Gen. Loren Reno, commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, during the traditional celebration of her final flight on the E-3 Sentry as her role as the commander of the 552 ACW comes to an end. After being soaked by the fire hose, hundreds of 552 ACW Airmen congratulated her with super soakers and champagne! (Photo courtesy of 2nd Lt. Kinder Blacke)

Brig. Gen. Lori Robinson, commander, 552 Air Control Wing, turned the fire hose on the hundreds of 552nd ACW Airmen, who congregated to celebrate General Robinson’s final flight on the E-3 as her role as the commander of the 552 ACW comes to an end. (Photo Courtesy of 2nd Lt. Kinder Blacke)

Brig. Gen. Lori Robinson, commander, 552 Air Control Wing, turned the fire hose on the hundreds of 552nd ACW Airmen, who congregated to celebrate General Robinson’s final flight on the E-3 as her role as the commander of the 552 ACW comes to an end. (Photo Courtesy of 2nd Lt. Kinder Blacke)

Brig. Gen. Lori Robinson made her final departure from the flightline through a road lined with Airmen from the 552nd Maintenance Group, who saluted her car as she drove off soaked in water and champagne. (Photo Courtesy of 2nd Lt. Kinder Blacke)

Brig. Gen. Lori Robinson made her final departure from the flightline through a road lined with Airmen from the 552nd Maintenance Group, who saluted her car as she drove off soaked in water and champagne. (Photo Courtesy of 2nd Lt. Kinder Blacke)

August 21, 2008 --      Brig. Gen. Lori Robinson, commander, 552 Air Control Wing, celebrated her final flight on the E-3 as her term as commander of the wing comes to an end. Hundreds of Airmen from the 552nd ACW and other units on base congregated on the flightline to help her celebrate in the traditional way, soaking her with water and champagne.
     General Robinson made her final departure from the flightline through a road lined with Airmen from the 552nd Maintenance Group, who saluted her car as she drove off in her soaking wet flight suit.