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A group picture of the crew for the Redding Smokejumper Base.

Back Row: (standing) Dean Banducci, Scott Smith, Donovan Lee, Caleb Edwards, Rick Rataj, Dylan Reeves, Shane Ralston, Brian Pontes, Greg Fashano, Ed McGavren, Josh Mathiesen, Dave Spliethof (Pilot), Bob Coward (Pilot), Eric Lancaster (Pilot), Mitch Hokanson

Middle Row: (standing) Hernan Sotela, David Seest (Pilot), Kim Kappel (Pilot), Rachel Kellogg, Chris Gunter, Josh Voshall, Justin Horn, Darby Thomson, Kyle Dornberger, Dan Hernandez, Annette Moore (Office Mgr) Second Row: (kneeling) Wendi Gima (Pilot), Jerry Spence, Dave Johnson, Brian Kvisler, Brad Schuette, Joe Forthofer, John Casey, Bob Bente, Don Graham

Front Row: (sitting) Rusty Babb (DC-3 Mechanic), Tony Herbert, Doug Powell, Isaiah Fischer, Leonard Dimaculangan, Derek Wheeler Not Pictured: Don Sand, Steve Murphy, Adam Lauber, Dan Coats, Nate Hesse, Casey Ramsey, Tim Quigley, Rico Gonzalez, Ryan Clifton, Josh Thomspon


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Smokejumping -- United States, Smokejumpers -- United States -- Redding (Calif.)