Lt. Col. (ret.) Thomas Byrd, former pilot, pins a pair of heritage wings to the chest of 2nd Lt. Colin Asbury at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May 18, 2018. Byrd, credited with more than 3,000 hours flying the F-4 Phantom and more than 1,000 hours in the F-16 Fighting Falcon, passes his uncle’s wings to Asbury, who had dreamed about flying since he was a child. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin N. Valmoja)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Benjamin N. Valmoja
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