Ace Performance: Historic Pilot Chuck Yeager Draws Big Audience
Photo Credit: Sgt 1st Class Raymond Drumsta (Army National Guard)
Heroic WWII fighter ace, jet pioneer and retired United States Air Force Maj. Gen. Chuck Yeager (left) pins private first class rank on Sean Stang in a promotion ceremony at Camp Buehring, Kuwait April 12. The ceremony took place during Yeager's vistit to Camp Buehring, and he performed the promotion at the request of Stang's platoon sergeant, Staff Sgt. Hank Slaughter (right). Stang, of Chandler, Ariz., and Slaughter, of Abilene, Texas, belong to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st of the 7th Cavalry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, which is currently based at Camp Buehring.
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