Newest chiefs recognized during Chief Recognition Ceremony
Fairchild leadership and Retired Lt. Col. Barry Bridger, a survivor of the “Hanoi Hilton” prison camp in Vietnam, pose for a photo with the newly selected Chief Master Sgts. Chad Madore and Shane Sweeney during the Chief Recognition Ceremony Mar. 25, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The ceremony consisted of a medallion and a candle lighting ceremony where they lit nine candles that represented each enlisted grade in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patiño)