Newest chiefs recognized during Chief Recognition Ceremony
Retired Lt. Col. Barry Bridger, a survivor of the “Hanoi Hilton” prison camp in Vietnam, speaks with the audience about his experiences as a prisoner of war for six years during the Chief Recognition Ceremony Mar. 25, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Bridger was shot down over Son Tay, North Vietnam, by a surface-to-air missile and was captured by the North Vietnamese. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patiño)