Friends gather as Chaplain Thornton says farewell

The 932nd Airlift Wing Director of Staff, Maj. Luke Barker, speaks about retiring Chaplain (Lt. Col.) William Thornton, second from right, before a special gift presentation as part of the overall retirement ceremony held Feb. 9, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. At center is former vice commander of the wing, Col. Esteban Ramirez, who was the guest speaker for the event. Friends and family gathered from several states to wish Colonel Thornton well on his special day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Stan Paregien)

PHOTO BY: Paregien
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