Pin-on with purpose

Lt. Col. Jeff Morris, 442nd Fighter Wing staff judge advocate, stands in front of a Minuteman II missile on static display at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Aug. 1, as his parents, Calvin and Margie Morris, pin on his lieutenant colonel insignia to mark his recent promotion. The Minuteman missile has special significance for Colonel Morris and his father. Colonel Morris is a former Minuteman II missile-launch officer, while his father served at Whiteman from 1963 to 1965 guarding Minuteman missiles in what was then called the Air Police, now known as Security Forces. The 442nd Fighter Wing is an Air Force Reserve Command unit based at Whiteman, which flies the A-10 Thunderbolt II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. David Kurle)

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