Man places medallion over statue
220208-F-VD052-0039.JPG Photo By: Tech. Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley

Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. - Retired Lt. Col. Claude Vann, III and son of Chief Master Sgt. Claude Vann, Jr., places a medallion over an award’s statue at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Feb. 8, 2022. Recently, the 1st Fighter Wing created the inaugural Chief Master Sgt. Claude Vann, Jr., Leadership Award to honor Vann’s legacy as the wing’s first documented senior enlisted advisor, currently known as command chief, who led through a pivotal time in Air Force history. (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)


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