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Alcorn family visits 480th FS

The Alcorn family visited the 52nd Fighter Wing touring the 480th FS, an F-16 Fighting Falcon and a memorial site that honored his late father and other members from the 52nd FW that made the ultimate sacrifice.

William Alcorn II, son of fallen U.S. Air Force Capt. William Alcorn, views photos in the briefing room of the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 1, 2019. The Alcorn family visited the 52nd Fighter Wing touring the 480th FS, an F-16 Fighting Falcon and a memorial site that honored his late father and other members from the 52nd FW that made the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

The Alcorn family visited the 52nd Fighter Wing touring the 480th FS, an F-16 Fighting Falcon and a memorial site that honored his late father and other members from the 52nd FW that made the ultimate sacrifice.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Timothy Neely, 480th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, (right) gives a tour of an F-16 to William Alcorn II, (right) son of fallen U.S. Capt. William Alcorn at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 1, 2019. Capt. Alcorn made the ultimate sacrifice March 23, 1981, during a training sortie here in Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

The Alcorn family visited the 52nd Fighter Wing touring the 480th FS, an F-16 Fighting Falcon and a memorial site that honored his late father and other members from the 52nd FW that made the ultimate sacrifice.

The Alcorn family, related to fallen U.S. Air Force Capt. William Alcorn, and U.S. Air Force Capt. Timothy Neely, 480th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, pose in front of an F-16 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 1, 2019. The Alcorn family were given a tour of the 480th FS, an F-16 and a memorial site dedicated to the men and women of the 52nd Fighter Wing who made the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

The Alcorn family visited the 52nd Fighter Wing touring the 480th FS, an F-16 Fighting Falcon and a memorial site that honored his late father and other members from the 52nd FW that made the ultimate sacrifice.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Timothy Neely, 480th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, presents William Alcorn II, son of fallen U.S. Air Force Capt. William Alcorn, with a photo of an F-16 signed by the pilots of the 480th FS at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 1, 2019. Alcorn and his family visited the 480th FS as a part of their trip to the base to commemorate his father, who passed away March 23, 1981 during a training sortie. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

The Alcorn family visited the 52nd Fighter Wing touring the 480th FS, an F-16 Fighting Falcon and a memorial site that honored his late father and other members from the 52nd FW that made the ultimate sacrifice.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Lebrun, 52nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, explains the different functions and capabilities of a fighter pilot helmet to William Alcorn II, son of fallen U.S. Capt. William Alcorn, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 1, 2019. Capt. Alcorn, was stationed at Spangdahlem AB, but passed away March 23, 1981, during a training sortie. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --