BHS memorializes former student
SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, GERMANY – David Carlisle, Bitburg High School principle, hangs a flag above a commemorative plaque hung in the memory of Maj. Troy Gilbert a BHS graduate, April 5 after a ceremony honoring his life. While serving as an F-16 pilot with the 309th Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Major Gilbert was called to deploy to Balad Air Base, Iraq. Major Gilbert’s F-16 crashed on Nov. 27, 2006, while he was on a mission providing combat support to an Army helicopter crew that had crashed as well as the ground forces trying to reach the crash site in the Anbar Province, 20 miles northwest of Baghdad. (US Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Moore)

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Photo by: Airman st Class Emily Moore |  VIRIN: 070405-F-3585M-069.JPG