Operation Linebacker II
Retired Col. Peter Giroux, a B-52 pilot and POW, poses for a photo Dec. 19, 2016, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Giroux was taken as a prisoner of war by the North Vietnamese on December 22, 1972.Giroux was eventually returned to flying status and returned to B-52’s aircraft again serving as a Aircraft commander, flight commander and instructor pilot. His last assignment was at McConnell Air Force Base as the director of staff. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jenna K. Caldwell)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Jenna K. Caldwell |  VIRIN: 161219-F-OV732-0003.JPG