SOCOM unveils 'Ghost'
/ Published May 24, 2016
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --
Gen. Raymond A. Thomas, III, left, U.S. Special Operations Command commander, and Maj. Gen. Richard S. "Beef" Haddad, Air Force Reserve Command vice commander, unveil a painting honoring Citizen Airmen manning the 40mm Bofors gun aboard an AC-130 gunship during a mission over the "Highway of Death" in Kuwait during Desert Storm. The painting by Maj. Warren Neary (far right), was accepted by Thomas, U.S. Special Operations Command commander, during a special ceremony at USSOCOM headquarters at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, May 23, commemorating the 25th anniversary of Desert Storm. Haddad was an AC-130 gunship pilot with the Air Force Reserve's 919th Special Operations Wing, Duke Field, Florida, during Desert Storm. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col. Chad Gibson)