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Air Force Academy Dedicates New Bronze Statue to Lance

  • November 17, 2015
Air Force Academy Dedicates New Bronze Statue to Lance

http://www.usafa.org/Heritage/PlazaOfHeroes An inspiring tribute to Lance.  As the Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen Mark Welsh addresses the crowd, he challenges the cadets to find the excellence within.

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New location for F4C Phantom Jet Dedicated to Capt. Lance Sijan

  • November 2, 2015
New location for F4C Phantom Jet Dedicated to Capt. Lance Sijan

Milwaukee County Executive’s Office and Mitchell International Airport have approved a new location for the F4C Phantom Jet dedicated to Capt. Lance Sijan.  It currently sits on the south end of the airport on College Ave where the 440th Air Force Reserve once occupied space. Since the 440th Airlift Wing relocated to North Carolina in 2007, Captain Sijan’s aircraft was no longer part of a military operation.  The once proud and powerful tribute to Lance surrounded by the Air Force's KC-135’s is now lost in a business park. Through years of lobbying, it has come to pass that Lance’s...

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Lance Sijan Tribute Installed at the Air Force Academy

  • November 1, 2015

A new tribute to Lance will be installed at the Air Force Academy on November 6, 2015.  The Class of ’65, Lance’s graduating class, has raised $1M for a bronze statue depicting Lance in the jungles of Laos as he struggles to survive. His dedication to the values in the Code of Conduct are highlighted as they are etched in 3” glass behind the life sized bronze of Lance.  The statue will be postured to give all who visit an opportunity to feel the strength of Lance as it overlooks the valley directly across from Sijan Hall.  Over 500 dignitaries as well as family and friends will gather...

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