Wednesday, April 21, 2010

A-10 pilot will lead grand parade of the 57th annual World’s Biggest Fish Fry

In an article by Glenn Tanner, P-I Staff Writer, published April 21, 2010; 12:16 PM CDT, The Paris Post-Intelligencer reported:

[...] Friday morning at 10 a.m., the focus of the week — the grand parade — will start moving down East Wood Street toward the fairgrounds.

Leading the parade this year will be Col. David Hicks of the U.S. Air Force, who is this year’s grand marshal.

A 1985 graduate of Henry County High School, Hicks entered the Air Force as an A-10 “Warthog” pilot, Hicks has flown missions for Operation Southern Watch in the Persian Gulf and Operation Iraqi Freedom, among others.

A past deputy chief of the Air Combat Command’s Weapons and Tactics Division, he is currently serving as the operations officer of the 66th Weapons Squadron. [...]

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