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SOCOM Hall of Honor induction

Adm. Eric T. Olson, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, officially inducts retired Maj. Gen John R. Alison into the SOCOM Commando Hall of Honor at a ceremony Oct. 27, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Alison, 97, a highly decorated combat ace of World War II and veteran of the Korean War, is considered the father of Air Force Special Operations. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.

PHOTO BY: TSgt Larry W. Carpenter Jr.
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