WADS dedicates historic aircraft
The F-16 fighter's place in air defense history is assured with this permanent display of aircraft #82-929, which was scrambled over the eastern coast on Sept. 11, 2001. The pilot on that eventful day, Lt. Col. Brad Derrig, attended the dedication ceremony at the Western Air Defense Sector on May 21 and talked about the shock and drama of combat air patrols on that date. (U.S. Air Force photo/Randy Rubattino)

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