42nd security forces members honor fallen defender

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. -- Staff Sgt. Mitchell Wright, 42nd Security Forces Squadron, presents the U.S. flag to Christine Weathington, widow of retired Chief Master Sgt. Billy Weathington, at the chief master sergeant’s memorial service in Newville, Alabama, Jan. 13, 2018. Weathington, age 87 at his passing on Jan. 1, 2018, was the security forces career field’s third chief master sergeant, ending his 27-year active duty career in 1979 as the senior enlisted advisor to Air Force Security Forces. He continued to serve as the director of Plans and Security Acquisitions, U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1990. Joining Wright in the 42nd SFS flag detail at the memorial service were Airman 1st Class Olivia Landry, Senior Airman Timothy Bridges and Senior Master Sgt. Jeffrey Tobin. (Courtesy photo)