Air Force Photos

Retired Chief Master Sgt. Francis Collier
Chief Master Sgt. Francis Collier (left) receives a handshake from Lt. Gen. Robert W. Burns, the 5th Air Force commander, upon his promotion to the “new grade” of chief master sergeant Dec. 1, 1959. Collier was one of 625 Airmen promoted to the new super grade of chief master sergeant as a result of the Career Compensation Act of 1958. (Courtesy photo)

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