Retired Maj. Gen. Doug Pearson (left) and Capt. Todd Pearson joke around Sept. 13 prior to Captain Pearson taking off on the Celestial Eagle remembrance flight at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla. Captain Pearson is a 390th Fighter Squadron pilot from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. General Pearson flew the exact same F-15 Eagle, now assigned to the Florida Air National Guard 125th Fighter Wing, exactly 22 years prior while accomplishing the only successful satellite kill by an aircraft launched missile in history. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erik Hofmeyer)
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