Ty Nordstrom and his family celebrate his fifth birthday at a pizza restaurant December 2007, in Abilene, Texas. Ty was diagnosed with non-rhabdomyosarcoma cancer in October 2007. He passed away November 2009 – one month before his seventh birthday. Ty’s dad, Master Sgt. Lyle Nordstrom, the 352nd Special Operations Group Inspector General superintendent, shares the story of his loss to raise awareness of childhood cancer. (Courtesy photo)
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