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George Carroll III (left), president of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 343, stands with Mr. David R. Rockett, Jr. (right), president of Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation, during an honorary commander’s induction ceremony where both were inducted as honorary commanders of the 343rd Bomb Squadron and 307th Civil Engineer Squadron, respectively, March 3, 2018 on Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

George Carroll III (left), president of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 343, stands with Mr. David R. Rockett, Jr. (right), president of Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation, during an honorary commander’s induction ceremony where both were inducted as honorary commanders of the 343rd Bomb Squadron and 307th Civil Engineer Squadron, respectively, March 3, 2018 on Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The honorary commanders program was developed to strengthen community relations throughout the Shreveport/Bossier city area, increase public awareness of the Air Force Reserve and help sustain the work-life balance of Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cody Burt/Released)

George Carroll III, president of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 343, shares the 343rd Bomb Squadron guidon from Lt. Col. John Booker, commander of the 343rd BS, during an honorary commander’s induction ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, March 3, 2018.

George Carroll III, president of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 343, shares the 343rd Bomb Squadron guidon from Lt. Col. John Booker, commander of the 343rd BS, during an honorary commander’s induction ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, March 3, 2018. The honorary commanders program was developed to strengthen community relations throughout the Shreveport/Bossier City area, increase public awareness of the Air Force Reserve and help sustain the work-life balance of Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cody Burt/Released)

David R. Rockett, Jr., president of the Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation, and Lt. Col. Alan Spiller, commander of the 307th Civil Engineer Squadron, talk with Airmen of the 307th CES before an honorary commander’s induction ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, March 3, 2018.

David R. Rockett, Jr., president of the Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation, and Lt. Col. Alan Spiller, commander of the 307th Civil Engineer Squadron, talk with Airmen of the 307th CES before an honorary commander’s induction ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, March 3, 2018. Rockett is the first honorary commander of the 307th CES. His new role allows him to strengthen relations between the Air Force Reserve and the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cody Burt/Released)

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. --