Pilots of the 110th Fighter Squadron, "Lindbergh's Own", gathered to celebrate with Col. Jon "JB" Kelk for his final F-15 flight at Lambert-Saint Louis Airport March 12. Left to right: Lt. Col. Mike "Father" Flanagan, Col. Rob "Mos" Mohr, Colonel Kelk, Lt. Col. Mike "Hung" Jurries, Lt. Col. Brian "Spiderman" Kamp, Lt. Col. Jeff "Chunks" Verville and Col. Greg "Spinner" Champagne. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison).
Col. Jon "JB" Kelk, the first pilot to fly 4000 hours in the F-15 Eagle, makes a pass over the Missouri Air National Guard 131st Fighter Wing-St. Louis Headquarters in preparation for landing after his final F-15 flight March 12. Colonel Kelk still holds the record of flying hours with over 4160. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison.)
Col. Jon "JB" Kelk is doused with a fire hose in honor of his final F-15 flight at the 131st Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, Lambert-Saint Louis March 12. With the final sortie, Colonel Kelk accrued more than 4,100 hours in the Eagle, the most of any pilot to date. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison).