Thorpe speaks at his retirement ceremony

Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Thorpe gave an uplifting speech at the Westover Conference Center in his trademark Boston accent. CCMSgt. Thorpe had served most of his career in Security Forces at Westover ARB becoming the Command Chief in 2011 and 2014 was selected as the Command Chief for 22nd Air Force.

PHOTO BY: William C. Pope
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