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/ Published March 13, 2012
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Team Pete lined Peterson Boulevard March 9 to pay respects to Capt. Ryan Hall from the 319th Special Operations Squadron. Hall, a resident of Colorado Springs, was killed in an aircraft accident in Africa Feb. 18. His funeral was held March 12 in the Cadet Protestant Chapel at the U.S. Air Force Academy, with interment at the USAFA Cemetery.
Also killed in the accident were Capt. Nicholas Whitlock and 1st Lt. Justin Wilkens from the 34th Special Operations Squadron, and Senior Airman Julian Scholten from the 25th Intelligence Squadron. The four were all deployed from Hurlburt Field, Fla. The aircraft, a U-28, was returning from a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rob Bussard)