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AFTC vice, veterans share stories at annual ball

Colonel Angela Suplisson, the vice commander for the Air Force Test
Center (right) poses for a photograph after the honorary cake cutting during
the annual Veteran's Military Ball organized by Coffee4Vets at the
University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster, Nov.4. Suplisson, invited to
speak by the Coffee4Vets program, spoke about the role of the AFTC through
the years, as well as honored several of the war veterans in attendance
during her remarks.

Colonel Angela Suplisson, the vice commander for the Air Force Test Center, looks through old photographs from the rocket sled testing program at Edwards AFB with retired Master Sgt. Marvin Houston during the annual Veteran's Military Ball organized by Coffee4Vets at the University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster, California, Nov.4. Coffee4Vets invited the vice commander to be the keynote speaker at their annual military ball celebrating local veterans. Houston, a veteran of both WWII and the Korean war, retired from Edwards AFB in 1966 after more than 22 years of service and shared many of his experiences with the colonel and others who attended the four-hour affair. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michelle Thomas)

Colonel Angela Suplisson, the vice commander for the Air Force Test
Center (right) poses for a photograph after the honorary cake cutting during
the annual Veteran's Military Ball organized by Coffee4Vets at the
University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster, Nov.4. Suplisson, invited to
speak by the Coffee4Vets program, spoke about the role of the AFTC through
the years, as well as honored several of the war veterans in attendance
during her remarks.

Colonel Angela Suplisson, the vice commander for the Air Force Test Center (right) poses for a photograph after the honorary cake cutting during the annual Veteran's Military Ball organized by Coffee4Vets at the University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster, California, Nov.4. Suplisson, invited to speak by the Coffee4Vets program, spoke about the role of the AFTC through the years, as well as honored several of the war veterans in attendance during her remarks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michelle Thomas)

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --