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ORANG Fighter Pilot is first in world to fly F-15 Eagle with a cervical prosthetic disc
Col. Todd Hofford, 142nd Fighter Wing Vice Commander and newly reinstated F-15 Eagle pilot, poses in front of an Eagle, February 6, 2020, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. Hofford recently completed a nearly three-year process of obtaining a waiver to pilot a high G aircraft with a prosthetic disc in his neck, making him the first in the world to do so. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer |  VIRIN: 200206-Z-SP755-1001.JPG