Spc. Christopher Cates, son of Mark and Susie McPherson, received his airborne wings during a special graduation ceremony on March 7, 2009.
Spc. Cates, who has been in the United States Army for five years, will now go to Fort Bragg , North Carolina to finish his special forces training. He decided to go into the special forces after a 15-month tour in Iraq in 2006-2007.
As part of the special graduation ceremony at the Airborne Walk, Mark McPherson, did the honor of pinning the "wings" on his son Christopher.
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Mark McPherson Pins "Wings" On Spc. Christopher Cates