Tom Coker, Lt. Col. Tracy LaTourrett and Francoise Bergan
Lt. Col. Tracy LaTourrett, callsign “JackieO,” was the featured speaker at Heritage
Eagle Bend Golf Club to a packed house of 300 resident veterans from all U.S.
LaTrourrett is Coloardo’s first ever lady fighter pilot, and one of the first to fly fighter aircraft. She is a 1992 graduate of the Air Force Academy appointed by President George H.W. Bush.
Tracy flew as a weapon’s director on board the AWACS aircraft before heading off to pilot training and returning home to fly F-16’s at Buckley Air. Force Base.
LaTourrette retired after 22 years of service from the Colorado Air National Guard as deputy director of operations for Colorado Joint Staff. She is a mother and speaker for her own company, “Faith 2 Fly.”
Introducing her for the evening Veteran’s Day program was West Point graduate and HEB resident Tom Coker, and also speaking was Aurora city council member for District 6 Francoise Bergan.
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