On August 17, 2012, 1st Lt. Andy Teigen and Col. Rick Gibney pinned the rank of general on Garrett Beckwith, 5, who was chosen to be a “Pilot for a Day” for the North Dakota Air National Guard. The Pilot for a Day program honors a child who is fighting or has overcome a life-threatening illness or condition. Garrett, of Frazee, Minn., was diagnosed Feb. 28. 2012 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Dakota Air National Guard video by Staff Sgt. Than Baardson