340th Flying Training Group Airman featured on the ‘The View’
Lt. Col. Thomas Lessner’s wife Kathleen pins on his new rank insignia following his on-air promotion on “The View”. Lessner appeared on the show in support of a larger Memorial Day tribute featuring former U.S, Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld as the guest host. Lessner shared his story of resilience that helped him and his family overcome many challenges, including a rocket propelled grenade strike on his helicopter during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (ABC courtesy photo).