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Maj. Gen. (ret) Charles "Chuck" Yeager administers oath of enlistment to new Reservists

Maj. Gen. (ret) Charles "Chuck" Yeager salutes the flag during the national anthem before administering the oath of enlistment to future members of the Air Force Reserve Oct. 8 at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier in 1947. After administering the oath of enlistment he offered advice to the future Airmen as they begin or continue their careers as Reservists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Petosky/Released)

Maj. Gen. (ret) Charles "Chuck" Yeager salutes the flag during the national anthem before administering the oath of enlistment to future members of the Air Force Reserve Oct. 8 at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier in 1947. After administering the oath of enlistment he offered advice to the future Airmen as they begin or continue their careers as Reservists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Petosky/Released)

Maj. Gen. (ret) Charles "Chuck" Yeager administers the oath of enlistment to future members of the Air Force Reserve Oct. 8 at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier in 1947. After administering the oath of enlistment he offered advice to the future Airmen as they begin or continue their careers as Reservists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Petosky/Released)

Maj. Gen. (ret) Charles "Chuck" Yeager administers the oath of enlistment to future members of the Air Force Reserve Oct. 8 at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier in 1947. After administering the oath of enlistment he offered advice to the future Airmen as they begin or continue their careers as Reservists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Petosky/Released)

The Beale Air Force Base Honor Guard prepares to post the colors during an enlistment ceremony at Heritage Park Oct. 8. Maj. Gen. (ret) Charles "Chuck" Yeager administered the oath of enlistment to future members of the Air Force Reserve. Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier in 1947. After administering the oath of enlistment he offered advice to the future Airmen as they begin or continue their careers as Reservists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Petosky/Released)

The Beale Air Force Base Honor Guard prepares to post the colors during an enlistment ceremony at Heritage Park Oct. 8. Maj. Gen. (ret) Charles "Chuck" Yeager administered the oath of enlistment to future members of the Air Force Reserve. Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier in 1947. After administering the oath of enlistment he offered advice to the future Airmen as they begin or continue their careers as Reservists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Petosky/Released)