Paralympic athlete invested as honorary colonel of 15 Wing Moose Jaw

Five people, three wearing blue military uniforms, gather for a photograph in front of three flags and a blue wall with lettering and a badge.
From left, Dennis and Judy Franks join their daughter, new 15 Wing Honorary Colonel Lisa Franks, and wing commander Colonel Denis O’Reilly and outgoing Honorary Colonel Bert Olson, to celebrate Honorary Colonel Franks' April 5, 2019, investiture as wing honorary colonel. PHOTO: DND

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Members of 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, welcomed their new Honorary Colonel, Paralympic medallist Lisa Franks, during a ceremony on April 5, 2019. For incoming Honorary Colonel Franks, sports have always been a part of her life. A very rare condition, arteriovenous malformation, caused paralysis from her waist down but did not change her ambition to become a great athlete. Read the rest of the article . . .

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