Air Force Captain Carson Bird: Grace and Faith

carsonbirdA memorial was held at the US Air Force Academy last week for retired USAF Capt Carson Bird, who died November 26th from bone cancer. He was 31.

Bird, a 2008 USAFA graduate, was a special operations officer and recipient of the Bronze Star. He was also a former Falcons football cornerback. His former teammate, Chad Hall, said

Hall said Carson’s Christian faith overpowered his fear of dying.

“He knew where he was going to go,” Hall said. “He never gave up, even when he knew there was nothing else the doctors could do.”

You can read some of Carson Bird’s first-person, personal story here.


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