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Retired Col. John “JB” Stone, the tactician behind Operation BOLO, and his son, retired Col. Jon Stone, watch preflight checks during Red Flag-Nellis 22-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 29, 2022. John Stone was the tactician behind Operation BOLO, a mission during the Vietnam War that destroyed half of the North Vietnamese MiG-21 fighter force in 1996. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josey Blades)
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