Sep 28, 2012 6:39 PM by Andy Koen

Parker boy spends day as Air Force Academy cadet

A boy from Parker, Colorado and his family got to experience life as Air Force Academy cadets today. Eleven-year-old Wyatt donned a flight suit and learned all about Academy life first-hand, including participating in some chemistry experiments.

Wyatt, who has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, got to be a cadet for a day thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Along with chemistry class, he and his family also spent time flying in a flight simulator and shooting hoops with the Falcons men's basketball team.


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