.@NellisAFB helps @MakeAWish come true
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) -- There are many people who wish for the opportunity to see the home of the fighter pilot. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Georgious Kalevrosoglou, an 18-year-old from Greece, diagnosed with leukemia, was able to do just that. Members of the 57th Wing gave Kalevrosoglou and his family a hands-on tour of the various flying units here, Sept. 20. "I am very blessed for my son," said Maria Kalevrosoglou, Georgious' mother. "I'm glad he got the opportunity to see the aircraft and make his wish come true." Kalevrosoglou was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 16. Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells in the body, causing them to become abnormal and unable to fight infections or bacteria. Since his diagnosis, Kalevrosoglou has undergone countless chemotherapy sessions and received a bone marrow transplan...