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Air Force Times
Funeral held for David Thatcher, World War II Doolittle Raiderdebriefed the surviving uncaptured Raiders, and Jeff Thatcher read excerpts fro
Funeral held for David Thatcher, World War II Doolittle Raider
Air Force Times / Posted 5 hours ago
debriefed the surviving uncaptured Raiders, and Jeff Thatcher read excerpts from Merian C. Cooper's report. U.S. Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. David Thatcher (fifth from left) with the crew of the Ruptured Duck, one of 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
John BrockwayBrockway; one great-granddaughter, Julianna, and one on the way. John served h
John Brockway
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Brockway; one great-granddaughter, Julianna, and one on the way. John served his country proudly in the United States Air Corps during World War II. He then retired from the U.S. Air Force 911th Troop Carrier Squadron Reserves. John coached... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Defence Forces win battle for dry-cleaning expensesto have the dry-cleaning of their uniforms recognised as a legitimate expense.
Defence Forces win battle for dry-cleaning expenses
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 hours ago
to have the dry-cleaning of their uniforms recognised as a legitimate expense. From now on enlisted personnel in the Army, Air Corps and Naval Service will be reimbursed €150 every year for the cost of cleaning their uniforms for ceremonial duties... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government to pay over €2m for Irish Defence Forces dry cleaning billsto cover dry cleaning bills, following a long running battle with the defence f
Government to pay over €2m for Irish Defence Forces dry cleaning bills
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 hours ago
to cover dry cleaning bills, following a long running battle with the defence forces. From now on staff in the Irish Army, Air Corps and Naval services will be given €150 per year for the cost of cleaning their uniforms. The move comes after PD... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Lester Pierre Vognsen, 911925, in Washburn, Iowa, the son of Christian and Jenny (Grarup) Vognsen. Lest
Lester Pierre Vognsen, 91
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 17 hours ago
1925, in Washburn, Iowa, the son of Christian and Jenny (Grarup) Vognsen. Lester is a proud Veteran, serving in the Army Air Corps during WWII. On September 17, 1946, Lester P. Vognsen and Letty M. Gustafson were joined in holy marriage at The... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
William ‘Bill’ Lloyd Auxer Jr.from Norview High School in Norfolk, Va. in 1944, and the College of William an
William ‘Bill’ Lloyd Auxer Jr.
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
from Norview High School in Norfolk, Va. in 1944, and the College of William and Mary in 1951. Bill served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was stationed in Japan. He was employed in the Marketing Dept. of Phillips Petroleum... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Ventura event will pay tribute to veteransANTHONY PLASCENCIA/THE STAR Harry Dickinson, who served in the U.S. Army Air Co
Ventura event will pay tribute to veterans
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
ANTHONY PLASCENCIA/THE STAR Harry Dickinson, who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, holds a retirement photo of himself in uniform. The Cypress Place Senior Living resident is among the veterans who will be recognized during the... Read more
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Breitbart
Vietnam War Vet to Receive Medal of Honor for Saving 44 Soldiersto a pilot who served in the World War I Royal Air Force (Canadian) and World W
Vietnam War Vet to Receive Medal of Honor for Saving 44 Soldiers
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
to a pilot who served in the World War I Royal Air Force (Canadian) and World War II Air Transport Command (U.S. Army Air Corps). The Vietnam veteran also served in Korea, Japan, and Thailand, according to a White House statement announcing... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Living Life to its Fullestsomeplace," said Wendt, who graduated from Gloversville High School in 1936. O
Living Life to its Fullest
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
someplace," said Wendt, who graduated from Gloversville High School in 1936. On July 26, 1941, Wendt joined the Army Air Corps. He had originally planned to be an officer in the Navy, but a bout with typhoid fever set him back for a year. "I... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluma’s Graveman honed meat-cutting skills in Armycows and cleaning up, but he gave the money to his parents to help make ends me
Petaluma’s Graveman honed meat-cutting skills in Army
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
cows and cleaning up, but he gave the money to his parents to help make ends meet. Graveman volunteered to join the Army-Air Corps in 1943, where he was trained as a butcher and was expecting to be sent overseas. While stationed at Hamilton Field... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Cheers and Jeers: June 25, 2016in the Marine Corps. David Broussard, 90, served in the Navy. And Broussard’s s
Cheers and Jeers: June 25, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
in the Marine Corps. David Broussard, 90, served in the Navy. And Broussard’s sister Devota Pye, 94, served in the Army Air Corps. The three grew up together in Montegut, but they hadn’t seen each other in years, so the reunion was a fantastic... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Cheers and Jeers: June 25, 2016in the Marine Corps. David Broussard, 90, served in the Navy. And Broussard’s s
Cheers and Jeers: June 25, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
in the Marine Corps. David Broussard, 90, served in the Navy. And Broussard’s sister Devota Pye, 94, served in the Army Air Corps. The three grew up together in Montegut, but they hadn’t seen each other in years, so the reunion was a fantastic... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluma’s Graveman honed meat-cutting skills in Armycows and cleaning up, but he gave the money to his parents to help make ends me
Petaluma’s Graveman honed meat-cutting skills in Army
Petluma360.com / Posted 3 days ago
cows and cleaning up, but he gave the money to his parents to help make ends meet. Graveman volunteered to join the Army-Air Corps in 1943, where he was trained as a butcher and was expecting to be sent overseas. While stationed at Hamilton Field... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Well known WWII veteran named grand marshal of Pittsfield Fourth of July Paradedoesn't matter if it's pouring rain — he's always there," Marchetti said. In 1
Well known WWII veteran named grand marshal of Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 days ago
doesn't matter if it's pouring rain — he's always there," Marchetti said. In 1943, Tony Pastore was drafted into the Army Air Corps, later becoming Air Force two years before he was discharged in 1949. The Pittsfield High School graduate saw... Read more
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Hillside Suburban Life
La Grange Park veteran receives posthumous honor from hospice care providerCepek flew in more than 50 missions in North Africa and Europe during World War
La Grange Park veteran receives posthumous honor from hospice care provider
Hillside Suburban Life / Posted 5 days ago
Cepek flew in more than 50 missions in North Africa and Europe during World War II in the Army Air Corps. Cepek, who died June 13, was posthumously honored by Heartland Hospice for his heroism and bravery in a special pinning ceremony. Cepek’s... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Pearl Harbor survivor from Topeka dies at age 94died June 11 at the Brewster Place retirement community. Baker, a native of Al
Pearl Harbor survivor from Topeka dies at age 94
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
died June 11 at the Brewster Place retirement community. Baker, a native of Altoona, Pa., was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. He saw duty in World War II, during which he survived the bombing of Pearl Harbor and Hickam Field, Hawaii’s main... Read more
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The Daily Comet
World War II veterans meet at family reunionin Pensacola, Fla., with her daughter, Grace Hawkins. Hawkins said her mother,
World War II veterans meet at family reunion
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
in Pensacola, Fla., with her daughter, Grace Hawkins. Hawkins said her mother, who provided clerical services in the Army Air Corps, wasn't well enough to be interviewed. "They all went into the service, but like a lot of people, you think you're... Read more
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The Houma Courier
World War II veterans meet at family reunionin Pensacola, Fla., with her daughter, Grace Hawkins. Hawkins said her mother,
World War II veterans meet at family reunion
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
in Pensacola, Fla., with her daughter, Grace Hawkins. Hawkins said her mother, who provided clerical services in the Army Air Corps, wasn't well enough to be interviewed. "They all went into the service, but like a lot of people, you think you're... Read more
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Lake Powell Chronicle
Lake Powell Chronicle Berenice Lillian (Raile) Reinhold May 5, 1923-June 13, 2016her ties to Jack. When Jack elected to terminate his college enrollment on a fo
Lake Powell Chronicle Berenice Lillian (Raile) Reinhold May 5, 1923-June 13, 2016
Lake Powell Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
her ties to Jack. When Jack elected to terminate his college enrollment on a football scholarship and enlist in the Army Air Corps, Berenice put her education on hold and married Jack on Aug. 10, 1944, at the air base in Chico, Calif. before... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for June 22USAF Academy, Pendleton, S.C.; Cheyenne, Wyo.; Evans; Tucson, Ariz.; and finall
Tributes for June 22
Greeley Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
USAF Academy, Pendleton, S.C.; Cheyenne, Wyo.; Evans; Tucson, Ariz.; and finally in Greeley. He graduated from the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet program and was an aerial navigator in WWII. After he was discharged he attended college for his... Read more
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Paris Express
Warren Bueker McCollesterfrom Ratcliff High School in 1942 and the University of Missouri in 1950. He se
Warren Bueker McCollester
Paris Express / Posted 7 days ago
from Ratcliff High School in 1942 and the University of Missouri in 1950. He served his country during WWII in the Army Air Corps as an airplane mechanic. In 1965 he moved his family to Massachusetts to help start the U.S. textile manufacturing... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Pearl Harbor survivor Mattausch diessurvivor and fervent golfer, died Wednesday at Harrison Medical Center. Sevent
Pearl Harbor survivor Mattausch dies
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
survivor and fervent golfer, died Wednesday at Harrison Medical Center. Seventy-five years ago, Mattausch was an Army Air Corps staff sergeant and machinist at Wheeler Army Airfield, outside of Pearl Harbor. He awoke at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec.... Read more
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Philly.com
Another first for SixersMcNeely, a first-team All-American at Texas Wesleyan. McNeely, whose college c
Another first for Sixers
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
McNeely, a first-team All-American at Texas Wesleyan. McNeely, whose college career was interrupted to serve in the Air Corps in World War II, declined to play professional basketball, which turned out to be a wise move. Instead, he became... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Vincent M. Pisanellothe University of Chicago and was an architectural engineer for more than 40 ye
Vincent M. Pisanello
The Alliance Review / Posted 8 days ago
the University of Chicago and was an architectural engineer for more than 40 years. A veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, he was a member of the Alliance Saxons Club, the VFW and the American Legion. Vincent enjoyed traveling, bowling,... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Veteran tells his storyfor 21 years, he’s traveled to more countries than many people will in their li
Veteran tells his story
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
for 21 years, he’s traveled to more countries than many people will in their lifetimes. From serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps to running a pizza business in England, Harris has had his fair share of experiences. “I joined the Air Corps when... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 20Beach Boys for a 50th anniversary reunion tour in 2012. 1941: The U.S. Army Ai
June 20
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
Beach Boys for a 50th anniversary reunion tour in 2012. 1941: The U.S. Army Air Force is established, replacing the Army Air Corps. The AAF remained a part of the Army until the independent U.S. Air Force came into being in September 1947. 1941:... Read more
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The Columbian
Lovingly honest tales of dear old DadWoodlandLove and demons Dumb Okie, my mother called my father. Product of the
Lovingly honest tales of dear old Dad
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
WoodlandLove and demons Dumb Okie, my mother called my father. Product of the Oklahoma depression, joined the Army Air Corps in April before Pearl Harbor. Trained as an aircraft mechanic in Glendale, Calif., where people hated the military... Read more
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NBC News
Letters From Long Ago Now Lift Spirits of WWII's 'Canteen Girl'feel as if their own girl was a talking to them," the letter said. In another,
Letters From Long Ago Now Lift Spirits of WWII's 'Canteen Girl'
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
feel as if their own girl was a talking to them," the letter said. In another, dated October 1942, a private in the Army Air Corps requested that "Canteen Girl" sing two songs — "We're On Our Way to Tokyo" and "Just Another Night of Dreams"— to... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Owen Flanagan, 99Owen J. and Minnie (DeBruyn) Flanagan. He graduated from Grinnell High School.
Owen Flanagan, 99
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 9 days ago
Owen J. and Minnie (DeBruyn) Flanagan. He graduated from Grinnell High School. Owen served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, reaching the rank of Staff Sgt. On May 5, 1943, he was united in marriage to Doris Ellen... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
George William Hatzenbuhlerin 1940. Originally a member of the class of 1944, his studies were interrupted
George William Hatzenbuhler
The Leader-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in 1940. Originally a member of the class of 1944, his studies were interrupted by World War II. George served in the Army Air Corps as a B-24 Liberator pilot with the 740th Squadron, 455th Bomb Group, 304th Bomb Wing, 15th Air Force in Cerignola,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
HOMESTEAD: Spiser family stockfarm had been in continuous ownership for more than 100 yearsSpiser's son, Alvin Hilton Spiser, acquired title to 305.1 acres of the old Sch
HOMESTEAD: Spiser family stockfarm had been in continuous ownership for more than 100 years
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 9 days ago
Spiser's son, Alvin Hilton Spiser, acquired title to 305.1 acres of the old Schuster farm after serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II when he came home to farm in 1946. Alvin Spiser married Joni Sorrell. They had one child:... Read more
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walesonline
Tim Peake's amazing International Space Station diaryafter arriving back on earth from the International Space Station Read More D
Tim Peake's amazing International Space Station diary
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
after arriving back on earth from the International Space Station Read More During his 186 days in space the former Army Air Corps flier ran science activities for one million British children via satellite link. He spoke through a radio link to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'See you back on Earth!': Tim Peake's final tweets from spacepic! pic.twitter.com/FOcSR5wwFC He also posted a photo with Tim Kopra and Jeff
'See you back on Earth!': Tim Peake's final tweets from space
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
pic! pic.twitter.com/FOcSR5wwFC He also posted a photo with Tim Kopra and Jeff Williams. Peake is a former British Army Air Corps officer while Kopra is a Colonel in the United States Army. Williams is a retired United States Army officer. The... Read more
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Daily Record
Tim Peake return LIVE: British ESA astronaut heads back to Earth after six months aboard ISSwhat they’re looking at: It seems like only yesterday that Tim Peake arrived a
Tim Peake return LIVE: British ESA astronaut heads back to Earth after six months aboard ISS
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
what they’re looking at: It seems like only yesterday that Tim Peake arrived at the ISS. In fact, the former British Army Air Corps officer was launched into space in December 2015 with the European Space Agency. But perhaps the thing we have... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Tim Peake landing LIVE: British astronaut returns to Earth after spending six months in spacewhat they’re looking at: It seems like only yesterday that Tim Peake arrived a
Tim Peake landing LIVE: British astronaut returns to Earth after spending six months in space
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
what they’re looking at: It seems like only yesterday that Tim Peake arrived at the ISS. In fact, the former British Army Air Corps officer was launched into space in December 2015 with the European Space Agency. But perhaps the thing we have... Read more
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Daily Record
Tim Peake landing LIVE: British astronaut returns to Earth after spending six months in spacewhat they’re looking at: It seems like only yesterday that Tim Peake arrived a
Tim Peake landing LIVE: British astronaut returns to Earth after spending six months in space
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
what they’re looking at: It seems like only yesterday that Tim Peake arrived at the ISS. In fact, the former British Army Air Corps officer was launched into space in December 2015 with the European Space Agency. But perhaps the thing we have... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
WWII veteran from Moore honored by Oklahoma, FranceFrench government Thursday for his service and heroism in flying combat mission
WWII veteran from Moore honored by Oklahoma, France
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 11 days ago
French government Thursday for his service and heroism in flying combat missions. Lloyd Mitchell served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a B-17 navigator, officials said. Mitchell completed 25 air missions over Nazi-occupied France, 12 of which... Read more
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Ipswich Star
My kids hung up on Major Tim Peake – Bury St Edmunds army officer’s interstellar phone callchildren who answered the call – and accidentally hung up on him. Lt Col Olney
My kids hung up on Major Tim Peake – Bury St Edmunds army officer’s interstellar phone call
Ipswich Star / Posted 11 days ago
children who answered the call – and accidentally hung up on him. Lt Col Olney, of Bury St Edmunds-based 6 Regiment Army Air Corps, shared an office with Major Peake when the pair were in Germany in their 20s and the astronaut is an honorary... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Major Tim Peake prepares to return to planet Earth tomorrow after pioneering space missionhas connections to Suffolk from his time in the army. He is an honorary member
Major Tim Peake prepares to return to planet Earth tomorrow after pioneering space mission
Ipswich Star / Posted 11 days ago
has connections to Suffolk from his time in the army. He is an honorary member of Bury St Edmunds-based 6 Regiment Army Air Corps and served at Wattisham Airfield between 2006 and 2008, helping to introduce the Apache helicopter to the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Major Tim Peake prepares to return to plant Earth tomorrow after pioneering space missionhas connections to Suffolk from his time in the army. He is an honorary member
Major Tim Peake prepares to return to plant Earth tomorrow after pioneering space mission
Ipswich Star / Posted 11 days ago
has connections to Suffolk from his time in the army. He is an honorary member of Bury St Edmunds-based 6 Regiment Army Air Corps and served at Wattisham Airfield between 2006 and 2008, helping to introduce the Apache helicopter to the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Tim Peake returns to earth and here are his best pictureshome. He has taken time during his mission to inspire the younger generation.
Tim Peake returns to earth and here are his best pictures
Liverpool Echo / Posted 11 days ago
home. He has taken time during his mission to inspire the younger generation. During his 186 days in space the former Army Air Corps flier ran science activities for one million British kids via satellite link, including the time he had a Q&A... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Tropical humidity hits Oklahomasince it was made with a mercury thermometer. In the early 1940s, the observati
Tropical humidity hits Oklahoma
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 11 days ago
since it was made with a mercury thermometer. In the early 1940s, the observation was also likely made by the U.S. Army Air Corps. In the last week, the humidity has been very high, near tropical levels, but have not broken the record. The... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Cessna Longitude, NAA's Gaffney, Tuskegee Airman Whitfieldhimself as the first U.S. military member to win Olympic gold medals while serv
Cessna Longitude, NAA's Gaffney, Tuskegee Airman Whitfield
The Aero-News Network / Posted 11 days ago
himself as the first U.S. military member to win Olympic gold medals while serving his country. Whitfield joined the Army Air Corps in 1943 as a Tuskegee Airman, one of more than 1,000 African-American pilots who fought in World War Two. All this... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Cessna Longitude, NAA's Gaffney Retiring, Tuskegee Airman Whitfieldhimself as the first U.S. military member to win Olympic gold medals while serv
Cessna Longitude, NAA's Gaffney Retiring, Tuskegee Airman Whitfield
The Aero-News Network / Posted 12 days ago
himself as the first U.S. military member to win Olympic gold medals while serving his country. Whitfield joined the Army Air Corps in 1943 as a Tuskegee Airman, one of more than 1,000 African-American pilots who fought in World War Two. All this... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Robert J. Fox, retired insurance agency served in the Pacific in World War IIexecutive, died June 7 in his Amherst home. He was 90. Born in Buffalo, he lef
Robert J. Fox, retired insurance agency served in the Pacific in World War II
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
executive, died June 7 in his Amherst home. He was 90. Born in Buffalo, he left Kenmore High School to enlist in the Army Air Corps at age 17. He served in the 444th Bombardment Squadron in the Pacific during World War II and was stationed on the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tim Peake's space diary as British astronaut prepares to come back down to earthhead to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, for check-ups. Duri
Tim Peake's space diary as British astronaut prepares to come back down to earth
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
head to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, for check-ups. During his 186 days in space the former Army Air Corps flier ran science activities for one million British kids via satellite link. Here are some other highlights from... Read more
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Express and Star
RAF Cosford Air Show 2016: What's on? When is it? How do I get there? « Express & StarA109, Belgian Navy Alouette III, RNLAF C-130H Hercules, Gloster Meteor x2, Laur
RAF Cosford Air Show 2016: What's on? When is it? How do I get there? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 12 days ago
A109, Belgian Navy Alouette III, RNLAF C-130H Hercules, Gloster Meteor x2, Lauren Richardson Airshow's Pitts Special, Army Air Corps Historic Flight flying and static display, Nanchang CJ-6, Westland Wasp HAS1, Jet Provost T3, RAF/DHFS Griffin HT1,... Read more
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express
Soldier claims his cancer battle was more terrifying than his time in Afghanistanfirst-hand fighting, he claims he has never been as terrified as when doctors r
Soldier claims his cancer battle was more terrifying than his time in Afghanistan
express / Posted 13 days ago
first-hand fighting, he claims he has never been as terrified as when doctors revealed he had cancer. The now Army Air Corps Officer was diagnosed with testicular cancer last February after finding a lump which had grown to the size of a... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Robert Richard BensonPenn State at its DuBois campus and graduated from the main campus in 1949 with
Robert Richard Benson
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Penn State at its DuBois campus and graduated from the main campus in 1949 with a B.A. in psychology. Bob was a U.S. Army Air Corps World War II Veteran where he achieved the rank of PFC. He served from Dec. 4, 1942, to Oct. 25, 1945, as an... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
A LIVING BULLARD LEGEND – Dr. Roper marks 95th birthdayFortress Bombers out of England in World War II, had been assigned following re
A LIVING BULLARD LEGEND – Dr. Roper marks 95th birthday
Bullard Banner News / Posted 14 days ago
Fortress Bombers out of England in World War II, had been assigned following recall to active duty with the United States Air Corps. On Memorial Day of 1947, Roper opened her practice in Bullard in the back of her father’s drug store, a space... Read more
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