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Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation honors Berlin Airlift veterans

The Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation celebrated the 70th anniversary of the end of Berlin Airlift at their annual “Spirit of the Battle of Britain” banquet last month to honor these veterans for their contributions to the alliance between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Retired Col. Gail Halvorsen poses for a photo during a Veterans Day event at Hondo Municipal Airport, Texas, Nov. 9, 2013. Halvorsen was called the “Candy Bomber” because he was known to drop candy with attached parachutes to children during the Berlin Airlift. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) Ashley M. Wright

CSAF presents French medal to WWII Army vet, AF civilian

At a ceremony overlooking the Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 2, 2018, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein presented the French Legion of Honor to a World War II Army veteran for his efforts to liberate Western Europe in 1945.
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