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Oliver Ray Crawford: fierce, effective Air Force advocate dies at 94

A lawyer who spent 13 years in the Air Force Reserves, Oliver Ray Crawford was a charter member of the Air Force Association. In 1989, he was named the organization’s Man of the Year and went on to serve as AFA president for two years in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Following his tenure as president, Crawford served two additional years as chair of the AFA board.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1914300/oliver-ray-crawford-fierce-effective-air-force-advocate-dies-at-94/ Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Final Doolittle Raider’s tradition of honor, legacy of valor celebrated at memorial

The tradition of honor and legacy of valor that defined the life of retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole were celebrated during a memorial service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, April 18.
Attendees bow their heads during the invocation at a memorial service for retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, April 18, 2019.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1818751/final-doolittle-raiders-tradition-of-honor-legacy-of-valor-celebrated-at-memori/ Dan Hawkins

Final Doolittle Raider’s tradition of honor, legacy of valor celebrated at memorial

The tradition of honor and legacy of valor that defined the life of retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole were celebrated during a memorial service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, April 18.
Attendees bow their heads during the invocation at a memorial service for retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, April 18, 2019.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1818751/final-doolittle-raiders-tradition-of-honor-legacy-of-valor-celebrated-at-memori/ Dan Hawkins

CSAF celebrates life of Parker Greene

It’s a rare quiet morning on Moody Air Force Base. A crowd begins to amass in a hangar with their heads held high and smiling as they greet one another, all the while mourning the loss of the most influential civic leader and advocate Moody, and many argue the Air Force, has ever had.
Family of the late Mr. W. Parker Greene and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, right, listen to remarks during a Celebration of Life ceremony honoring Mr. Greene, March 14, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Greene, a steadfast Air Force advocate and one of the most influential military civic leaders passed away Dec. 18, 2018. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Andrea Jenkins)

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1787189/csaf-celebrates-life-of-parker-greene/ Tech. Sgt. Tinese Jackson

CSAF celebrates life of Parker Greene

It’s a rare quiet morning on Moody Air Force Base. A crowd begins to amass in a hangar with their heads held high and smiling as they greet one another, all the while mourning the loss of the most influential civic leader and advocate Moody, and many argue the Air Force, has ever had.
Family of the late Mr. W. Parker Greene and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, right, listen to remarks during a Celebration of Life ceremony honoring Mr. Greene, March 14, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Greene, a steadfast Air Force advocate and one of the most influential military civic leaders passed away Dec. 18, 2018. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Andrea Jenkins)

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1787189/csaf-celebrates-life-of-parker-greene/ Tech. Sgt. Tinese Jackson