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Brown named honorary Tuskegee Airman, receives symbolic red jacket

Induction into the elite group of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. as an honorary member is a direct reflection of an individual’s dedication to preserving the heritage and legacy of the “Red Tails” as well as introducing youth to aviation and science, technology, engineering and math opportunities.
Brown named honorary Tuskegee Airman Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Serrano

78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid

April 18 marks the 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, in which Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, U.S. Army Air Forces, and Vice Adm. William F. Halsey Jr., U.S. Navy, led a joint bombing operation on the Japanese mainland aimed to inflict both material and psychological damage upon the enemy following the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
(U.S. Air Force courtesy graphic) DoD News

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. Dan Hawkins