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  • The Unsung Heroes of Electronic Warfare in WWII

    The 36 BS, stationed in Britain, was not just another heavy bomber squadron but a specialized electronic warfare unit. They flew modified B-24 Liberators to conduct electronic attacks and support operations, targeting German radio stations, radar sites, and fighter formations. Their mission: to

  • Keesler | All I have are the memories: The story of a WWII veteran

    World War II veterans are living history, and at 98 years-old, one Keesler veteran is full of life.Retired Chief Master Sgt. Mel Jenner, Army Air Forces radio operator and aerial gunner, recently visited the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he toured the museum and

  • Luke AFB retires Block 25 F-16 aircraft

    Like old soldiers being relieved from their posts, the Block 25 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft have been relieved of duty Sept. 6, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. This model of aircraft has been imbedded with the 309th “Ducks” Fighter Squadron. A squadron that has successfully led the fight

  • Remembering Doolittle’s legacy

    Goodfellow hosted a Doolittle Leadership Panel led by John “Pepe” Soto, senior defense analyst, and General Jimmy Doolittle’s granddaughter, Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, The Doolittle Foundation founder and executive director, at the Powell Event Center, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 25.

  • Arkansas WWII pilot returns home after 77 years

    The remains of a once considered unrecoverable World War II pilot returned home after missing for just over three-fourths of a century. Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. Henry D. Mitchell, who was shot down over Austria in 1944 during World War 2 and presumed Killed in Action, has been found.

  • WWII Veteran Bradford Freeman receives honor for his service

    On a sunny morning in Mississippi, a challenge coin was presented to Mr. Bradford Freeman, the last surviving original member of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. The coin was presented on behalf of Gen. Mark Milley, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,

  • Remembering: A WWII vet’s story

    Black and white photos portray a strong, smiling young man preparing for war, a beautiful snow-covered Mount Fuji with B-29 Superfortresses flying by and aerial photos exhibiting the remains of war-torn Hiroshima.