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  • 97 AMW honors fallen WWII Airman with KC-46 flyover

    The history of The 97th Air Mobility Wing’s “Triangle Y” symbol dates back to when the 97th Bombardment Group flew missions out of Italy during WWII. That legacy resurfaced when one of the pilots who flew one of those “Triangle Y” aircraft remains were found and was finally laid to rest in

  • Doolittle Jr. strives to make own mark in Air Force

    Airman 1st Class John Taylor Doolittle Jr., a distant relative of the Air Force legend, graduated Sept. 3, 2020 from the 362nd Training Squadron’s F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief apprentice course here. He is looking to make his own mark in military service as an aircraft maintainer, much like the

  • 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.

  • WW2 veteran remembers a history of virtue at Keesler AFB

    Keesler Air Force Base, formerly known as Keesler Field, has been a training location for the Air Force to produce premier war-fighters since 1941. Keesler is known for being the second-largest technical training location in the Air Force, but during the most crucial times in history, it has also

  • Decorated WWII bomber pilot honored, remembered by family, friends

    Families, friends and loved ones gathered together Dec. 4 to remember former Army Air Corps Capt. Charles T. Hull, a decorated World War II bomber pilot who survived 25 missions in the European Theater, during a funeral and burial service with full military honors in Winona, Mississippi.

  • Memorial for final WWII Doolittle Raider to be held April 18

    A memorial service to celebrate the life of retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole will be held at JBSA-Randolph, Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2019, beginning at 3 p.m. in Hangar 41. Cole, who was the final surviving member of the famed Doolittle Tokyo Raiders of World War II, passed

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