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  • Last of Doolittle Raiders memorialized during ceremony at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston

    Remembered as a man who faithfully served his country and was a devoted father and a man of faith, Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, the last of the Doolittle Raiders, was honored and posthumously promoted to the rank of colonel during a Sept. 7 ceremony at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course ballroom.
  • Goodfellow remembers Doolittle Raiders

    The Doolittle Raiders hold specific significance to Goodfellow as we remember the 77th anniversary of the storied World War II Doolittle Tokyo raid here, April 18.
  • Watch Lt. Col. Dick Cole Memorial live on AETC Facebook page

    On Thursday, April 18 at 3 p.m. (CDT), a memorial service celebrating the honor and valor that defined the life of retired Lt. Col. Richard Cole will be held here.  The final surviving member of the famed Doolittle Tokyo Raiders of World War II, Cole passed away in San Antonio, Texas, last week at the age of 103. A live video stream of the
  • Yesterday’s Air Force: The Doolittle Raid

    After a string of defeats in America’s early days of World War II, the president ordered a mission to strike Japan and to help improve the morale of the American people.
  • Doolittle Raiders honored during 74th anniversary at JBSA-Randolph

    The World War II Doolittle Raiders were honored during aceremony marking the 74th anniversary of their Tokyo raid April 18 at JointBase San Antonio-Randolph.On the same day, in 1942, Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy"Doolittle led a select team of 80 pilots, gunners, navigators and bombardiers asthey flew 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers to execute a surprise
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