Passed Away In A Ambulance After Arriving At The Airport
At 91 years old, Walter Smith, a veteran of WWII, was looking forward to taking an honor flight to Washington DC to see the change of guard ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Four years ago, he had been diagnosed with colon cancer, and the trip from his home in Wisconsin to the nation's capital had been a motivation for him to work hard on his rehabilitation, according to his family.
Only Known Example Of The German Bomber To Have Survived The War In Any Condition
The Royal Air Force Museum announced Tuesday that it has successfully lifted a German Dornier Do 17 bomber from the an area of the ocean bottom known as Goodwin Sands off the coast of England. According to the museum, it is the only example of the airplane known to have survived the war in any condition.
Capt. Hugh Walker Presented With Two Prestigious Awards On His Return From Afghanistan
After returning from Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan April 13, a 77th Fighter Squadron weapons officer has more than just a homecoming to celebrate. Capt. Hugh Walker was welcomed home with two prestigious awards, the Lt. Col. Anthony C. Shine Award and the Robbie Risner Award.