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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"From his first days flying World War II combat missions
in Europe, to his work improving the welfare of enlisted personnel
as the first Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, and his recent
role as a mentor to today's Airmen, Chief Airey was a man of honor
and commitment to things greater than himself."
Source: Michael Donley, Secretary of the US Air
Force, speaking of former Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
Paul Wesley Airey. Airey -- the first CMSAF -- passed away March 11
at his home in Panama City, FL.