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First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Last Dive Bomber

April 1st, 2014 | Aviation Carriers Navy The Pacific Women in the Navy World War II | Posted by John BretschneiderAll photos by John BretschneiderA World-War II era Curtiss SB2C-5 Helldiver was unveiled at the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven  ... [Published Military Times - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Veteran pilot receives WWII combat medals

SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly 70 years after William Bell flew combat missions during World War II, the former Marine has received his medals.Bell was a 21-year-old pilot during the Philippines’ liberation from Japanese forces in 1945, flying more than 60 combat ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

End may be on the horizon for F/A-18 Super Hornet

By W.J. HenniganMcClatchy/Tribune© March 13, 2014Workers at Northrop Grumman Corp.'s 1-million-square-foot facility in El Segundo, Calif., have been cranking out fuselage sections for the Navy's F/A-18 fighter jet for decades.But now, the end may be ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Feb 05 2014 - Updated Feb 05 2014 - 1 reports

My new friend John. 90 plus. 100 missions in SPD Dauntless dive bomber

Jim Riley - My new friend John. 90 plus. 100 missions in SPD... :My new friend John. 90 plus. 100 missions in SPD dauntless bomber World War 2. Flu Panthers in Korea. Skiing like a maniac today. Jim Riley  He had amazing stories. Flew land based USMC ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Feb 05 2014]

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"When I came home from the service, I wanted to hide out," he wrote. "It could have been what we still called ‘shell shock’ at that time. The only thing I could do was start farming."
"This has been a model program in how it faced problems and overcame them" Gibbons said. "We expect to build this aircraft into 2016 and beyond."

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