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Hard work is paying off for Funny Car winner DeJoria

...married to legendary West Coast Choppers motorcycle builder and bad boy Jesse James. She originally wanted to be a fighter pilot, but settled for a 300-mph, 8,000-horsepowered Toyota Camry.In her spare time she likes to ride motorcycles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-12/hard-work-paying-funny-car
Earl Reimers

...Ernest and Cora Reimers. He had been a resident of North Augusta, SC before making Martinez his home two years ago. A fighter pilot in the Korean War and recipient of the Silver Star, he retired from the United States Navy. Following his military...

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Peter Calamas Sr.

...and graduated from The Citadel in Charleston, SC. in 1953. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force as a Fighter Pilot Flying an F-4 jet. While serving in Southeast Asia, he received 3 Distinguished Flying Cross Medals and an Air...

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Thomas Tillman Sr.

...University of Georgia until the Korean Conflict and joined the U. S. Air Force where he proudly served his country as a fighter pilot, following the war he served as a Flight Instructor. He continued his service during Vietnam Era and retired in 1972...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166775918
David Pitts Sr.

...he was designated a Naval Aviator and he experienced a variety of squadron assignments culminating in duties as a fighter pilot, primarily flying his favorite aircraft, the McDonnell-Douglass F-4 Phantom II. He was interested in aviation...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000165725722
Music By Turner: Memories made at Imperial Theatre

...incredibly strong arms swept me off of my feet and out of the club. Yes, it was my father, a burly former Navy fighter pilot who was immediately faced with a decision that only parents truly understand. What does he say?Was it: "Little Ed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-08-22/music-turner-memories
Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on moon, dies

...Union's Sputnik 1, a 184-pound satellite that sent shock waves around the world.Although he had been a Navy fighter pilot, a test pilot for NASA's forerunner and an astronaut, Armstrong never allowed himself to be caught up in the celebrity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2012-08-25/neil-armstrong-first-man-w
Clemson student's turtle project takes dark twist

...place in Southern lore.In South Carolina author Pat Conroy's semi-autobiographical novel The Great Santini, a fighter-pilot father squishes turtles during a late-night drive when he thinks his wife and kids are asleep. His wife confronts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-27/clemson-students-turtle-proje
Night at the Movies

...gangsters who reunite. Exchange See review/PAGE 14TOP GUN: THE IMAX EXPERIENCE (PG): Tom Cruise's classic 1986 fighter-pilot film gets the IMAX treatment. ExchangeOngoing A HAUNTED HOUSE (R): A spoof of Paranormal Activity and other such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-02-06/night-movies
Florida Panhandle offers fun for budget travelers

...blue-angels-practices. Visitors are treated to a full, jaw-dropping performance by six of the world's best fighter pilots. Team members gather inside the museum after some practices for an autograph session with visitors.SEASIDEThe picturesque...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-02-18/florida-panhandle-offers-fun