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Harnessing awesome power of thank-yous has far-reaching benefits

Fred Kyler did not look like the typical fighter pilot. He was short and dumpy. Folks thought he looked like the goofy cartoon character Mr. Magoo. Yet, with great success, Brig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-03/harnessing-aweso
Thomas Knight

...and a 1972 graduate of John T. Hoggard High School, Tom was a man of many hats and trades, including, a former Fighter Pilot with the Alabama Air Guard, Firefighter (volunteering with the Winter Park Fire Dept. and the Ogden Rescue Squad...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173712246
Veterans Day events

...Officer Training Corps cadets; colors presented by Navy JROTC unit color guard; Jane Jenkins Herlong, emcee; retired fighter pilot Jett Jernigan, speakerWestminster Veterans Day Assembly: 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, Westminster Schools of Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-07/veterans-day-events
Air power, while a powerful tactical tool, has its limits

...technology, reliability and doctrine) will be discussed. Also I will explain the lessons I learned as a combat fighter pilot during the 180 combat missions I flew over North Vietnam and Laos during the war in Southeast Asia. Some of these lessons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/air-power-while-
Silence is conspicuous

...with this threat, except ground forces. Cruise missiles, 1,000 drones armed to the teeth and a few top-gun fighter pilots. Get some good intel and overwhelm them. Even Allah would be on the run. I'm all for destroying them in a massive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-14/silence-conspicuous
Targeting lessons from WWII still applicable in modern warfare

...He seemed to be embarrassed when he told me that he flew less than a dozen combat sorties.He was a newly trained fighter pilot in the spring of 1945. There were dozens of brand-new fighters dispersed in the woods near his base. Most of them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/targeting-lesson
Lost Purple Heart reunited with family after Aiken auction

...crowd's reaction when the Purple Heart of a World War II fighter pilot killed in action hit the auction block last month in...He later served in the Army Air Corps as a P-47N fighter pilot in the 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-10/lost-purple-heart-reunited-f
Signing day bittersweet for three Greenbrier girls basketball players

...close to home," Myers said. "Family and friends can come out and watch me."Taylor, who dreams of becoming a fighter pilot, enjoyed sharing center stage with her best friends."It's definitely a surreal moment," Taylor said. "We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-11-14/signing-day-bitterswe
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
Another brave Dyess exemplifies extraordinary heroism

...officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps before America's entry into World War II. By the summer of 1941, Dyess was a fighter pilot and the commander of a squadron of P-40 aircraft. Ed Dyess and his unit arrived in the Philippines just two weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/another-brave-dy