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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
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
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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/air-power-while-
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
Fighter pilot honored for war service

...doesn't think much about his accomplishments as a fighter pilot during World War II and the Korean War. "I don't...I felt he should have the recognition for being a (fighter pilot)." The ceremony will be at The Museum of Aviation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/22/met_340217.shtml
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Defense Department gives Glenn highest civilian honor

FORT MYER, Va. -- Former fighter pilot, senator and astronaut John Glenn, a veteran of two wars and...as "thunderous dogfights." Mr. Glenn's trademark as a fighter pilot was dangerous, low-altitude flying. He survived the 149...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/05/tec_246625.shtml
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Across South Carolina

Search for F-16 fighter pilot lost in crash off coast widens CHARLESTON --- The search for an Air Force F-16 fighter pilot whose plane collided with another jet went into a second full day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/18/met_552320.shtml
Metro
Attitude keeps Prince on throne

Listen to the 27-year-old actor who plays a fighter pilot who can't wait to kick E.T.'s butt in this summer's...Independence Day, says he wanted to cast the Fresh Prince as a fighter pilot after seeing him display impressive range in the movie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/07/18/tel_198976.shtml
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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