Frank Keenan

...Augusta, GA where he attended Richmond Academy and Augusta College. Frank served his country in the Marine Corps as a fighter pilot in the Pacific theater during WWII and in the Korean Conflict. His love of aviation shaped his career. Frank was...

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...

Curtis Whaley

...Janice Schryer Whaley for 43 years. Lieutenant Commander Curt Whaley enjoyed his service in the U.S. Navy as a fighter pilot in squadron VF-32. His ship the USS Tarawa was en route to Korea when the conflict ended. He retired in 1975 from...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

Smith: Payne Stewart's death should be catalyst for improved aircraft safety rules

...Heroes: Jimmie Dyess and the 4th Marine Division.) I FIRST encountered explosive decompression when I was a young fighter pilot flying over France at night in a single seat F-100 fighter aircraft. The year was 1960 but I can still remember...

Opinion columns
Former SC Treasurer Grady Patterson dies at 85

...Carolina's longtime former state treasurer and World War II fighter pilot , died Monday. He was 85. His longtime spokesman Trav...University of South Carolina. CAREER: The World War II fighter pilot flew combat missions from Iwo Jima then flew during...

F-16 pilot missing after collision over Atlantic

...Carolina coast as the search expanded Friday for an F-16 fighter pilot whose jet collided with another during night training...Thursday accident. He said Capt. Giglio has been a fighter pilot for 18 months but hadn't been at Shaw very long...