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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...