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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
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
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
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
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
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...

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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
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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171435694