On May 12, 2023, an event in Tyler, Texas hosted by CampV and the Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the service of 33 Vietnam War veterans. Each received the congressional commemorative lapel pin.
He was only 18 years old when Earl Schroeder found a sense of place within the United States Air Force. Trained as a radar technician he was stationed around the States at various radar installations as part of the Air Defense Command – a security bubble providing early warning of […]
He opened a newspaper and saw a photo of an A-1 Skyraider and said, “I want to fly that.” Little did he know the legendary future that awaited him at the controls of that airplane. Jim Beggerly served 21 years in the US Air Force and was awarded 2 Silver […]
LT COL Mark Novak spent 27 years serving in the USAF and ANG, piloting the B-1 Lancer and KC-135, but when he retired, he didn’t stop flying. Today, with over 8,600 flying hours, he’s still racking up more flying the nearly 80 year old B-29 named “Doc” – one of […]
USAF Maj Haden “Gator” Fullam is the commander and pilot of the Air Force A-10 Demonstration Team, but there’s much more to this story than just flying airshows. He earned his stunt pilot skills by flying combat missions against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and the Taliban in Afghanistan.