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Capt. Shawn Jensen, a E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System pilot with the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaisance Squadron, discovered his grandfather's Class A jacket from his Army Air Corps jacket and tried it on. His grandfather was a B-17 Flyng Fortress pilot with 379th Bombardment Group, today's 379th Air Expeditionary Wing traces its heritage to the 379th BG. (Courtesy photo/Capt. Shawn Jensen/Released)


Grandfather’s World War II legacy continued by pilot grandson

Capt. Shawn, an RC-135 Rivet Joint pilot from the 55th Wing at Offutt AFB, Nebraska and flying with the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaisance Squadron, discovered his grandfather's Class A jacket from his Army Air Corps jacket and tried it on. His grandfather was a B-17 Flyng Fortress pilot with 379th Bombardment Group, today's 379th Air Expeditionary Wing traces its heritage to the 379th BG. (Courtesy photo by Capt. Shawn)

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