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The 55th Wing has earned Air Combat Commands 2017 Meritorious Unit Award, this is the 11th time the Fightin' Fifty-Fifth has won the award. Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth earns MUA
Air Combat Command recently announced the 55th Wing as one of its Meritorious Unit Award recipients for 2017.The 55th Wing was just one of six wings to earn the award from the command, which recognizes organizations for outstanding achievement or service in direct support of combat operations.“Every member of the Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth should wear
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Suitcase in hand, 2nd Lt. Harry Burdette was enroute to Miami for mandatory leave given to prisoners of war. His grandson Capt. Shawn Jensen, a RC-135 Rivet Joint pilot with the 763rd Reconnaissance Wing, refers to his grandfather's diary when he needs a reminder of the sacrifices his grandfather made in captivityas a prisoner of war for 18 months in Nazi Germany. (Courtesy photo/Richard Burdette/Released) Offutt Airman continues Grandfather’s World War II legacy
“You are standing on the shoulders of giants,” said Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Good, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, as he spoke with the newcomers of the 379th AEW during an early morning briefing.Good was referring to the history the 379th Bombardment Group made during World War II in the skies over Europe. The assertion by the command
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