Howard Thornton, 85, received several medals that he earned as an aerial gunner on B-24 bombers in the European theater during World War II but was never formally presented during a special ceremony held by the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., Aug. 29, 2009. Here, Col. Mark Kelly (l), 4th FW commander, pins the World War II Victory Medal on Thornton during the ceremony.
Air Force photo by SrA. Ciara Wymbs
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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