the four surviving Doolittle Raiders gathered in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., April
17-20, 2013, for what they've said would be the Raiders' final public reunion. Retired
Lt. Col. Richard Cole, retired Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, and retired SSgt. David Thatcher
took part in the reunion festivities marking the 71st anniversary of the
Doolittle Raiders' B-25 bombing raid on Japan on April 18, 1942. Here (from left)
Thatcher, Saylor, and Cole salute deceased Raider retired MSgt. Edwin
Horton at Horton's gravesite in Fort Walton Beach, April 18, 2013.Air Force photo
by SrA. Carlin Leslie
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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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