Elinor Otto, the longest serving “Rosie the Riveter” from World War II who worked in the aerospace industry for 68 years, flew in a C-17 for the first time on Monday. Otto helped make every C-17 Boeing produced over her lengthy career, before retiring in 2014 at the age of 95.
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Memorial Day is a time to remember all those who died fighting for their country, just like A1C William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force pararescueman who took part in more than 250 rescue missions before he was killed at the age of 21. His selflessness and valor in the Vietnam War earned him an Air Force Cross and, eventually, a Medal of Honor.
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