USAF already has narrowed the field for a new light attack aircraft to two competitors: Textron Aviation, which is offering the AT-6 (shown at top), and Sierra Nevada and Embraer, offering the A-29 Super Tucano (shown at bottom). Air Force photos.
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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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