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This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the Doolittle Raid on Japan. Retired Army Lt. Col Richard Cole recounts his experience from the historic flight.
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Photo: Tech. Sgt. Wayne White uses a range map and radio in order to communicate with pilots and coordinate an airstrike Feb. 25, 2014 at the Barry Goldwater Air Force Range, Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, Ariz. Airmen from the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron took advantage of Gila Bend's expansive bomb range to call in airstrikes from aircraft including A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and F-16C Fighting Falcons. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Shane Karp/ Released)

Tech. Sgt. Wayne White uses a range map and radio in order to communicate with pilots and coordinate an airstrike Feb. 25, 2014 at Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, Ariz.
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Photo: Two F-16 Fighting Falcons, assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron, land in sync after a training sortie at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 13, 2014. The Wolf Pack ensures readiness by presenting pilots with different training scenarios to further reinforce the Wolf Pack's ability to fight tonight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales/Released)

Two U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron, land in sync after a training sortie on Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, Feb. 13, 2014.
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In “This Week in the DoD” for May 18: After 42 years, Army Spc. Leslie Sabo Jr. was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. In a ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama lauded the soldier, who died destroying …
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Every day, naval aviators prepare for more than a dozen flights taking off at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, but none quite as unique as Lt. Ryan Mattson’s latest mission.  His final flight with this squadron is significant for a …
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