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Old 2 August 2017, 09:23
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Originally Posted by CDRODA396 View Post
Arkansas! My father spent 17 yrs as a Radar-Navigator in a BUFF. Six, 6-month tours bombing the shit out of bad guys in VN, including flying round the clock missions in support of Khe Sanh. I see articles occasionally about LTC's with 25 or 30 years of flying time earning their 10000 hours patch, he had his as a CPT with under 10 in...back before crew rest hampered killin' bad guys!
I had an assistant principal in high school who was a bombardier on B-52s during VN. He talked about how the planes to his left and right would go down or be hit and trying to make it out. Man, yes, balls of steel.
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