Veterans Flight 2021

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Navy Veteran "Cash" Barber is Welcomed By Veterans Coordinator Cherylyn Stopler

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Flight Line XO David Schmittou, B-17 Ball Turret Gunner Joe Gossen, and Stearman Pilot Rick Ferrin

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Cherylyn Stopler and Veterans Flight Sponsor Tom Pruter Escort Navy Veteran and Pearl Harbor Survivor Frank Emond

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Navy F6F Pilot Art Leach (101), Who Lives in O'Dell, Illinois is Ready to Fly With Stearman Pilot Carey Hardin

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Veterans Flight Pilot Robby Grice With Army B-24 Pilot Howard Levinson & Helene Ellis Who Came From Chicago

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Veterans Flight Pilot Howard Thomas Gets Pre-Flight Advice From USMC Corsair Pilot Lowell "Red" Truex

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Veterans Flight Stearman Pilot Phil Webb With Army World War II and Korean War Veteran Don Cripps

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Retired Navy Captain, and Former Director of The National Naval Aviation Museum, Bob Rasmussen is Always Ready to Fly 

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Six Veterans Flight Stearmans Taxi for Takeoff to Perform A

Formation Demonstration to Open the Air Show

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Navy F6F "Hellcat" Pilot Art Leach and Veterans Flight Pilot Carey Hardin

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Joe Gossen and Rick Ferrin Ready to Fly

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Vic Syracuse and Frank Emond Ready to Fly. At 103 Years Old, Frank is the Oldest Veteran We Have Flown

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World War II Navy Pilot Jim Liles Gets An Assist From Veterans Flight Pilot Sam Hardin

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Stearman Pilot Robby Grice and Army B-24 Pilot Howard Levinson Turn East for a Pass Along Pensacola Beach

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Marine Corsair Pilot "Red" Truex and Howard Thomas In Super Stearman "Queen of Memphis"

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Army B-24 Pilot Howard Levinson, Helene Ellis and Veterans Flight Stearman Pilot Nick Van Houten

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Navy Stearman 469 (Sam Hardin) and Army Stearman 719 (Vic Syracuse) Head for Pensacola Beach

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Commemorative Air Force Colonels and Veterans Flight Volunteers Dave Sanders and Chuck McDonald - Thank

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Veterans Flight Stearmans Holding Short of the Active Runway Waiting For Takeoff Clearance 

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Three Modern Navy T-6 Trainers Flew After the Veterans Flight Stearmans Performed Their Formation Demonstration

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Navy TH-57 "Sea Ranger" Helicopters Flew  After the Navy T-6's

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Veterans Flight Stearmans Westbound During their Formation Demonstration

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Stearman Pilot Vic Syracuse and Navy Veteran Otis Pollitt

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Many People Watch From Their Boats In Sabine Bay As Sam Hardin Flies Navy 469 East Along Pensacola Beach 

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Commemorative Air Force Colonel Debbie Naylor With Volunteer Enlisted Sailors From NAS Pensacola

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Marine Corsair Pilot "Red" James and Family Are Veterans Fight Regulars

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Flight Line XO David Schmittou and Flight Line Chief Jennie Kinsey Keep Veterans and Pilots Safe and Hydrated

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T-6 Pilot Phillip Grice (Irvington, Alabama) Gives Navy Veteran George Newman a Pre-Flight Brief

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Dave Robinson's SNJ and Phillip Grice's T-6 (Real T-6/SN's with Radial Engines) and Tony Diez's T-34

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Dave Robinson's SNJ (Dan Peterson in Aft Cockpit) and Phillip Grice's T-6 (Art Leach in Aft Cockpit) Ready to Fly

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Veterans Flight Stearmans Eastbound In Front of the Crowd

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Vic Syracuse and Navy Veteran Otis Pollitt Eastbound Over the Crowd on Pensacola Beach

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More and Larger Boats in the Quietwater Area On the North Side of Pensacola Beach

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Navy Veteran Seymour "Si" Marshall Flew TBM Torpedo Bombers in the Pacific and Skyraiders in Korea

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Stearman Pilots Vic Syracuse (Locust Grove, Georgia) and John Rettick (Bloomington, Illinois)

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Stearman Pilot Julie Thomas (Hernando, Mississippi) Helps Marine Corsair Pilot "Red" James Adjust His Helmet (There Was No Velcro During World War II)

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Ground Ops Chief Pat Kinsey and Stearman Pilot Carey Hardin (Starkville, Mississippi)

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Phillip Grice Has His T-6 on the Wing of Dave Robinson's SNJ as the Advanced Trainers

Fly Eastbound Above Pensacola Beach

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Great View of the Early Morning  Air Show Crowd as Sam Hardin (Starkville, Mississippi) and Navy Veteran Si Marshall Fly Over Pensacola Beach