Distinguished museum visitors

Berlin Airlift Veterans Association

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Seven groups of veterans of the Berlin Airlift and their families visited during their October, 2015 reunion in Oklahoma City.

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Tennessee Air National Guard

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Eight current Tennessee Air National Guard members toured in April, 2015.  This KC-97L cockpit was from one of their former aircraft.

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Cimarron Field Cadet James Thrasher and Family

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James Thrasher was a cadet in Class 44-E and went on to fly Consolidated B-24 Liberators.  His family has visited on numerous occasions.

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United States Congressman Steve Russell

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United States Congressman Steve Russell is a frequent museum visitor.  

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Jack & Sunny Hibbits

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John J. (Jack) Hibbits, the author of the WWII book, "Take 'Er Up Alone Mister" and his daughter Sunny visited in 2013.

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Mustang Field Cadet John Eagleston

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John Eagleston was a Mustang Field cadet and went on to fly combat in P-47 Thunderbolts in the Ninth Air Force.

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General Stanley Newman

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General Stanley Newman, Oklahoma Air National Guard (Retired) flew photo recon Mustangs in WWII and later commanded the Oklahoma Air National Guard.

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Ed Lamb B-24 Tail Gunner and Family

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Ed Lamb was a tail gunner in a Consolidated   B-24 Liberator in the 484th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force.  He brought a lot of family out for a video interview.

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Francis Craven Cimarron 42-G LM Sullivan Mustang 43-J

Francis Craven, Cimarron Field 42-G Cadet and LM Sullivan, Mustang Field 43-J Cadet

Francis Craven, Cimarron Field 42-G Cadet and LM Sullivan, Mustang Field 43-J Cadet

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Bobby Budde (L) and George Budde (R)

Brothers Bobby Budde (L) & George Budde (R) flew during WWII and had long aviation careers after.

These brothers both flew during WWII.   Bobby was a Civilian Instructor in PT-19s at Stamford, TX.   George was flying P-40s during his Advanced training when the war ended.

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Mustang Field Instructor LD Thomas

Mustang Field Civilian Instructor LD Thomas

LD Thomas instructed at Mustang Field in Fairchild PT-19s.   He is one of the first Cimarron or Mustang Field veterans I met.

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