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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We are honored in the trust you place in us. We will
honor and respect that trust."
Source: Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Charles D.
Metcalf, director of the National Museum of the US Air Force at
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH to the eight Doolittle Raiders
attending a reunion at the base last week on the 64th anniversary
of the famous raid. The museum is now home to the "Doolittle
Goblets" -- 80 silver goblets commemorating each man who flew in
the raid over Japan.