Airlift Tanker Association’s Chairman, General Duncan J. McNabb, USAF, Retired, and Senior Vice President, Lieutenant General Vern M. Findley, USAF, Retired, attended the AFA and A/TA jointly sponsored ceremony to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. Joining them was Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen, USAF, Retired. Colonel Halvorsen, better know as the “Candy Bomber”, was A/TA’s 1999 Hall of Fame inductee.
During the ceremony there was a fly-by of a C54, a German A400 and a US C-17 (pictured).
The Honorable F. Whitten Peters, AFA Chairman and former Secretary of the Air Force, General McNabb and Colonel Halvorsen spoke at the ceremony.