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A/TA Board Members Participate in A/TA and AFA Berlin Airlift 70th Anniversary Ceremony

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.

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