Profiles in Courage: William “Bill” Gornik

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Many months of rigorous training and years of dedicated service to the Air Force positioned William Gornik well for a SR-71 Blackbird “special project”.

Posted On: May 22, 2020

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Profiles in Courage: Grace A. Pankow

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Missing her husband fighting in Africa, Grace Pankow received comfort knowing that she was helping end the war with every airplane brake line she attached.

Posted On: May 13, 2020

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A glimpse into the past: headlines and celebrations from the end of WWII in Europe

By: Warhawk Air Museum

On this 75th anniversary of the ending of WWII, the Warhawk presents a few headlines and photos that captured the world’s attention on May 7 & 8, 1945.

Posted On: May 8, 2020

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Profiles in Courage: David Haggard

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It takes a certain kind of man to fly over and (purposely) crash-land into Nazi-occupied Europe. That man was David Haggard, US Army Air Corps glider pilot.

Posted On: May 6, 2020

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Profiles in Courage: Curtis “Curt” Bowers

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Feeling a call to re-enlist in the Army, Curt Bowers became a “pistol-packing” Chaplain dedicated to preaching, and living, his beliefs during the Vietnam war.

Posted On: April 25, 2020

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Profiles in Courage: Tom Schornak

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After a napalm drop turned sideways and facing imminent capture, Tom Schornak, with the help of his fellow Air Force and Army pilots, fought his way back to base.

Posted On: April 15, 2020

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