Category Archives: Remembering

Here’s how the Air Force is remembering its first female pilots

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Retired Lt. Col. Kathy LaSauce got “hooked on airplanes” when she became one of the Air Force’s first female officers in aircraft maintenance — a field previously barred to women in the service — after joining the service in 1972 “How many young people get to start a life where they are trained about airplanes?” […]

‘I didn’t know I was young:’ Remembering the Korean War 70 years later

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Retired Army Maj. Bill Terwilliger was only a 17-year-old boy from Colton, South Dakota when he joined the Army in 1950. It all started when he and a friend decided to drive 30 minutes to Sioux Falls and connect with military recruiters after school. Terwilliger spoke with an Army recruiter, who visited his family’s farm […]