Local World War II pilot honored for service

Pam Younker, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Civic Leader, displays of photo of 2nd Lt. Thomas W. Richardson, World War II B-17 pilot’s aircraft, after he crashed landed it in Poland during World War II, while speaking at a posthumous presentation ceremony at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, Jan. 23, 2018. Richardson served in the Army Air Corps 1943 to 1945. He became one of the first B-17 pilots in 8th Air Force’s "Hell's Angels" in the 303rd Bomb Group. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sergeant Andrew Park)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Andrew Park
VIRIN: 180123-F-CA297-0050.JPG
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