Once a pilot, always a pilot

Capt. Jerry Yellin, a former U.S. Army Air Corps fighter pilot, shows a photo taken in 1944 toward the end of World War II, of the 78th Fighter Squadron "Bushmasters," during his visit to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 14, 2016. Yellin enlisted two months after the bombing of Hickam Air Field and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on his 18th birthday. He was a part of the squadron who flew the final combat mission in the Pacific at the conclusion of World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Mike Meares)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Mike Meares
VIRIN: 161214-F-ZB240-096.JPG
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