2016 Gathering of Eagles

Retired United States Army Lt. Col. Richard Cole, 2016 Gathering of Eagles honoree, speaks of his time as Jimmy Doolittle’s copilot on the first bomber to launch from the USS Hornet after Pearl Harbor attacks, during the Air Command and Staff College’s 2016 Gathering of Eagles event, May 31, 2016, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. In 1943, he took part in Operation THURSDAY, the first Allied all-aerial invasion. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Donna Burnett)

PHOTO BY: Donna L. Burnett
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