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(l-r) 2nd Lt. Herman S. Rasmussen 335 Squadron was KIA when he bailed out at low altitude and his chute did not open in time. He was hit by flak while strafing the Munich-Brunnthal A/D on 9 April 1945. 1st Lt. Robert A. Crammer 335 Squadron became a POW when shot down by flak while strafing the Achmer A/D on 21 March 1945 Lt. Robert C. Buchholz 335 Squadron was KIA when hit by flak while strafing the Munich-Brunnthal A/D on 9 April 1945.

Photo & caption featured in The Debden Warbirds: The 4th Fighter Group in World War II by Frank E. Speer.

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Eric Kopack sits in an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Tridents” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9.

Sailors assigned to the Golden Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 9 watch the sunrise on Aircraft 916, a P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, during its last flight before retiring to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (309 AMARG) at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz. 309 AMARG is responsible for the storage and maintenance of aircraft for future redeployment, parts, or proper disposal following retirement by the military.

Sunrise from the cockpit of a P-3 Orion is kinda hard to beat!

Sailors belonging to the “Golden Eagles” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 9 watch the sunrise on aircraft 916, a P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, during its last flight before getting dropped off at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (309 AMARG) at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona. 309 AMARG is responsible for the storage and maintenance of aircraft for future redeployment, parts, or proper disposal following retirement by the military. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Porter/released)

An F/A-18C Super Hornet assigned to the Vampires of Fighter Attack Squadron (VX) 9, is launched from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).