Remembering our American heroes

Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, far left, 509th Bomb Wing commander, stands with World War II veterans at the 509th Composite Group monument Sept. 25, 2015, at Wendover, Utah. The remaining survivors of the 509th CG gathered at Wendover Air Field for their final reunion and the 70th commemoration of WWII. 509th CG veterans pictured, from left, Vern Rowley, 393rd Bombardment Squadron B-29 aircraft radio operator; William Miller, 320th Troop Carrier Squadron C-54 Skymaster radio operator; Russell Gackenbach, 393rd BS B-29 navigator; Robert Gilman, 603rd Aviation Engineering Squadron technician during Operation Crossroads; and Norris Jerrnigan, 393rd BS intelligence analyst. (Courtesy Photo)

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