13 BS uploads legacy: I wanted to fly

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Fortney, center, a former 13th Bomb Squadron (BS) commander, and his family tour the B-2 Spirit during their visit with Lt. Col. Matthew Newell, third from right, the current 13th BS commander, and fellow Team Whiteman members at Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Mo., July 26, 2016. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fortney was chief of the control division at Barksdale AFB, La. He later transferred to Andersen AFB, Guam as the vice commander from June 1966 through July 1968. While at Andersen, he flew numerous B-52 Stratofortress missions over Vietnam. In 1968, he served as base commander of Blytheville AFB, Ark., until his retirement in June 1971. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith
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