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Two former aviators show support at Salute to Veterans Airshow

May 28, 2011 | 6:49 p.m. CDT
Jean McCreery sits next to Joe Bacon, a veteran aviator in Vietnam, during the Salute to the Nation Solemn Ceremony during the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport . McCreery, 87, is one of the remaining WASPs (Women's Air Force Service Pilot) from World War II. McCreary and Bacon flew to Columbia in a Cessna that McCreary navigated from Oklahoma.

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