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Shani, Joshua

Joshua Shani flew lead in one of history’s most dramatic and successful aerial commando operations. Upon graduation from the Israeli Air Force (IAF) Academy, he received his wings in 1965 and began a career in airlift and special operations, first flying the...

Holland, Charles R.

General Charles R. “Charlie”Holland served as the first Air Force officer in charge of United States Special Operation Command. He was born in West Virginia, and was graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree in...

Flatley, James H. III

James H. Flatley IIIJim Flatley entered aviation history in October 1963 as a U.S. Navy test pilot. As the Flight Test Carrier Suitability Project Pilot, he piloted the largest aircraft ever to land upon an aircraft carrier. Flatley was born in San Diego, California...