George's attention to detail is outstanding and he earned a well deserved award for his efforts. I'm sure Kim MIller will always cherish it.
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RADM Bull passed away peacefully on 4 May , at in his Whidbey Island home, surrounded by his beloved wife, 4 sons, and 1 daughter in law. His family was the most important thing to him on this earth, and trumped the truly outstanding legacy of service and leadership that he achieved in his 37 years of Naval Aviation service. The love for the men and women he served with and lead was a hallmark of this exceptional man. His love for country, the people he served, and most importantly his Family are the things that have now risen with him to reunite with his Savior, where Lyle looks down upon us all with love, and pride.
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We will always love you. All those attending are advised to enter through the Langley Gate. All guests must have Identification Driver license, id, etc East,USN Ret. The first run was authored by Agustin de la Poza, a resident of Rota, Spain, whose father was part of the Engineering crew involved in the construction of the base. While the latest run includes editorial revisions by Ed Smith who also served in VQ-2 in the 's. The book contains pages loaded with personal accounts and over pictures; and is bilingual, written in English and Spanish. It also talks about the cultural changes that transpired as a result of the opening of the base and the effect that the presence of the American military had on the town and people over the past 60 years.
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Built for nuclear weapon delivery, the A-3 made its name in Vietnam as a conventional bomber, tanker and Electronic Warfare platform. It excelled in every mission area assigned to it and operated in the US Navy for more than four decades, from through to The title includes details on all of these operations as well as more clandestine reconnaissance missions, and provides information about the men that flew them. He also has more than carrier-arrested landings to his name, and flew 41 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm in He currently works in the aviation industry.
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The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior was a jet-powered strategic bomber developed and produced by. The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior is an American twin-turbojet military aircraft. Its first flight was in It was first used in It was originally designed and built.
Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The prototype XA3D-1 first flew in Production problems pushed back introduction of the first A3D-1 aircraft to , and left the assembly line by the time production ceased in By that time the aircraft's role as a nuclear delivery platform had been handed off to the A3J Vigilante. Skywarriors served in Vietnam as conventional bombers and in other capacities including as an electronic warfare platform designated EA-3B , as tactical reconnaissance and photography platform RA-3B , and as a refueling aircraft KA-3B.
The EA-3B also performed critical functions for the fleet as electronic intelligence gathering platforms, and could carry a crew of up to seven. In its pages you will find a description of the aircraft, performance data, and normal and emergency operations procedures. Originally "restricted", this manual was declassified years ago and is here reprinted in book form, in its entirety.