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U.S. Air Force Special Operations School hosted two Vietnam-era U.S. pilots, two Hmong pilots and Dr. Chia Youyee Vang, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor and author of “Fly Until You Die,” during the latest ‘USAFSOS Presents’ event on Oct 18.
191018-F-IY571-0340.JPG Photo By: Senior Airman Caleb Pavao

Oct 22, 2019
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. - Air Commandos with the 492d Special Operations Wing stand with retired veteran pilots who were part of “Operation Waterpump” in front of a retired AT-28A Trojan during a visit at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct 18, 2019. During “Operation Waterpump” a group of Hmong people were trained by U.S. agents to fly T-28 military aircraft in support of the Vietnam War in an effort that is similar to the mission of the 492 SOW’s Combat Aviation Advisors. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Caleb Pavao)


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