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455th AEW Photos

Grandfather’s World War II legacy continued by pilot grandson

The late Harry Burdette visiting with his grandson, then 5-year-old Shawn Jensen, in 1990 in San Antonio, Texas. Jensen, now an RC-135 Rivet Joint pilot with the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, has always admired the spiritual strength of both his grandfather, a B-17 Flying Fortress pilot who flew for the 379th Bombardment Group in World War II, and his father, a retired F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot. (Courtesy photo/Richard Burdette/Released)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Carlos J. Treviño
VIRIN: 160911-F-DM793-102.JPG
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