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455th AEW Photos

Grandfather’s World War II legacy continued by pilot grandson

Capt. Shawn Jensen, now an RC-135 Rivet Joint pilot with the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, is from San Antonio, Texas. His grandfather, 2nd Lt. Harry Burdette, began his pilot training at what is today's Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Both gentlemen trained on the T-6 Texan single engine aircraft from th enjoyed their respective eras while earning their wings. Richard Burdette, Shawn's father confirmed that he has heard his father and Capt. Jensen remark how they enjoyed flying the T- 6. (U. S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patino/Released)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Carlos J. Trevino
VIRIN: 160912-F-ES117-001.JPG
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