77 Years of Courage
Retired Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole, co-pilot to Jimmy Doolittle during the Doolittle Raid, smiles as he honors the U.S. flag during the singing of the National Anthem at an airshow in Burnet, Texas. Cole passed away April 8, 2019, and will be honored during a memorial service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, on the 77th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, April 18, 2019. For more information, see the bottom of the article “77 Years of Courage”. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)