Memorial Day is the
time to remember those of our military that have paid the
highest price for the freedoms that we enjoy. Each year, I
ride along with various aviation groups to capture the
flight and to also remember my fallen brothers and sisters.
We flew two flights on Memorial Day. This first one was over
the Pierce Bothers Valley Oaks Griffin Memorial Park where
they hold their annial Memorial Day service. For this
flight, we had a North American PBJ (Navy version of the
B-25 Mitchell) flown by Jason Somes and Mike Hohls of
the Commemorative Air Force, Southern California Wing lead
the flight. Four Beech T-34 Mentors formed up with the PBJ
flown by Michael Maloco, Ron Alldredge, Marc Russell and
John Russell. After the flyovers, the T-34s broke off from
the PBJ to do some formation work over the clouds off the
coast. It was a great and safe flight and a big thanks goes
out to all teh crews involved.
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