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  • Charles R. Sibert, Air Force chief and former WWII POW, dies at 98

    Chief Master Sgt. Charles R. Sibert, World War II veteran and former prisoner of war died March 12, 2022 at home in Belton, Mo., at the age of 98. Surrounded by his children and grandchildren, the 21-year veteran flew as a tail gunner in World War II aboard a B-17 Flying Fortress.

  • 476th Fighter Group deputy commander recalls lessons learned as POW

    “I said goodbye to myself because I thought I was a dead man.”As a young first lieutenant, Lt. Col. Rob “Sweetness” Sweet, never thought he’d have to live a nightmare. But that’s just what happened when Sweet, now the deputy commander of the 476th Fighter Group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia,