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Finding 'Little Miss Claire'
Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jack Nichols (right) and his wife Claire Nichols (left) hold a photo of Jack when he was a crew chief for F-86E Sabre tail number 51-2848, named in honor of his wife, "Little Miss Claire," at their home in Mays Landing, N.J., April 1, 2014. Nichols spent his 40-year career in the New Jersey Air National Guard, starting at Newark Airport, N.J., with the 119th Air Base Squadron working on the P-51 Mustang, and finishing his career with the F-106 Delta Darts of the 177th Fighter Wing. A little-known photo of the New Jersey Air National Guard F-86 Sabre surfaced, and the real "Little Miss Claire" was found to be living less than three miles from the 119th Fighter Squadron's current home at Atlantic City International Airport, N.J. The Nichols will celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary on April 27, 2014. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Matt HechtReleased |  VIRIN: 140401-Z-NI803-004.JPG