Coming full circle: A chief uncovers great-uncle's WWII crash site, 70 years later
A letter written by Gaston Mean, an Aywaille, Belgium resident for more than 70 years, depicting the events that lead to Mean helping extract members of a downed B-17 Flying Fortress, Dec. 24, 1944. The crew of the B-17 included 1st Lt. Vernal Cuno Becker, the great-uncle of current U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James McCloskey. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Shane S. Karp / Released)

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