Military Appreciation Day 4-8-2017

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Military Appreciation Day at the Fort Walton Beach Landing. Perfect beautiful day April 8th 2017.
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Lt. Col Bill McCowen (left) and Lt. Col Sam Lombardo – WWII Vets and National Treasures both.
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Bill McCowen and Sam Lombardo discussing tactics
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Lisa McCowen showing appreciation to Sam
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Sam spending most of the afternoon answering questions and recounting his amazing career
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TBD (left) and Bill McCowen
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Bill McCowen and TBD
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Bill McCowen greeted by Eddy Culpepper
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Eddy Culpepper calling Ray Hughes to set up future interviews with WWII Vets like Bill and Sam that he met today.
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Thanking Bill for his service
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Clint McCowen with his hero and Dad, Bill McCowen
Clint and Lisa McCowen
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Clint has the honor of meeting Richard Cole (last surviving Doolittle Raider)
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Clint has the honor of meeting Richard Cole (last surviving Doolittle Raider)
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Bill McCowen (right) has the honor of meeting Richard Cole (last surviving Doolittle Raider)
Oswalt Picture
Jim Leavelle (white hat)
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Clint with the honor of meeting Jim Leavelle
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Lisa with Jim Leavelle
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Bill McCowen and Jim Leavelle
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Helen McCowen and Jim Leavelle
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Clint is very honored to meet Richard Cole
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Richard Cole and Bill McCowen
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Clint McCowen, Sam Lombardo, Bill McCowen
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Clint McCowen, Sam Lombardo, Bill McCowen, Marty Siegel
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Pelican, Lisa and Clint McCowen
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Clint, Bill, Helen, Lisa McCowen enjoying a beautiful sunny day and live music at the FWB landing
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Banner of the Doolittle Raiders
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Doolittle Raiders Banner
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Richard Cole and Bill McCowen

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