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Robbie Risner, RIP  
User currently offlinePGNCS From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 3081 posts, RR: 48
Posted (2 years 7 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 16121 times:


I rarely start a topic, but this gentleman is certainly deserving of his own. USAF Brig. Gen. Robinson “Robbie” Risner was best known as an F-105 pilot and POW during the Vietnam war, though he also flew in WW II and Korea (where he became an F-86 ace) and was an inspiration to those who served with him, and a served as a role model for those of us who came after him who were fortunate enough to wear Air Force wings.

A great leader and pilot has passed. RIP, Sir.

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User currently offlinemechatnew From United States of America, joined May 2005, 114 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (2 years 7 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 15864 times:

Just like the passing earlier this year of Col. Bud Day. WWII, Korea, and Vietnam POW. Not too many men like this.
RIP General Risner.

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